Amaretto Twisted Key Lime Pie

I have been a fan of key lime pie since I first had it at the Blond Giraffe while visiting Key West, Florida about 15 years ago.  The Blond Giraffe moved out of Key West some years ago which made me sad, but they have moved back to Florida.  You can also order the pies online - or, you can make your own! A few years ago I took to trying my hand at making my own version of key lime pie.  I sought out key limes - tiny little buggers - and juiced them.  I found a recipe and tweaked it (of … [Read more...]

Let’s Make Pie!

A couple of weeks ago we had a pie baking contest at work.  I was a bit apprehensive about entering a pie baking contest since I don't often bake pies. Two of my friends were organizing the contest and I wanted to be supportive sooooo I entered the contest.  I bought a book and searched Pinterest for the perfect pie recipe. I found several pies that I thought I wanted to try - Cheddar-Crust Apple Pie; Pear-Raspberry Pie; Pumpkin Chocolate Tart; Pear, Fig and Walnut Pie, Key Lime - so many … [Read more...]