Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Condensed milk and Key lime juice serve as the base of this Floridian classic.Maxime Iattoni

"Around 1835, botanist Henry Perrine planted the first groves in the Florida Keys, and Americans came to know the Key lime. Key lime pie evolved after 1853, when a struggling inventor, Gail Borden, created condensed milk and somebody in the area made "custard," combining it with the lip-puckering limes, and putting it all into a pastry crust." —Neil S. Plakcy from "True Lime" (January/February 2001)