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Comfort Yourself with Pie, America

Julia Bainbridge
Food Editor
July 2, 2014

When Belgium scored that second goal in yesterday afternoon’s World Cup match against the United States, our collective cringes shook the earth. And then—wait, is that the sound of a tree falling in the distance? No, it’s the audible heartbreak of every American from sea to shining sea. 

We need pie. So we went spelunking in our vast pie recipe database, and we picked out a lucky 13 of the best to lift the spirits of our fellow Americans—and especially those on Team USA, who played a hell of a game. Bake one tonight and every night until you’re vertical again.

Remember to tip your fork to Tim Howard, whose 16 saves were the most out of any goal keeper EVER in a World Cup match. Now that’s worth getting your cheer back on for: USA! USA!

Coconut-Key Lime Pie

Rhubarb Pie

Mississippi Mud Pie

Chicken and Kale Hand Pies with Cheddar Crust