As the weather heats up, I look towards cool, refreshing summer favorites. Although you need to bake (or microwave!) a graham cracker crust, 10 minutes of a hot oven on a sticky summer day is worth the result:
The trick to a good key lime pie is well beaten egg yolks. Here are my yolks, dusted with lime zest, ready to be beaten:
In the process, the yolks fade to pale yellow and get noticably thicker:
The next step is to add sweetened condensed milk:
And the final step? The challenge of waiting a few hours while the filling sets in the fridge!