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Hey, where can I buy some Key Limes downtown NYC?

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amy tarshis Jul 13, 1998 05:31 PM

I've got a recipe for key lime pie but cannot find Key Limes. Dean & DeLuca doesn't even have 'em and I'm even wiulling to pay good money! Any suggestions?

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    Lisa R. Jul 15, 1998 11:29 PM

    There is a really great bottled Key lime juice from
    Florida--at one time Zabar's sold it but maybe D&DD
    would have it. It made awesome margaritas and was not
    cheap, being pure Flordia key limes. Clear bottle,
    white label. Good luck!

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      amy tarshis Jul 16, 1998 10:22 AM

      Thank you so much, I was beginning to feel like a big loser when no one responded to my posting! Thanks for the tip, I'm gonna try to make a low-fat version of a Puerto Rican recipe for this classic fave using Carnation's new Non-fat condensed milk. I'm keeping the fat and calories though for the buttery graham cracker crust -- I gotta keep up my Jennifer Lopez-like figure!

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      Nancy A. Jun 1, 1999 12:03 AM

      The produce store inside Chelsea Market (9th Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets) from time to time carries small bundles of key limes. I've purchased them several times.

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