We all wear many hats. And sometimes those hats can weigh us down. And sometimes we can handle juggling with no problem. Right now I think I am doing a pretty good job of handling my many hats. I have had the good luck of branching out from baking, to baking for friends, to doing orders, birthday cakes, etc. I have been able to branch out from there and do magazines, recipe testing, and hopefully one day a cookbook with a dear friend. 2 years ago I would have laughed at anyone who said that food and food photography were going to be my late in life passion. But damn if I don’t love the obsession of a fruit or a dish you just have to make, and executing it just like you thought you could. Or a pie recipe or a cake recipe that sounds perfect for your mood, and you go for it. I am always planning what I am going to make ahead of time for something that might not even be coming up for quite awhile. I think it’s that oldest kid thing in me. So I made this key lime pie for a summer party last year. I am seriouly in love with this picture, I purposely made it look a little rustic because I feel pie, taking a pie to someone’s house is a tradition that has been happening forever. The secret to my key lime pie is the whipped cream-I add lime zest to it to give it that extra little kick. It tints the whipped cream with flecks of green in it. Try it sometime, it changes everything.