Texas’ New Official Pie and the Movie That It Always Makes Me Think Of

by Joey deVilla on April 5, 2013

pecan pie

It’s official: the official pie of the state of Texas is the pecan pie. It turns out that 20% of U.S. pecans come from Texas, even though many people — myself included — associate pecans with Georgia.

You know what else I think of when someone says “pecan” and especially “pecan pie”? The movie which features this scene:

Ah, what the hell, it’s Friday. Here, watch the whole movie:

Here’s a strange parallel: like Harry, I was married for five years after which the wife decided to move out, and now I’m seeing a cute blonde.

And I’ve made a woman “meow”.

One more thing:

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Marichka April 5, 2013 at 2:47 pm

A classic for so many reasons, and a favourite forever. “Pecan piiiiiiiiieeeeee……” I still make that same face whenever I say that. :-)

Bruce Arthurs April 5, 2013 at 6:32 pm

My first thought at the pie pic was of that Imperial battleship at the beginning of STAR WARS, the one that came onto the screen and just kept going and going and going….

Kaleberg April 21, 2013 at 11:36 pm

That sure doesn’t look like a pecan pie. That’s a chocolate pecan pie, a yankee thing. Real southerners don’t each chocolate, they eat HFCS in the form of Karo syrup.

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