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11 Delicious Reasons Why Pie Is Better Than Cake

Pie versus cake — it's one of the most heated debates of all time. But there can only be one victor, and it is obviously [drumroll] pie. And for everything you need to bake the perfect pie this holiday season, head to your local Safeway.

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5. Pies can be galettes (or tarts).

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A galette is a pie that doesn't use a pie pan, and it's easier to make. Start with a pre-made pie crust for this fast apricot peach galette from This Week for Dinner.

8. Pi Day (March 14) celebrates math and — yep, you guessed it — pie!

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Pi Day on March 14 — inspired by the mathematical constant 3.14... — also celebrates pie. There's no holiday for cake though. Celebrate your next Pi Day with these individual lemon meringue pies in mason jars from It All Started with Paint.

10. Pies can be filled with nuts.

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But how many cakes can say the same thing? For a pecan-filled (and gluten-free) pie that everyone will love, try this oatmeal pecan tart from Café Johnsonia.

Show your support for Team Pie!

Stop by your local Safeway for all the pie-making essentials at a great value to make this holiday season the most delicious one yet.