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       Title: Americana Key Lime Pie
  Categories: Desserts, Pies
       Yield: 6 servings
       1 tb Unflavored gelatin (1 env.)         4 ea Egg whites
     1/2 c  Sugar                             1/2 c  Sugar
     1/4 ts Salt                                1 c  Heavy cream, whipped
       4 ea Egg yolks                           1 ea 9-in baked pastry shell
     1/2 c  Lime juice                          1 x  Pistachio nuts, chopped
     1/4 c  Water                               1 x  Lime slices for garnish
 	    1 ts Grated lime peel		     1 x  Heavy cream, whipped,
      to top
       1 x  Few drops green food color     
   Thoroughly mix gelatin, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in saucepan. Beat together
   egg yolks, lime juice, and water; stir into gelatin mixture. Cook and stir
   over medium heat just till mixture comes to boiling. Remove from heat;
   stir in grated peel. Add food coloring sparingly to tint pale green.
   Chill, stirring occasionally, until the mixture mounds slightly when
   dropped from a spoon. Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add
   1/2 c sugar, beating to stiff peaks. Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites.
   Fold in whipped cream. Pile into cooled baked pastry shell. Chill till
   firm. Spread with more whipped cream; edge with grated lime peel. Sprinkle
   chopped pistachio nuts in center. Garnish with thinly sliced lime placed
   in whipped cream mounds around edge of pie.
   Source: Better Homes & Gardens Dessert Cookbook.  “A spectacular from the
   famous Miami hotel!”