Stop Trying To Reconcile Pie And Cake

I'm not saying we have to be sworn enemies. But as yet another cake-pie hybrid lands in our inbox, I feel it's my duty to inform all you dessert Utopians that...it's the League of Nations of desserts. » 10/26/10 4:46pm 10/26/10 4:46pm

Is This The Most Unappetizing Cakewreck of All Time?

Neither vagina, ass nor diaphragm, this is, in fact, a cake model of a bronze sculpture called "Pear Tree." No word on whether said sculpture resembles the aforementioned items (or a bedpan, even). Any locals care to weigh in? » 10/15/10 3:19pm 10/15/10 3:19pm

Pie Vs. Cake: Pie Is Champion

And that's that. For all of the years, the tears, and the laughter, the war of Pie Vs. Cake today comes to an end, with Cake waving the white flag. But Pie's win is not without controversy! » 4/06/10 3:30pm 4/06/10 3:30pm

Reminder: Pie/Cake Championship Polls Close At 2pm EDT

Cheesecake vs. Red Velvet, the best of pies and cakes, respectively. And now it's time to declare a superior dessert, once and for all. It's the best of the genres; vote now or forever hold your peace! [March Madness Championship] » 4/06/10 12:30pm 4/06/10 12:30pm

The Pie Vs. Cake Championship Match: One Dessert To Rule Them All

Butler/Duke who? NCAA wha? Today's real championship is about one pie, one cake, and the final battle to bring closure to an endless war. It all comes down to this. And there can only be one. » 4/05/10 3:00pm 4/05/10 3:00pm

Cake: A Vote For The Heart And The Moments That Make Us Human

As we near the final moments of Pie/Cake championship, wherein one dessert shall be granted glory, we've asked the biggest cheerleaders to step forward in a personal appeal for their respective favorites. Intern Maura's making the case for Cake. » 4/05/10 1:00pm 4/05/10 1:00pm

Pie: A Vote For Hard Work And Deceptively Simple Pleasures

As we near the final moments of Pie vs. Cake championship, wherein one dessert shall be granted glory, we've asked the team cheerleaders to step forward in a personal appeal for their respective favorites. Sadie's making the case for Pie. » 4/05/10 12:00pm 4/05/10 12:00pm

Reminder: Pie/Cake Final Four Polls Close at 12pm EDT

Last chance to vote on the weighty matter of which pie and cake ascend to the March Madness championship game, ultimately sealing once and for all the matter of which dessert is superior. Pressure. Is. On. [March Madness Final Four] » 4/05/10 10:45am 4/05/10 10:45am

March Madness: The Final Four Of Pie/Cake

The last round of voting really came down to the wire, with both Cake Conference winners claiming victory by a hair. In both cases, we had upsets — making today's conference championship even more exciting. » 4/02/10 4:00pm 4/02/10 4:00pm

One Shining Moment: The Best Of March Madness Pie Vs. Cake

32 desserts, each with a story. Talent. Skill. Dedication. Drive. All for a shot at greatness. Hearts were broken; dreams, shattered. And from the wreckage, a champion will emerge. » 4/02/10 2:40pm 4/02/10 2:40pm

Reminder: Pie/Cake Votes Are Really Close! Polls Close At 1:55pm EDT

OMG! The Final Four is this afternoon, and which pastries make it will come down to the last minute. Seriously. Vote now, 'cause the Cake Conference numbers right now are too close to call. [March Madness, Day 11] » 4/02/10 12:20pm 4/02/10 12:20pm

March Madness: All Of The Elite Eight, All At Once

How do you feel about intensity? As in, can you handle it? Because today all eight warriors are on the court, and the entire Final Four will be decided here and now. No mercy for the weak! » 4/01/10 2:20pm 4/01/10 2:20pm

Reminder: Pie/Cake Polls Close At 1:55pm EDT

There's still time left to rock the vote in the final match of the Sweet Sixteen! The competitors are Ice Cream Cake vs. Carrot; French Silk Pie vs. Cheesecake. [March Madness, Day 10] » 4/01/10 12:30pm 4/01/10 12:30pm

March Madness: The Sweetest Sixteen All Comes Down To This

The latest: Wedding Cake lost at the blood-red hands of Red Velvet; Key Lime Pie, meanwhile, took down beloved Blueberry. But! It's the last day of the Sweet Sixteen and for the Elite Eight, every vote counts. » 3/31/10 3:00pm 3/31/10 3:00pm

Reminder: Pie/Cake Polls Close At 1:55pm EDT

We're almost done with our Sweetest Sixteen! Cast your votes in the latest matchups: Wedding Cake vs. Red Velvet and Key Lime Pie vs. Blueberry — speak loud and proud, people! [March Madness, Day 9 » 3/31/10 12:20pm 3/31/10 12:20pm

March Madness: Pies And Cakes Are Out For Blood

No surprises in the Pie Conference: Boston Cream got, uh, creamed by heavy-hitter Pumpkin. But the Cake Conference was a squeaker: German Chocolate just barely beat Coffee. But today's matchups are, ahem, no cakewalk (I'm on a roll here). » 3/30/10 2:00pm 3/30/10 2:00pm

Reminder: Pie vs. Cake Polls Close at 1:55pm EDT

The Sweetest Sixteen is well under way, but you still have a chance to cast your vote in the latest matches: Boston Cream Pie vs. Pumpkin and German Chocolate Cake vs. Coffee. [March Madness, Day 8] » 3/30/10 12:30pm 3/30/10 12:30pm

March Madness: Sweet Sixteen Tastes Sour For Pie And Cake Losers

The latest matches ended on a brutal note: #1 seeds Apple Pie and Birthday Cake trounced the competition in their respective categories, guaranteeing them a slot in the Elite Eight. But there's more proud, tasty warriors vying for that honor. » 3/29/10 2:00pm 3/29/10 2:00pm

The Sweet Science: Proof That Pie Trumps Cake

I love cake. Cake is wonderful. But it is too easy to get caught up in the idea of cake. When you compare the data, it is clear that pie is a better choice. » 3/29/10 12:00pm 3/29/10 12:00pm