I have something really important that we have to settle today. This was briefly touched on in Riese’s 22 Sandwich Cookies, Ranked, but we have to delve deeper. What the hell kind of food is an oatmeal creme pie? And a moon pie, for that matter. What is it?? It’s not a sandwich cookie. It clearly calls itself a pie but what the fuck kind of pie do you know that’s actually a sandwich?? None! You know no pies that are actually sandwiches because that’s not real! WHY IS IT CALLED A PIE? If it’s not a pie (it’s not) or a sandwich cookie (it’s not), then what. the grand heck. is it? A small layer cake? Why are we calling it a pie? What other sandwiched snacks are calling themselves pies like this? I’ll tell you one thing: google isn’t going to save us here.
We are on our on.
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Wish I could project this onto my living room and bedroom walls in a loop.
I came here looking for answers, but all I found was more questions about cookies and pies. Life is full of mysteries….. and confused pies. I accept you for who you are cookie pie that resembles more of a cake full of creamy goodness.
“What the hell kind of food is an oatmeal creme pie?”
That’s an easy one: amazing and fantastic food! =)
I think the oatmeal creme pie is totally a sandwich cookie. If somebody gave me one of the cookies from an oatmeal creme pie I’d be like “why’s this cookie so soft?” but I’d still recognize it as a cookie.
What’s DEFINITELY not a pie is the Boston Cream Pie, which is absolutely a cake, and also I think it’s kinda gross.
Well I’ll be damned. Boston Cream Pie is a cake. Is there no logic to this world anymore?
Y’all…. Beyoncé performing “Daddy Issues” with the Dixie Chicks was the collaboration I had no clue I needed! The blending of Bey and Natalie’s voices left me longing for an entire album.
& it also made my huge liberal bleeding heart SO frickin’ happy to see the Chicks back on a stage that they were (figuratively) kicked off of so many years ago…. bringing down the house with another incredibly strong, intelligent and talented woman.
Also, I subsisted on oatmeal creme pies for lunch in high school…. so my answer to what kind of food are they? …. they’re Life, is what they are!
“oatmeal cream pies lying to yourself”
A+ article 100% consisting of editorial google searches, please
I may or may not have gone down like an hour long rabbit trail reading about moonpies, whoopie pies, boston cream pies… the most vexing part to me was that I could find things addressing why whoopie pies were called that, but they only talked about the “whoopie” part which honestly doesn’t seem that mysterious or in need of explanation compared to these damn cake cookie things being called pies.
also and unrelatedly: lesbian farmers courtesy of the new emojis. just sayin’.
Those shoes, are super cool, and also cheap??? Thanks for the link!
Right? I ordered myself a pair and can’t wait to try them out. There’s usually so little selection in boys’ sizes.
Let’s not forget the Whoopi pie, which says can be considered either pie, cookie, or cake. Then we have some people who refer to pizza as pizza pie. What’s the deal there?
Also, found this via google trying to petition the dictionary to adjust the definitions of pie? Oxford English dictionary refers to pie as a baked dish that is pasty based on the crust and/or top, which I don’t think pizza is, but oatmeal cream pie, and others mention here could be. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/11417696/When-is-a-pie-not-a-pie-Foods-greatest-debate.html
Deep dish pizza seems like a pie. All normal pizzas though I dunno, I don’t think so.
This is how I feel. I moved to Connecticut and people ask what toppings I want on my pie when I try to order a pizza. I’m like, is berries a wrong answer here? Is it a complimentary pie when you order a pizza?
But then again, most of the bars here have ‘cafe’ in the name…Carmine’s Cafe is a bar, Gin Dee’s cafe is a strip club…”let’s meet at the cafe” has a whole new meaning out here.
i just clicked on this article and REWIND. THERE’S SUCH A THING AS BRITISH PIE WEEK???
Apparently so, and we should totally make it an Autostraddle thing!
See, I would so love to take the a mixed sex bisexual couples study as a bisexual epidemiologist with a data fetish in a mixed-sex couple, but they had to go and make it for cohabitating couples! I am NOT that type of queer. What’s the opposite of U-Haul?
Our mothers had women caves. It was called the Living Room to now where. The living room that as children we were not allowed to ever go in. The one room in the house that had matching furniture and knicknacks all over. The one place we rarely saw guests in. Now most of us can’t afford two nickels and thus can barely afford a studio.
Actually my parents never had the luxury of one of those rooms. But I had some well do uncles and aunts that did.