Key limes can be a bit hard to come by, but this recipe for Key Lime (Or Not) Pie from Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies by Mollie Cox Bryan is forgiving. You can substitute fresh lime juice for Key lime juice and end up with a pie that is equally delicious. Topped with a dollop of fresh whipped cream, key lime (or just plain old lime) pie is unbeatable.
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The following recipe is from the July 15 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I grew up just outside of Philadelphia, and that meant many educational school field trips to...
This is the pie version of the grasshopper cocktail, a sweet and mint after-dinner drink that was popular in the South throughout the 1950s and 1960s. This pie is certainly from another era (marshmallows and green food coloring?), but the combination of chocolate and mint is undoubtedly delicious. This is also a wonderful summer dessert since it requires very little stove and oven time.
My plan for today is to visit the Greenmarket and stock up on pie-worthy summer fruit for the week. Not confident of my pie-baking abilities, last week I took two beautiful pints of sour cherries and used them to make sour cherry and black pepper infused vodka. Hopefully there are still some sour cherries to be had this week to use in this recipe for simple cherry pie. Hopefully number two will turn out as well as the first one, wish me luck!
Photograph by Jeff Kubina on Flickr This week I am attempting to conquer my fear of baking by diving head first into a pie-baking extravaganza courtesy of Mollie Cox Bryan's comprehensive pie bible, Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies....