Asparagus Spear & Wild Mushroom Pilaf

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped small 1 medium shallot, chopped small 1 cup mixed fresh wild mushrooms (morels, chanterelles, etc) Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg 1 cup asparagus spears, ends trimmed 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ cup white wine ¼ cup vegetable […]

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Blackberry Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Makes about 5 cups Ingredients 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups fresh lemon thyme leaves 2 cups fresh blackberries Zest and juice of 1 lemon ½ cup heavy cream Directions Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and lemon thyme. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, […]

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Blueberry & Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Makes about 5 cups Ingredients 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups fresh lemon thyme leaves 2 cups fresh blueberries Zest and juice of 1 lemon ½ cup heavy cream Directions Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and lemon thyme. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, […]

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Blueberry Lemon Thyme Tea

Makes 1 French press (about 6 cups) Ingredients ¼ cup dried blueberries (substitute 1 spoonful of fresh) ¼ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon dried lemon peel (can substitute 1 slice fresh lemon) 2 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the French press or another tea pot, place dried or fresh blueberries, […]

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Citrus Shrimp Ceviche with Avocadoes & Lemon Thyme Pesto Drizzle

Serves 4 This dish has great balance utilizing all types of citrus: limes, lemons and tangerines, and has slightly sweet herbaceous tones that blend well with the buttery-ness of the avocado. A lovely dish that is simple to prepare and exciting for your guests. Ingredients Ger-Nis Citrus Finishing Salts 1 pound medium sized shrimp, peeled […]

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 medium shallot, chopped 2 cups asparagus stems 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves 4 cups vegetable broth (preferably onion-herb or neutral based) 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup heavy cream Salt Black pepper Directions In a large skillet, over […]

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Detox Shots

Makes one shot Beet Basil Shot ½ cup fresh beets, 1 cup fresh basil leaves, ¼ cup orange juice Grapefruit Parsley & Lemon-Thyme ¼ cup grapefruit juice, ½ cup fresh parsley leaves, ½ cup fresh lemon-thyme leaves Lemon Ginger Mint ¼ cup lemon juice, ½ inch chunk fresh ginger, ½ cup mint Cucumber Parsley Mint […]

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Fresh Fruit with Coconut & Herbal Honey

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS ½ cup fresh strawberries, sliced ½ cup fresh blackberries 1 red grapefruit, pitted and segmented 1 orange, pitted and segmented ½ cup toasted coconut, shavings Herbal infused honey (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS Place all the fruit in a mixing bowl, and gently toss together with coconut shavings. Place in two serving bowls. Drizzle […]

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Fruit, Herb & Nut Parfaits

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped fine ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Greek yogurt, plain or vanilla flavor ½ cup blackberries ½ cup strawberries, cut in half and hulled ¼ cup sliced almonds 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds […]

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Ginger and Lemon Thyme Pesto Scones

Makes 6 scones Ingredients 2 teaspoons sugar 2 â…“ cups of flour â…“ teaspoon of baking soda ½ tablespoon of baking powder ¼ cup sugar ¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cut into 1-inch cubes ¾ cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 […]

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Grapefruit Parsley & Lemon Thyme

INGREDIENTS ½ cup fresh parsley leaves ½ cup fresh lemon-thyme leaves ¼ cup grapefruit juice DIRECTIONS Press the parsley and lemon-thyme through a juicer. Mix herb juice and grapefruit juice in a small glass.

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Grilled Chicken with Lemon Thyme Asiago Pesto

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 each chicken breasts, pounded flat Zest and juice of 2 lemons Salt and pepper Lemon thyme Asiago pesto, recipe below PREPARATION Marinate chicken breasts in lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper for approximately 30 minutes. Grill and drizzle with lemon thyme Asiago pesto. Serve immediately. Lemon Thyme Asiago Pesto Makes 1 […]

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Heirloom Melon and Prosciutto Wraps with Lemon Thyme Drizzle

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1 heirloom melon, deseeded, peeled and sliced into small wedges 18-20 slices of prosciutto Lemon thyme drizzle (recipe follows) Maldon salt Directions Wrap the prosciutto slices around the melon slices tightly and drizzle with a small amount of the lemon thyme syrup. Lemon Thyme Drizzle Ingredients ¼ cup water 1 cup honey […]

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Herb Butter

Makes 1 cup butter Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 shallot, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herb leaves, chopped: Tarragon, parsley, basil, chives, lemon thyme 1 teaspoon maldon salt Directions In a small mixing bowl combine all […]

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Israeli Herbal Tea

Makes 1 French press (about 6 cups) Ingredients 1 black tea bag ¼ cup fresh sage leaves ¼ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ½ lemon sliced 3 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the French press or another tea pot, place the tea bag, fresh mint, sage and […]

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Lemon Thyme Coolers

Makes 4 coolers Ingredients 1 cup Lemon Thyme Simple Syrup 1 tablespoon lemon zest Juice of 2 lemons Ice Seltzer Lemon thyme leaves Directions Place ¼ cup lemon thyme simple syrup in a tall glass, add ½ teaspoon lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice fill the glass with ice and then seltzer, stir well […]

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Lemon Thyme Pesto Drizzle

Makes 1 cup pesto Ingredients ¼ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves (substitute basil if you cannot find lemon thyme) ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon Ger-Nis Finishing Salt Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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My Darling Lemon Thyme

©Brendan Casey, Quarter Bar, South Slope Brooklyn Ingredients 1½ ounce gin (New York Distilling Company-Dorothy Parker) ½ ounce Carpano Antica Vermouth 2 drops of lavender infused green chartreuse* ½ ounce lemon thyme ½ ounce lemon thyme brown sugar syrup* Lemon peel Directions Add all the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice and double strain […]

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Raspberry Lemon Thyme Granita in Herbed Pavlova Cups

Serves 6-8 (Makes 3 cups of granita) Ingredients For pavlovas 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon lemon thyme leaves, chopped 3 egg whites 3 tablespoons cold water 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar For granita 2 cups water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ […]

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Spinach & Herb Meatloaf

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS 2 pounds extra lean ground turkey 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped fine 2 sprigs onions, chopped (including green parts) 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 2 tablespoons lemon thyme or regular thyme 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepper ¼ – ½ cup bread crumbs 2 eggs 1 tablespoon […]

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Spring Gratin of White Asparagus

Serves 8 Adapted from Skye Gyngel Ingredients ¼ cup butter Salt 12-14 white asparagus spears, trimmed 2 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, plus 1 tablespoon reserved 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ½ cup créme fraiche ¾ cup whole wheat breadcrumbs ½ cup pecorino cheese Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. […]

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Strawberry-Lemon Thyme Rhubarb Tartlets with Honey Creme Fresh

Makes 6 tartlets. INGREDIENTS Sweet Pie Dough (1 recipe for one large tart) (add 2 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme) 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered 1 cup rhubarb, sliced ¼ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves 1⁄3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 cup créme fresh ¼ cup honey DIRECTIONS […]

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Winter Herbal Citrus Soda

Makes 1 Large Pitcher Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup fresh basil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme leaves zest of 1 lime zest of 1 lemon 1 cup turbinado sugar or white sugar 1 cup water 2 cups citrus juice: tangerines, lemons, limes, oranges Directions Combine the herbs, zest, sugar and water in a […]

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