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I want to bring 6 pies to work. Last month, I thought I found a solution - a 3-tiered plastic pie carrier. Now I can't find it online anywhere, though I could swear it was on Target.com. Anyone have any ideas? I live in NYC and don't have a car. I'm thinking I'll take a cab, but getting them in and out in one trip (stacked somehow) would be nice.

Note: I have found double pie carriers, but am looking for triple since I have 6 and only two hands.

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I may not get a vote for this (hell, possibly a downvote), but....

Can't you just buy some bamboo steamer baskets from a chinese grocery and figure a way to stabilize them while they are stacked together? They are available in many sizes, and I am sure this little hack would work just fine.

Also, having checked google, there are very few inexpensive options.

PS I like your name, it's spelled the cool way, just like my wife.

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That's a good idea, one of Martha Stewart's I think. You could stack 3 and duct tape them round to keep them together. –  ElendilTheTall Nov 5 '11 at 21:54
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Oh God, I'm channeling Martha Stewart now. That would explain why I feel this sudden surge of power.... –  mrwienerdog Nov 5 '11 at 22:43
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Don't forget to file your tax return... –  ElendilTheTall Nov 6 '11 at 8:38
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And dominate male staff memebers... –  mrwienerdog Nov 6 '11 at 13:42
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You can get 6 pizza boxes and use them to transport the pies.

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This is probably more expensive than you want to go, but Peterboro Basket does a rather nice three tier pie carrier, recommended by NYC's own piemasters, Bubby's:

http://www.peterborobasket.com/p-950-peterboro-3-pie-solid-lid.aspx

If you're on a budget, perhaps try getting 6 regular pie/cake boxes and 'lashing' them together with string (2 stacks of 3), using the string to carry them.

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Here's a stackable pie carrier that will carry up to four pies or 1 cake and 1 pie.

http://www.amazon.com/Fresh-Keeper-Dual-Food-Tote/dp/B0039MDTDG/ref=pd_sim_sbs_hg_1

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My husband made a "pie box" one weekend for me when I was going to a cottage for a girls weekend and the only access to it was by boat and I had 5 pies to bring, it is made of wood, but looks great and works wonderful!

Editor's note: the OP never returned; we think maybe something like this:

Amish pie box

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