Happy Pi Day! To celebrate, I'm previewing the songs and drink I'll post later today at Booman Tribune for this week's edition of Midweek Cafe and Lounge #56, a weekly music feature there. In keeping with the last two Pi Days, the songs and drink share a pie theme.
I begin with Madonna's cover of Don McLean's iconic American Pie.
Go get 'em, local girl!
Next, Jay & the Techniques with their 1967 hit Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie.
That was a fun discovery on YouTube.
The final song on a pie theme is I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) by The Four Tops.
I enjoyed working backwards in time with these songs.
Now for the drink, Flaming Pumpkin Pie Shots from Tipsy Bartender, of course.
Here's the recipe:When I post the Booman Tribune version, which will be modified and expanded, I'll post the link here. In the meantime, Happy Pi Day and Beware The Ides of March!
FLAMING PUMPKIN PIE SHOT
1 part Coffee Liqueur
1 part Irish Cream
1 part Goldschläger
Pumpkin Pie Spice
1. Pour coffee liqueur into the base of a shot glass before layering on Irish cream
2. Carefully top with a layer of goldschläger.
3. Ignite the top of the drink and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.
ETA: Booman Tribune version, Midweek Cafe and Lounge, Vol. 56, has been posted.
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