Food & Drink

Parker's lighthouse key lime pie

Parker's lighthouse key lime pie

1 (14-ounce) can sweetened

condensed milk

1 (8-ounce) package cream

cheese, softened

3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons

fresh-squeezed Key lime

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 homemade graham cracker

crust, baked in a 9-inch,

deep-dish pie pan

Makes 8 servings.

Place the condensed milk, cream cheese, lime juice and vanilla in a food processor or, if available, the large bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a wire whisk beater. (At the restaurant, they used a commercial-size blender.) Blend or whisk on medium speed for 15 minutes.

Place filling in cooled, baked crust and refrigerate 8 hours before serving. Garnish with fresh whipped cream and twisted lime slices.

Nutritional information per serving: 451 calories (44 percent from fat), 22.3 g fat (11.3 g saturated, 7.4 g monounsaturated), 53.9 mg cholesterol, 8.6 g protein, 56.5 g carbohydrates, 0.5 g fiber, 319.3 mg sodium.