Key lime: Handle with care
Bright yellow-green and incredibly sour, Key limes add sunshine and complexity to cocktails, baked goods, marinated chicken wings and of course Key lime pie. Although they can be too assertive to simply be swapped for larger limes, lemons or other citrus fruits.
Paired right, the versatile little citrus punches up an otherwise ordinary dish. Pie is a natural, of course, but also consider scones, marinades and even ceviche. ...
... At first glance, Key limes are hard to resist. Bright green, shading to lemon yellow, smooth, compact and tiny, they're adorably cute -- yeah, cute, just like a little puppy. ...
Full Story: Key lime: Handle with care; on the LATimes.com
~ Recipe: Key lime pie; latimes.com
~ Recipe: Key lime coconut scones; latimes.com
~ A toast to the caipirinha; latimes.com
Gluten-Free Almond Drops
These gluten-free drop cookies are a soft holiday sweet that you can make now — or give as gifts — and be confident they’ll taste great. Sweet, spicy and fragrant right out of the oven, they still taste as fresh two weeks later. Store them in a tin for best keeping and beautiful presentation. –Linda Simon, Kitchen Therapy
Full Story and Recipe: Spotlight Recipe: Gluten-Free Almond Drops; on HealthyEats.com
Baking Healthier Bread
While you've got that oven warmed up, why not pop in some fresh bread too?
Recipes & tips for the perfect loaf
Baking your own bread isn’t as hard as you think, and despite what low-carb zealots might say, it can be part of a healthy diet. Leave the croissants and baguettes to the pros (those can get a bit complicated), and try these simple and delicious recipes.
The Carb Question ...
Full Story & Recipe: Baking Healthy Breads; on HealthyEats.com
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