Crockpot BBQ Pork Chops

In the weeks leading up to our wedding, I found myself gravitating toward articles dealing with advice for having a long-lasting marriage. Don’t get me wrong, I have no interest in the arbitrary marker of time-spent as the only indicator of “success.” Just because two people have been married for decades does not necessarily mean…

Food Tour of Key West

This Florida Keys Foodie had the BEST time these past few days. Thanks to the planning of two great friends, we made it to the keys for a long October weekend. Even though I’ve lived in the Keys twice and been to visit countless times, I’ve only ever been there once between the months of…

A FL Keys Farewell Treat: Key Lime Pie

It is perhaps fitting that the last thing I make in my beloved Keys this year is a Key Lime Pie. I didn’t plan it that way. I just thought that after 9 weeks it was time to test this iconic dish, so I grabbed the shockingly few ingredients required to make it and set…

Custard is King – Key Lime Pie in Summerland

Photo credit: Florida Keys Treasures Custard is king down in the lower keys where the Key Lime Pie reigns supreme. It is perhaps obvious why a key lime dessert might be so popular down here where key limes are grown (although many are now imported), but why custard is so popular is another matter all…