Great thread, and I love all of those pies.
But when I think of pies I also include the savory ones, such as pot pies, beef pies, shepherd's pie, ham pies, fish pies, and yes, one I first tried after some liquid courage, steak and kidney pie.
One of the best culinary aspects of Thanksgiving is the pot pies we make a few days later. They disappear almost as fast as we can make them.
After visiting the UK, I realized how tasty a savory pie can be.
Now I am a convert.
And am learning that cooking those pies is not very difficult at all.
Am not knocking the wonderful sweet pies. If I had to choose a favorite among those, I could not.
Just really am a fan of savory pies as well.