Key Lime Pound Cake 

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A tart and sweet treat 

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Enjoy the "Old Florida" charm

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The Florida Highwaymen

Created beauty despite the times 

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Tasting Florida's Honey 

Sample the Varietals

Florida bees offer many flavors 

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Capital, Conch Republic

Discover the laid-back charm 

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Four Florida Historical Forts

Visit centuries of history 

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Bug Fever!

Florida Lobster Season Opens

One of Florida's finest catches

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Authentic Key Lime Pie

Fresh, Tart & Homemade

We share our very favorite recipe! 

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Tasting Florida's Honey

Honey, that sweet and mysterious elixir of the gods, the end result of a bees’ laborious work, invites us to find Florida in a special way – through nature and agriculture. Local honey is sold at farms, roadside stands and even farmer’s markets 

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Authentic Florida Key Lime Pie

Looking for the perfect Florida pie? You can't beat this tasty, quintessential Florida dessert, Key Lime Pie. This is an ideal finish for any meal and I guarantee there won't be many leftovers


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Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the simple pleasures of Florida living. As a native Floridian, I am passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether traveling, cooking, gardening or decorating. Join me as we discover Florida together.

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