Key Lime Pie with Pecan and Graham Cracker Crust

Have you ever made authentic key lime pie? You know, with juice from actual key limes? Those suckers are the size of gum balls. I have done it, and in my opinion, it’s just not worth the hand cramps.  However, it is absolutely worth it to juice fresh limes for an incredibly fresh tasting key lime… Continue reading Key Lime Pie with Pecan and Graham Cracker Crust

Goodbye Pax and Scratch Buttermilk Biscuits

Happy Valentine’s Day! Most of us in Charlotte have been cooped up for days thanks to winter storm Pax-anyone else have a little case of cabin fever? Rain boots make the best snow shoes.  I caught up on a lot of movies I’d been wanting to see: Blue Jasmine, The Way, Way Back and The… Continue reading Goodbye Pax and Scratch Buttermilk Biscuits

Best Pumpkin Pie

My natural alarm clock goes off sometime between 8:30 and 10:00 a.m. (my parents literally had to wake me up on Christmas morning every year, Santa who?) so you can imagine that when I awoke at the witching hour of 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, I simply did not know what to do with myself.… Continue reading Best Pumpkin Pie