Posts Tagged ‘lime’

KEY LIME PIE needs no introduction

To Make 6 mini pies: In a bowl, whisk together 1-1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 cup sour cream, and 1/2 cup lime juice. Whisk slowly, completely. Pour into 6 graham crusts (crust recipe below). Place ramekins on a baking sheet and bake 350 for about 7 or 8 minutes. Cool, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. To serve, garnish each mini pie with whipped cream!

Graham crust: Mix 1-3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (regular or chocolate), 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup melted butter. Press gently onto the bottom and up sides of 6 ramekins. This graham crust is how I make my cheesecake crust and it will make slightly more than what’s needed.

Whipped Cream: Chill bowl and mixing beater. Beat 1 cup whipping cream, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until soft peaks form. YUM



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JOIA is a tantalizing combination of fruits, herbs and spices that creates layers of intensely fresh flavor for a wonderfully refreshing beverage.

We rarely drink soda at my house but when we opt for this kind of beverage, we choose from the natural brands available. Joia is not only natural but also distinct.

Obviously, Joia’s flavors are unmistakably different.

We have no favorites – only empty glasses.

Each person I served a Joia soda tasted something different. Some thought that the main flavor stole the show while others felt that a background flavor was actually more noticeable. Joia starts the conversation moving and it’s agreeable to adults and kids. There are plenty of smoothie and punch recipes on the Joia website. Joia can also be used as a mixer and there are lots of recipes on the website for that, too.

There is nothing artificial. No preservatives. No caffeine. And the ingredients are conveniently listed on the website for your inspection.

I received Joia All Natural Sodas to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Welcome the world’s first-ever 3 in 1 citrus station. Available with both a lemon and lime personality, the CitrusPodTM has a built-in cutting board for prepping citrus garnishes and twists. The squeezable silicone top is easy to grip for simple juicing while the dual, pulp-free, and seed-free filters do away with sticky hands and fingers for good. After slicing and squeezing, store remaining citrus right in the pod to stay fresh in the fridge. Say “hello” to the kitchen and home-bar’s new best friend.

Some stuff you should know:

    • Built-in cutting surface
    • Squeezable silicone for easy juicing
    • Pulp-and-seed-free filters
    • Stores sliced lemons & limes fresh in the fridge
    • FDA/EU food safe PE/silicone
    • BPA free
    • Dishwasher safe – top rack
    • 3.875″ diam x 3.5″ tall

I had a wonderful time doing the review of the CitrusPod™. It does a wonderful job slicing, squeezing, and storing lemons and limes. Besides that, it’s just so darn cute and fun to use. Visit the Fusionbrands® website to purchase the CitrusPod™ for a reasonable price of $10. And be sure to watch some of their interesting product videos.


A lemon or lime half goes here. This is the squeezable silicone part for easy juicing. 

  Slice. Squeeze. Store. And poke. 

I received the CitrusPod™ from Fusionbrands® to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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