Weekly Musings: Easy as Pie

What's a Weekly Musings you ask? It's a look at this week's top trends. Helping you make data-driven decisions for your content calendar and staying up-to-date on what users are talking about is what it's all about.

Fall trends just for you—pie kid you not! It's that time of year again where anything that can be baked in a crust will be. From sweet to savory recipes, these new takes on the traditional are currently engaging audiences.


1. APPLE PIE |  90% Week-OVER-Week INCREASE IN POPULARITY

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As an autumnal favorite, there are endless ways you can bring a twist to this top dessert to inspire shoppers! Trending throughout fall, Apple Pie is your opportunity to share treats featuring everyone favorite cozy flavor. And with fall content in full swing, now's the time to put this top topic to good use.

As an iconic dessert, Apple Pie is giving its edge to plenty of sweet treats and desserts. Bread PuddingCrescent Rolls, and Bites are among the top related keywords for this timeless topic. Meaning, shoppers are looking for new ways they can enjoy apple pie ingredients and apple pie flavors in new and unique ways! Take a look at how our partners are using this as a jumping off points to make one flavorful feast. 

TOP INSPIRED STORIES FROM OUR PARTNERS:

  • Apple Slab Pie
  • Apple Pie Nachos
  • Bourbon Apple Pie Bites
  • Cinnamon Apple Pie Granola
  • Apple Pie Yogurt Parfait
  • Caramel Apple Pie Bars

2. SHEPHERD'S PIE |  49% week-OVER-week INCREASE IN POPULARITY

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Make sure to keep a pie out as this savory dish continues to rise this fall. Thanks to its comfort food base, it's no surprise when the trend line escalates in September and peaks again in March. Capitalize on this old-school trend to share a spicy dish shoppers are sure to love this fall.

Shepherd's Pie is known as an old-school dinner idea—so it's no surprise that its top related keywords are 'mashed potatoes' and 'ground beef'—its two main ingredients. With Crispy CheddarSweet Potato, and Cauliflower rounding out other keywords for this savory pie trend, using some other top fall trends—like cauliflower mashed potatoes—is a great way to update this classic. 

If these inspired stories by our partners (below) show us anything, it's that shepherd's pie is a favorite for dinner tables in the fall and winter! Discover how you can incorporate shepherd's pie into your content calendar with help from these creative posts.

TOP INSPIRED STORIES FROM OUR PARTNERS:

  • Mashed Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie
  • Shepherd's Pie
  • Cottage Pie Recipe
  • Shepherd's Pie Poutine
  • Tater Tot Shepherd's Pie
  • Buffalo Chicken Shepherd's Pie

3. PUMPKIN PIE | 22% Week-over-Week increase in popularity

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It's no secret that pumpkin spice is the star of the season, but you're sure to enjoy the new ways it's being added to recipes. Pumpkin Pie popularity sees its biggest spike in November. Thanks to top-related keywords like Cheesecake, Dip, and Oatmeal, a better grasp at how shoppers are enjoying this fall flavor is all you need before you get brainstorming delicious integrations of this topic into your social calendar. 

With its classic autumnal flavor, these inspired stories from our partners (below) show that pumpkin pie is one dessert trend that's definitely not going anywhere. There are simply so many ways you can integrate this delicious treat into your fall holiday posts. 

TOP INSPIRED STORIES FROM OUR PARTNERS:

  • Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Pumpkin "Nice" Cream
  • Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie Bars
  • Thanksgiving Slab Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie Cake

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