"There Once Was a Judge from Pie Social...." Meet the Winner of Our Limerick Contest

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We have a winner!

We received more than a dozen limericks in our quest to select a judge (who will join our esteemed panel) for Pie Social, Saturday, November 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. on Roosevelt and 2nd streets in Phoenix.

See also:
- The Final Celebrity Lineup for Pie Social 2012
- Pie Social 2012: All the Sweet Details

The third annual event -- co-sponsored by Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row -- will feature pies baked by 14 celebrity chefs, as well as a community pie sharing section. (Dust off your cookbook -- bring 2 pies and you'll get 5 tasting tickets; or pay $10 for 5 tickets, proceeds go to Bioscience High School clubs.)

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Tedd Roundy
Something gooey and delicious from last year's Pie Social.

Competition was fierce in the limerick contest.

We were particularly fond of Kiersten Traina's entry:

When shortening and flour join forces
They round out a dinner of courses
Apple, chocolate or cherry
Rhubarb or mixed berry
And so goes the sweet Life of Pi(e)

And there was this from Charlotte Merrill:

I'll umpire the Gauntlet of Pie,
on a berry and cherry filled high,
and I'll glide down each row
with my apron in tow
praying for oversupply.

We also got a smile from Allen Freeman:

There was a young schoolboy of Tie
Who was baked by mistake in a pie.
To his mother's disgust
He emerged through the crust,
And exclaimed, with a yawn, "Where am I?"

But only one stole our hearts.

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