Apple Cider Gravy with Ginger Apple Bits

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup tart apples, chopped fine 1½ tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped super fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh sage, chopped fine 1 […]

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Apple-Thyme Cider Sidecar

If you can believe it, there are several thousand varieties of apples, which can only mean one thing, more apples to choose from when designing your apple centric menu! These unforgettable seasonal recipes are made for entertaining guests, so turn on your oven, get out your peeler and start cooking up this seasons greatest menu!

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Apricots, Agave With Thyme

Fresh fruit pairs beautifully with all sorts of fresh herbs…here’s some combos we think go together like peas in a pod.  After you cooked your fresh fruit concoctions, top them with fresh ricotta, serve with a cheese plate, and of course they’ll pair smashinly with ice cream or sorbet!

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Artichoke and Pancetta Farrotto with Lemon Zest Thyme Butter

Serves 6 Ingredients 10 baby artichokes Juice of 3 lemons ½ cup pancetta 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup white wine 2-3 cups farro, cooked ½ cup parmesan Salt Pepper Lemon Zest Thyme Butter (Recipe Follows) Directions In a large bowl […]

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Baby Artichokes with Lemon Vinaigrette

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 12 baby artichokes, trimmed and halved lengthwise ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional for serving ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 garlic cloves, halved lengthwise 3 sprigs fresh thyme Coarse sea salt or kosher salt ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns Chopped parsley DIRECTIONS Combine water, the oil, lemon juice, garlic, […]

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Baked Camembert with Thyme and Garlic Toasts and Maple Glazed Grapes

Serves 9-12 Wine Pairing: Rose D’Anjou Ingredients 1 whole small Camembert cheese 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin 2 sprigs fresh thyme Olive oil Salt and black pepper, freshly ground For garlic toasts 1 baguette 1 garlic clove Extra virgin olive oil For grapes 1 large bunch of red seedless grapes, washed and stemmed 6 sprigs […]

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Basic Fried Herb Leaves Medley

At Ger-Nis, we can’t imagine that there is any herb lover out there who fails to appreciate the newest trend in hot herbs – fried herb leaves!

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Beef and Guinness Pie

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 2 tablespoons all purpose flour 2 pounds beef chuck, cubed into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons canola oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 3 carrots, peeled and chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 […]

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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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Blood Orange Thyme Margarita

Makes four Margaritas

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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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Calçotada

Catalan cuisine!

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Caramelized Onions

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons onions, red or yellow, sliced in rounds and separated 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine 2 tablespoons Madeira, port or sherry (optional) Pinch of salt Directions In a large sauté pan heat the butter and the oil to a medium […]

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Cavatelli with Seared Squid, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Black Olives

4-6 servings Ingredients For the Cavatelli 1 pound all-purpose flour, or Italian OO flour 1 pound whole-milk ricotta, drained/hung in cheesecloth overnight 4 ounces semolina 3 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, freshly grated Water, just enough to make a firm dough For the Sauce 10½ ounces baby arugula, long stem ends removed 8 ripe plum tomatoes, […]

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Chicken Breast & Chard With Thyme, Garlic, White Wine & Lemon

You can put virtually anything in a foil packet dinner – whatever inspires you at the market or in your ‘fridge. To get your creative juices flowing, here’s a few ideas to play around with.  Simple and delicious!

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Chicken Breast & Chard with Thyme, Garlic, White Wine & Lemon

Serves 1 – 2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced Juice of ½ lemon 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine 3 tablespoons white wine 1 cup chard, chopped Several thyme sprigs PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400˚F. Place sliced chicken breast on prepared foil. Top with juice of ½ lemon, 2 chopped garlic cloves, white […]

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Chicken Breast & Chard with Thyme, Garlic, White Wine & Lemon

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings chicken breast, boneless, skinless Salt Pepper 1 teaspoon lemon zest Juice of ½ lemon 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine 3 tablespoons white wine 2 tablespoons thyme leaves 1 cup chard, chopped DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and lemon zest. On a large […]

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Classic Italian Lentil Soup (Brown Lentils)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Spanish onion, chopped small 2 small carrots, peeled and chopped small 2 celery, chopped small 2 tablespoons thyme 1 (15 ounce) can whole plum tomatoes 4 cups vegetable (onion based) broth 2 teaspoons salt 1 cup brown Italian lentils 2 fresh bay leaves Parmigiano Reggiano […]

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Concord Grape Thyme Bandit

Makes a bunch of drinks Ingredients 1 cup concord grapes 1 cup turbinado sugar 1 cup water ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped fine Pear infused vodka ice Fresh lime juice Concord grapes and thyme leaves for garnish Directions In a sauce pan combine and mix together the concord grapes, sugar, water, […]

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Cranberry & Thyme Sparkler

Serves 6 Ingredients ½ cup cranberries ½ cup sugar ½ cup water 1 few fresh thyme sprigs 1 cinnamon stick Sparkling water or sparkling wine Cranberries and thyme leaves for garnish Directions Combine the cranberries, sugar, water, fresh thyme and cinnamon stick in a small saucepan and heat to high heat. Stir until the sugar […]

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Cranberry Pear Thyme Champagne Cocktails

Makes 4 cocktails

Paired with a special meal like Cornish game hens and baked with citrus and herbs, these dazzling holiday cocktails set the scene for the evening.

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Cranberry Thyme Syrup

Any fresh herb can be used in simple syrups.

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Creamy Cauliflower & Spinach Soup

Serves 10 to 12 INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter 2 tablespoons canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground peppercorns 1 medium red onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 large or 2 small heads cauliflowers, cut into florets (about […]

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Creamy Parsnip Apple Soup

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 shallots, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 6-8 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped fine 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 5 cups vegetable or chicken broth 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 cup half & […]

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Crispy Flax Granola

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups traditional rolled oats 2 tablespoons ground golden flax seeds 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup raisins ¼ cup walnuts ½ cup dried cranberries or cherries ½ cup peanut or almond butter 3 tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon nutmeg […]

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Dark Cherry Port Gravy

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped ½ cup dried cherries, chopped fine 1 cup tawny port ½ cup pomegranate juice 1 cup chicken broth ¼ heavy whipping cream (optional) PREPARATION In a medium sauté pan, heat butter and oil […]

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Delicata Squash with Garlic and Herbs

Serves 4 as side dish and 2 as main course INGREDIENTS 2 Delicata squash, cut in half, seeds removed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. Place squash in a casserole […]

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Earthy, Grainy Rhubarb-Thyme Crisp (Chock-full of Nuts & Seeds)

Serves 6-8 Ingredients ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup buckwheat flour 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped ½ cup rolled oats ¼ cup quinoa, toasted ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cubed ¼ cup pecans, chopped ¼ cup almonds, chopped 3 tablespoons pumpkin seeds […]

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Fall Stuffed Mushrooms

Makes 40 stuffed mushrooms INGREDIENTS 40 medium sized crimini mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon of each of the following fresh herbs: thyme, rosemary, parsley, sage, marjoram; chopped fine ½ medium tart apple, cored and chopped fine ½ cup walnuts, chopped […]

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Fish Foil with Veggies and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 small traditional eggplant or 4 Japanese eggplants, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 whole head of garlic 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped 2 medium zucchini, sliced into disks 10 sundried […]

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Flowering Thyme Citrus Vinaigrette

Toss over a salad, grilled fish, shrimp, or roasted carrots.

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Fontina Prosciutto Panini with Caramelized Onions & Fig Compote on Dark Wheat

Ingredients 2 sliced of Dark Whole Wheat bread 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened 2 slices fontina cheese, sliced semi thick 2 slices prosciutto 2 tablespoons red caramelized onions (recipe follows) 1 tablespoon fig compote (recipe follows) Directions On the insides of the bread slices place on one side fontina cheese and on the other the […]

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Fresh Herbed Almonds

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon chili pepper flakes 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cups whole blanched almonds 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon maldon salt Directions In a medium skillet heat oil on medium high heat. Add chili flakes and […]

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Fresh Thyme Galia Frozen Grape Salad

Herbs and melons have unique pairing potential due to their extremely complex flavors.  With the addition of herbs, the melon flavor tends to deepen and create a heightened complexity and sweetness in their taste.  With a smorgasbord of possibilities, herbs and melons offer us a beautiful pairing for summer’s hottest days.  Experiment with the many different varieties available and fine tune the recipes to your specific taste profile. This lovely pairing is sure to make your summertime dining a truly decadent experience!

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Fresh Za’Atar and Warm Pita

Serves 4 A fresh and bright take on the classic dried Za’atar, perfect on warm pita with labneh cheese!  Be bold and make your own labneh, its easy. Ingredients 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons fresh summer savory leaves, chopped fine 1/3 cup fresh lemon thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 teaspoon sumac powder 1 […]

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Garden Baked Beans

Serves 12 Ingredients 2 pounds dry beans or 3 pounds fresh (cranberry, navy, yellow, eye, heirlooms in general are best) 2 sprigs fresh thyme Olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1 green onion, chopped 2 teaspoons salt ½ cup molasses 1 cup dark amber beer ¼ […]

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Ger-Nis Jerk Cole Slaw

Serves 12 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Ginger & Lemon Thyme Rye Mini Pesto Elixir

©Nissa Pierson, Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Gowanus Brooklyn Ingredients 1 cup turbinado sugar simple syrup* ½ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon mint leaves 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons lemon zest Juice of one lemon 1 ounce New York Distilling Company Rye Directions Combine all the ingredients in a blender and […]

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar 1 pinch chili flakes ½-1 cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 jar piquillo peppers Olive oil & garlic Sherry vinegar garnish Salt Directions In a medium bowl, […]

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Grapefruit & Thyme Winter Rev Up

Ingredients ½ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup grapefruit zest 1 cup Epsom salts Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing all the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile the […]

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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 crusted Chicken with Caramelized Onion Jam on Ciabatta

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For herb crusted chicken 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine Zest of 1 lemon 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast Salt Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cups arugula leaves, for sandwich Ciabatta, recipe follows For caramelized onion jam 2 tablespoons canola […]

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Herb Mashed Cannellini Beans

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 10 cloves garlic (skin on) 1 fresh rosemary sprigs 3 fresh thyme sprigs Extra virgin olive oil Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 (15 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1¾ cups chicken broth Freshly ground pepper Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped […]

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Herbacious Olives

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil Zest and juice of 2 lemons ¼ cup fresh rosemary, chopped ¼ cup fresh thyme, chopped ½ tablespoon mustard seeds ½ tablespoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 4 cups of mixed olives PREPARATION Place all ingredients, except olives, in small saucepan over medium-low heat, until warmed […]

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Herbed Beef Barley Stew

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS Olive oil, for sautéing 2 tablespoons butter 2 medium yellow onions, chopped medium 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 2 inch cubes and pre-seasoned with salt & pepper ½ cup fresh thyme, chopped ¼ cup fresh rosemary, chopped ½ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 […]

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Herbed Beet Greens and Gorgonzola Risotto

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 cups water 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter Tops of 2 bunches of beets, chopped, stems included 1 cup Arborio rice ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 cup red wine ¼ cup gorgonzola cheese, buttermilk blue, crumbled Walnuts, toasted, for garnic PREPARATION In a […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except goat cheese. Place chilled […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled Baguette, sliced and toasted PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except […]

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Herbed Home Fries

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb (about 5-7 potatoes) Yukon Gold or Red Potatoes, cut into cubes 1 onion, chopped Olive oil Salt Freshly ground pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350˚F. […]

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Herbed Polenta

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 cups water Salt 2 cups yellow or white cornmeal ½ cup parmesan, grated ½ cup milk ½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped Freshly cracked black pepper PREPARATION Bring water and salt in a heavy […]

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Herbs & Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time we all get together and celebrate family and friends over food. There is not a better partner for Thanksgiving than fresh herbs.  More people consume fresh herbs on Thanksgiving than any other holiday all year round.  The average household who may never use a fresh herb typically uses three or four […]

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Herbs de Provence

One of the best dried herb mixes!  Wonderful on grilled meats and fish and breads. A fresh version is also a heavenly additive to your summer culinary repertoire. Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh summer savory, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped […]

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Honey Roasted Onion Tart with Thyme and Topped with Fresh Fig (or Plum)

Serves about 48 Wine Pairing: Tournant Rosé Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (half of 17.3-ounce package), thawed 3 bacon slices, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces ¼ cup honey ¼ cup dry white wine 2 large sweet yellow onions (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds ¾ cup crème fraîche ½ teaspoon fine sea […]

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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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Israeli Iced Tea (lemon, thyme, sage, mint, black tea)

In the summer we get hot, and when we get hot our natural tendency is to drink something refreshing. Experts may tell us that water is the best thing to drink, but we human beings get bored with the same old thing even if it is good for us. Drinking tea has come back into fashion and we are surrounded by a vast amount of information about the health benefits of tea. Summer is a brilliant time to make the best of your body’s need for healthy liquid while taking advantage of the profound positive health impact of drinking tea and fresh herbs. Teas made of dried herbs contain powerful antioxidants, vitamins and loads of other good stuff that can be turned into a cooling summer drink that is the perfect solution to a hot day. It is a healthy alternative to a sugary soda pop or high fructose juice drink!

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Italian Wedding Soup with Spring Greens and Italian Herb Gremolata

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For chicken pesto meatballs 1 pound ground chicken 1 cup fresh basil, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ cup pine nuts, chopped 8-9 cloves garlic, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 egg For the soup […]

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Jamaican Jerk Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Charles Joguet, Chinon “clos du Chene Vert” – Organic 2002, France. This highly complex and extremely spicy wine does not overcomplicate the intricate flavors of the jerk glaze and spices, instead they forge an incredibly bold pair suited for bold palettes and the brave of heart, much like the dish itself! Retails for […]

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Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS ½ a medium yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped ½ habañero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ tablespoon lime zest ½ tablespoon orange zest ½ teaspoon allspice, ground ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated ½ tablespoon black pepper, ground ½ teaspoon […]

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Jerk chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Jerk Chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Late Summer Garden Chicken and Herbed Dumplings

Everyone’s favorite chicken & dumplings gets a big garden boost from late summer goodies in this healthy recipe!

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Lavender Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the brine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 lemons sliced Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lavender leaves and flowers ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, cracked 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of the following herbs, chopped fine; thyme, rosemary, savory, marjoram 1  cup salt 2 gallons hot water (no […]

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Lavender Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the brine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 lemons sliced Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lavender leaves and flowers ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, cracked 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of the following herbs, chopped fine: thyme, rosemary, savory, marjoram 1 cup salt 2 gallon hot water (no […]

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Lean Grassfed Beef Burger

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef (grass fed) 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ground mustard powder 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Salt/pepper Directions Combine all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and […]

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Leek and Mushroom Frittata

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 leeks, green part removed, chopped and cleaned 1 lb crimini mushrooms, stems removed and sliced 10 eggs 2 tablespoons fresh marjoram, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped ½ cup grated parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350˚F. In […]

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Lemon & Herb Focaccia

Makes 1 focaccia INGREDIENTS 2¼ teaspoons (or 1 package) active dry yeast 5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus additional for kneading ¼ cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine Zest of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon Maldon sea salt DIRECTIONS In a large bowl or in the […]

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Lemon Thyme Chardonnay Spritzer

A spritzer is a cool drink that is served with a mixture of fizzy or bubbled liquid along with flat liquid. We know them best as wine spritzers which are an incredibly lovely way to refresh yourself in the summer without adding tons of alcohol.

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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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Lemon Zest-Thyme Butter

Makes ½ cup butter Ingredients 1⁄3 cup butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 medium yellow onion 1 shallot, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 teaspoon maldon salt Directions In a small mixing bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix well until […]

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Mixed Greens with Herbed Vinaigrette

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons canola oil (neutral flavor oil) 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 8 cups (about ½ […]

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Mushroom Herb Filling

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons yellow onion, chopped superfine 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 1 cup brown mushrooms, chopped fine ¼ cup red pepper, chopped fine Salt Pepper 1 tablespoon each of fresh chives, parsley and thyme, chopped fine ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated 1 egg white, for brushing tops […]

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Mushroom Herb Leek Puff Pastry Tartlets

Makes 8 INGREDIENTS 1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed 3 tablespoons butter 1 small leek (white and light green only), cut into 2″ strips 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped or sliced (depending on mushroom) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup crème fraiche 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¼ […]

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Mushroom Thyme Chicken in a Bag 30 Minute Meal

Makes 2 Servings

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Not Your Mama’s Fried Chicken

4 servings Ingredients 1 egg 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, leaves chopped 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon water Salt & pepper ½ cup sliced almonds ¼ cup whole wheat breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour 8 chicken tenders ¼ cup Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons honey Juice of 1 lemon Cooking spray Directions Preheat oven at 375˚F. […]

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Pa amb tomàquet

It’s impossible to talk about the food in Barcelona without mentioning the plethora of fresh seafood featured in its cuisine such as anchovies, mussels, clams, prawns, squid, and fish. The seafood is typically showcased pretty simply and basically and is most often seasoned with garlic, olive oil and tomatoes and traditionally eaten in paella, a popular Spanish dish made of rice and fish or chicken.

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Paella Valenciana

Paella Valenciana is essentially the mother to all other forms of paella. Authentic Paella Valenciana is hard to find, but, when you do, you will find it to be as exquisite as paella gets. You can omit the snails in this recipe, but the paella will not be authentic. You can find the snails in cans at most specialty grocery stores.

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Pan-Seared Trout

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 6-8 ounce rainbow trout fillets (skin on), or two whole cleaned trout* Salt and pepper All purpose flour, for dredging Vegetable oil or butter for searing 1 onion, sliced 1 lemon, sliced Fresh parsley and thyme sprigs ¼ cup white wine 2 tablespoons butter DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Season the […]

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Parmesan Thyme Biscuits

Some of our favorite winter herbal bread baking recipes.

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Parsnip & Apple Thyme Mash

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 6 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped large 2 medium tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped large ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons butter ¼ cup whole milk 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Directions Place the parsnips and apples in a pot of water […]

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Penne Pasta with Hazelnuts and Dried Cherries in a Brandy Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 box (or 1-pound) Penne pasta 2 tablespoons butter 2 shallots, chopped fine ½ cup dried cherries ½ cup hazelnuts, roasted and chopped ¼ cup Brandy 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup whipping cream Salt and freshly ground pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves PREPARATION In a large saute pan, melt butter […]

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Peruvian Blue Potato Latkes

These latkes are colorful, vibrant and have a spicy tang that gives them a special kick.

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Purple Majesty Potato Latkes with Tomato Cumin Sour Cream

Makes 20 medium latkes. INGREDIENTS 5-6 medium blue potatoes, washed, peeled and grated 1 medium white onion, grated 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine 2 eggs beaten ½ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepper vegetable oil PREPARATION In a large mixing bowl, combine […]

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Ramp & Wild Mushroom Crostini

Makes 15-20 crostinis Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 9-10 ramps, cleaned and trimmed, chopped fine 1 cup fresh morel mushrooms or other wild mushrooms, cleaned and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon white wine 1 […]

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Ramp & Wild Mushroom Crostini

Makes 15-20 crostinis INGREDIENTS Olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 9-10 ramps, cleaned and trimmed, chopped fine 1 cup fresh morel mushrooms or other wild mushrooms, cleaned and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon white wine 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Rampatini

Makes one cocktail Ingredients 2 ounces gin 1 ounce dry vermouth ½ ounce pickled ramp juice Ice Pickled ramps (recipe follows) Directions Shaken: In a shaker combine the gin, vermouth, and ramp juice and ice, shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with pickled ramp Stirred: In a large glass filled with ice […]

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Ramptini

Makes one cocktail INGREDIENTS 2 ounces gin 1 ounce dry vermouth ½ ounce pickled ramp juice Ice Pickled ramps (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS Shaken: In a shaker combine the gin, vermouth, and ramp juice and ice, shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with pickled ramp. Stirred: In a large glass filled with ice, […]

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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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Roast Chicken with Lemon & Compound Herb Butter and Roasted Vegetables

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 3 to 4-pound chicken 2 small lemons, quartered For Compound Butter 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 2 to 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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Roasted Grape & Red Onion Kale Farro with Gorgonzola

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 medium red onion, chopped small 2 cups red grapes, halved 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1 chicken thigh, boneless, skinless, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon black pepper, freshly cracked 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons currant vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups purple and Tuscan kale, chopped small 2 cups farro, cooked […]

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Roasted Pears with Sweet Maple Cream

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 ripe pears, cut in half lengthwise, seeded 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ cup fresh thyme sprigs Salt For yogurt cream: 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup plain Greek yogurt, 2% Salt PREPARATION […]

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Roasted Pork Loin with Onion Cherry Sage Sauce

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the pork loin 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 2 fresh bay leaves, veins stems removed 2 teaspoon juniper berries 2 tablespoons orange zest 1 tablespoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 3-pound pork loin 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon hazelnut oil or olive oil ½ […]

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Roasted Stone Fruit with Herbed Meringue

Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 6 each apricots, plums, and peaches, cut in half 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt Herbed meringue, recipe below Demerara sugar (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425˚. Toss stone fruit with sugar and salt, and roast for 5 minutes. Reduce oven to 200˚. Once oven temperature has reduced, spoon rosemary meringue […]

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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Make 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2½ pounds plum tomatoes, cored, quarter and deseeded 2 yellow onions, peeled and quartered 5 cloves garlic, peeled ½ cup fresh basil, stems and leaves (chop leaves and reserve) 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 cups vegetable […]

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Romano Beans with Grilled Cherry Tomatoes, Garlic and Olive Tapenade

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound Romano beans, cleaned and cut into 3 inch sections (steamed to aldente) 1 pint cherry tomatoes (all different varieties) lightly grilled and sliced in half 2 tablespoons chopped garlic Juice of one lemon ¼ cup olive oil Sea Salt course Cracked Black Pepper Olive Tapenade (recipe follows) PREPARATION Mix beans, […]

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Root Veggies with Garlic Maple Herb Butter

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings of root vegetables of your choice (i.e. parsnips, carrots, celery root, beets) chopped fine 1 small leek, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon maple syrup Salt Pepper 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme and rosemary, […]

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Root Veggies With Thyme, Garlic, & Leeks

You can put virtually anything in a foil packet dinner – whatever inspires you at the market or in your ‘fridge. To get your creative juices flowing, here’s a few ideas to play around with. Simple and delicious!

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Rotisserie Style Thyme Roasted Chicken

As the weather starts to cool and the wind begins to gust, we shut the windows and sweaters come out of hibernation.  Leave your diet behind, because fall is right around the corner, which means slightly richer, more decadent cooking awaiting our palettes…

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Rustic Artichoke Soup

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 leeks (white and light green parts only), chopped small 1 onion, chopped small 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine Hearts of 6 large artichokes cut in quarters 3 medium size white potatoes (Yukon gold), peeled and chopped 8 cups vegetable stock 1 fresh bay leaf 3 sprigs of […]

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Rustic Artichoke Soup

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 leeks (white and light green parts only), chopped small 1 onion, chopped small 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine Hearts of 6 large artichokes, cut in quarters 3 medium size white potatoes (Yukon gold), peeled and chopped 8 cups vegetable stock 1 fresh bay leaf 3 sprigs of […]

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Santorini Dried Tomatoes

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Dried Tomatoes

Makes 1 pound of dried tomatoes Ingredients Olive oil 1 pound Santorini tomatoes (or very good quality cherry tomatoes), sliced in half 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped Directions Preheat the oven to 170°F. On a greased or lined baking sheet, […]

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Sarsuela

It’s impossible to talk about the food in Barcelona without mentioning the plethora of fresh seafood featured in its cuisine such as anchovies, mussels, clams, prawns, squid, and fish. The seafood is typically showcased pretty simply and basically and is most often seasoned with garlic, olive oil and tomatoes and traditionally eaten in paella, a popular Spanish dish made of rice and fish or chicken.

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Sauteed Baby Artichokes with Garlic and Mint

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 16 baby artichokes, trimmed, stems left on if possible, halved and rubbed with lemon 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 sprigs fresh thyme ¾ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped Sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Warm the oil […]

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Sheppard’s Pie

This mashed potato crusted “pot pie” is brought to us by the British and their love of rich protein filled dishes in the dead of cold damp winters.

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Solo Fish Dinner of Mackeral, Fennel Olive & Herbs with Lemony Spring Potatoes

Serves 1-2 Ingredients 1 small whole mackerel, cleaned and deboned if possible Salt/pepper 1 small fennel bulb, sliced thin ¼ cup calamata olives, pitted and sliced 1 lemon (half sliced and the other juiced) Baby spring potatoes, cut in half 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves ½ cup cherry tomatoes halved […]

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Spicy Horseradish Herb Pretzels

Makes 12-15 medium pretzels INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1½ cups warm water 4 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh horseradish, grated 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs, chopped: thyme, marjoram, chives, parsley, tarragon 1 large egg, beaten ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped fine, […]

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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 Mix Salad with Herbed Onion Dressing

Serves 1-2 Ingredients 1 tablespoon shallot, chopped fine 2 green onions, sliced thin 1 tablespoon red onion, chopped fine 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil Pinch or two of salt Pinch or two of black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 teaspoon thyme leaves (optional) […]

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Spring Vegetable Minestrone with Herb Pesto

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For spring vegetable minestrone 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped small 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 6 cups vegetable stock 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 3 carrots, chopped medium 3 celery ribs, chopped medium 5 asparagus stalks, trimmed and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 cup green beans, trimmed and […]

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Spring Vegetable Minestrone with Herb Pesto

Serves 6 Ingredients For spring vegetable minestrone 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped small 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 6 cups vegetable stock 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 3 carrots, chopped medium 3 celery ribs, chopped medium 5 asparagus stalks, trimmed and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 cup green beans, trimmed and […]

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Spring Vegetable Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 pounds beets 1 fresh bay leaf 4 spears asparagus, cut into 1-inch spears 1 orange, segmented, juices reserved 1 small red onion, half moons 1 pound thick-cut bacon, cut into ¼ inch lardon (optional) 8 ounces baby arugula ½ teaspoon spring garlic, minced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 sprigs […]

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Spring-Thyme Detox

©Rafael Hasid, Wolf & Deer, Park Slope Brooklyn Ingredients 6-8 fresh mint leaves 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce wiki-dandelion puree* 1 ounce lemon thyme & mint syrup* 1 ounce lime juice Lemon peel Meyer Lemon Brooklyn Hemispherical Bitters Directions Muddle the mint leaves in a shaker until all the oils are released from the mint. […]

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St. Louis Style Ribs

Serves 6 This recipe is a slow poached rib recipe with the seasonings that are normally incorporated into a dry rub in the poaching liquid, creating simple and succulent ribs! Ingredients 4 Spanish onions, chopped 12-15 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons paprika 3 teaspoons mustard Seeds 1-2 sprigs of fresh […]

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Stewed Squid with Salsa Verde

Serves 6 Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh red chili, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 pounds fresh squid, cleaned and sliced thick 6-8 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves 2 teaspoons salt ½ […]

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Strawberry Buckwheat Crepes With Lemon Thyme Sweet Cream

Here are a few of our latest ideas for spring’s best & most herby, fresh & light desserts!

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Strawberry Rhubarb Tart with Blood Orange Thyme Glaze

Makes 6 tartlets Ingredients Sweet Pie Dough-6 tartlet shells baked 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled and kept whole 1 cup rhubarb, sliced 2 tablespoon thyme leaves 2 tablespoons blood orange zest 1⁄3 cup sugar ½ cup blood orange juice 1 cup créme fresh ½ cup honey Directions In a medium saucepan combine rhubarb, sugar, blood […]

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Strawberry Thyme Ginger & Lemon Tea

Makes 1 french press (about 6 cups) Ingredients ¼ cup dried strawberries (substitute 2 fresh strawberries, sliced) ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves 1 slice dried ginger or 1 slice fresh ginger ½ lemon sliced 2 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the French press or another tea pot, place dried or fresh strawberries, […]

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Strawberry Thyme Ginger & Lemon Tea

Makes 1 french press (about 6 cups) Ingredients ¼ cup dried strawberries (substitute 2 fresh strawberries, sliced) ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves 1 slice dried ginger or 1 slice fresh ginger ½ lemon sliced 2 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the Fresh press or another tea pot, place dried or fresh strawberries, […]

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Summer Sausage and Herb Cassoulet

Serves 4-6 Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ tablespoon lemon zest 2 pounds cranberry beans, shelled 1 cup white wine 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock ½ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper […]

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Sweet Herbal Mimosas (Lemon Thyme Orange & Basil Tangerine)

Makes 1 mimosa Ingredients 1 ounce herbal syrup (lemon thyme or basil), recipe follows 2 ounces fresh juice (orange or tangerine) 4-6 ounces champagne, prosecco or cava Directions In a champagne class combine the herbal syrup and the citrus juice and fill glass with champagne, cava or prosecco. Herbal Simple Syrup Makes 2 cups Ingredients […]

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Sweet Herbed Cannolis

Italy is known for being a country filled with food influence and amazing cuisine and Sicily definitely holds its own in this area. There is a wide range of food power on this tiny island due to its proximity to its surrounding countries, Africa, Spain and Greece…

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Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion Lasagna

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Swiss chard, rinsed with stems removed, chopped 6 yellow onions, sliced thin 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium shallot, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine (Save 1 tablespoon) 5 sprigs thyme, chopped 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups milk, warmed ½ cup grated Asiago cheese ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 4 tablespoons […]

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Thyme Cream

For serving with Rhubarb-Thyme Crisp Makes approximately 1 cup Ingredients 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon orange zest ¾ cup heavy cream Directions Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and whisk together until thick and creamy.

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Thyme, Leek and Potato Stew

Serves 6

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Thyme-Apple Fritters

If you can believe it, there are several thousand varieties of apples, which can only mean one thing, more apples to choose from when designing your apple centric menu! These unforgettable seasonal recipes are made for entertaining guests, so turn on your oven, get out your peeler and start cooking up this seasons greatest menu!

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Torte de Jamon Iberico y Sevollas Rojas (Red Onion & Iberico Ham Tart)

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 medium red onions, sliced thin in rounds 1 sheet puff pastry, pre made 1 tablespoon sugar in the raw 8 to 10 slices Iberico ham 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water and pinch of salt Salt and […]

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Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine 2 tablespoons pickling spices, ground medium 1 tablespoon black pepper, ground medium 1 (3-4 pounds) prepared (brined) corned beef 3 carrots, peeled and chopped coarsely 3 yellow onions, chopped into quarters 8-10 baby potatoes, halved 1 medium cabbage, […]

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Turkey Meatloaf and Whipped Celery Root “Potatoes”

6 servings Ingredients 3 eggs 1 ½ lb ground lean turkey ¼ cup whole wheat bread crumbs ½ yellow onion, chopped 2 ribs of celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon celery salt 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, leaves chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons ketchup 1 celery root, peeled and chopped […]

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Turkey Pot Pies with Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuit Tops

A southern spin on the classic pot pie! Who doesn’t love biscuits and cheddar, with a mix of turkey pot pie!

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Velvety Chesnut Soup with Grape Honey

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the soup 1 cup whole chestnuts, roasted and peeled 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine ½ of a sweet yellow onion, chopped fine ¼ cup celery, chopped fine 1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped fine Salt 1 bouquet garni of fresh herbs in a cheesecloth […]

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White Bean, Onion and Rosemary Soup

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ pound (about 1½ cups) cannellini beans, soaked overnight and drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large yellow onions, sliced thin 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 3 sprigs of fresh thyme 1 sprig of fresh rosemary 2 fresh bay leaves 4 cups vegetable broth or water Salt Pepper Extra-virgin olive oil DIRECTIONS […]

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Whole Roasted Striped Bass with Lemon & Herbs

Serves 4 Ingredients 3 pound striped bass, with head, scaled and gutted 4 tablespoons olive oil ½ fresh thyme, chopped 2 fresh bay leaves 1 lemon or orange, sliced and cut in half Salt and pepper Directions Place sheet pan in oven and preheat to 500°F. Score the skin of the fish with 2 big […]

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Wholegrain Savory Garden Scones

Makes about 10 scones These amazingly delicious scones are perfect for those who want a quick and savory breakfast option. Easy on the go and healthy! Eat with a dollop of herbal butter or tomato preserves. Ingredients 1½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup buckwheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ […]

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Wild Mushroom Herb Gravy

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup mixed wild mushrooms, sliced and chopped 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, […]

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Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Porcini Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For ravioli ¼ cup dried porcini mushrooms 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped fine Salt and pepper Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ cup fresh ricotta […]

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Winter Herb & Citrus Yogurt Granita

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS ½ cup honey 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1 cup fresh citrus juice (tangerine, lime, Meyer lemon, orange, or combinations are excellent) ¼ cup citrus zest 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine DIRECTIONS Whisk together all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl until well […]

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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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Winter Minestrone

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 red onion, chopped medium 3 stalks of celery, chopped small 2 medium carrots, chopped small 1 medium red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 medium yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 (28-ounce) can stewed tomatoes ½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine ½ […]

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Winter Skin Refresher

Ingredients ½ cup dried chamomile ½ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoon orange zest ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup almond oil 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the […]

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