Definition of pie safe in English:
A cupboard with doors featuring decorative pierced tin panels, originally designed to store pies after baking.
- The typical Victorian kitchen contains the iron cooking stove, a pie safe, an ice box, and a Hoosier cupboard.
- She never seemed to mind that the number of cooled tarts she placed in the pie safe was significantly lower than the theoretical yield stated in the recipe.
- Before the advent of the ice box, when kitchen cabinets were still more of a luxury than a standard item, a pie safe was considered a prize possession.
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