When it comes to limes, we all tend to think of the same thing: margaritas. And while limes are definitely essential to this classic tequila drink, they also add a bright flavor to dinner favorites like shrimp, chicken and fish. Lime desserts, like classic key lime pie or these tropical cupcakes, are a great way to bring a taste of summer to your table all year round. So whether you’re looking for a new twist on a margarita or want to try a spiked guacamole recipe, F&W’s guide to limes packs a citrusy punch any time of day.
Chef Rick Bayless combines coconut milk, lime juice and sugar to create a simple and luscious Mexican ice pop, or paleta. This recipe comes from his book More Mexican Everyday. Slideshow:More Mexican Dessert Recipes