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David Sloan researches intriguing stories from Key West's past to share island history people might not hear on the Conch Train.
Once and for all – Key Lime Pie’s New York City Origin Story Disproved - A half eaten piece of cake on a plate - Key lime pie

Once and for all – Key Lime Pie’s New York City...

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Chef Stella Parks caused quite a stir when she questioned the origin of Key West’s native dessert and claimed Key lime pie was first...
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The Rise & Fall of Commercial Key Lime Crops

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Say “gracias” and tip your hat to Mexico next time a tart and tangy slice of Key lime pie throws a fiesta in your...
#Festival: Got Key Lime? - A bowl of food - Key lime pie

A Truce in The Key Lime Crust Wars?

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Arguments erupt and ALL CAPS fill the comment sections of social media when someone dares to ask if a pastry crust or a Graham...
Key Lime Legends – The Cookie Lady - A person is smiling while holding a piece of cake on a plate - Florida Keys

Key Lime Legends – The Cookie Lady

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Hundreds of people peddle sweets in the Florida Keys, but few rise to the iconic status of Marilyn Kellner, better known to the world...
Killing Cancer with Key Limes - A group of green fruit - Key lime

Killing Cancer with Key Limes

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The Key lime is usually celebrated in pie form in the Florida Keys, and though many Americans can justify 440 calories, 22 grams of...
The History of Green Key Lime Pie - A piece of cake on a plate - Key lime pie

The History of Green Key Lime Pie

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Residents of the Florida Keys know Key lime pie is yellow, but if you follow #keylimepie on Instagram or find yourself lost in the...
Key Lime: The Pie of Presidents! - A close up of a mans face - Montecito

Key Lime: The Pie of Presidents!

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Don’t let sayings like “as American as apple pie” fool you. Apple pie evolved out of Europe. Key lime pie, on the other hand,...
The First Key Lime Festival - A group of people sitting posing for the camera - Florida Keys

The First Key Lime Festival

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The Key lime has inspired intimate celebrations in the Florida Keys for almost two centuries, but it wasn’t until 1953 that the Upper Keys...
Lustful Urges and the Original Key Lime Pie Crust - A close up of text on a white background - Florida Keys

Lustful Urges and the Original Key Lime Pie Crust

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No journey down the Key Lime Pie Hole is complete without a good crust discussion, so today we will introduce an ingredient that is...
How To Kill Your Neighbor With Key Lime Pie - A black and white photo of a man - Key lime pie

How To Kill Your Neighbor With Key Lime Pie

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Don’t waste time with arsenic or hemlock next time you feel like killing a neighbor. You can get the same results serving them a...