Key lime cheesecake

For our third anniversary, Chef Husband and I had a delightful picnic of pasta salad with tortellini, fruit salad, and (store-bought) fried chicken!

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Then later that day we made this decadent key lime cheesecake:

My photos of the preparation came out an odd color because I left my camera on the wrong setting. I apologize for the yellowed hue!

Making the graham cracker crust:

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Gathering ingredients and allowing them to come to room temperature:
(Various drinks not included in cheesecake!)

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Using the box grater to zest the tiny key limes. (We just bought a true zester! But alas, it was too late for this recipe.)

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Key lime carnage:

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Mixing the filling:

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Peeking into the oven!

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Cooling. (The most difficult part of the recipe was waiting for the cheesecake to cool overnight before we could eat it!)

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Finally, a delicious slice of tangy, fluffy key lime cheesecake!

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