8 ways with fresh thyme
See how to use the infinitely versatile herb with a wide range of meats and vegetables, and also with both savory and sweet fruit dishes
Cooking with fresh thyme
Thyme is a kitchen workhorse, infinitely useful with a wide range of meats and vegetables, and also with both savory and sweet fruit dishes. With cooked dishes, try adding thyme at the beginning and then a little more at the end, just before serving to make its flavor pop.
Cider Pork Roast with Apple-Thyme Gravy
Delicious with cheesy mashed potatoes and a green salad, this slow-cooker dish is special enough for guests, but homey enough for Sunday dinners with the family.
Lemon and Thyme Grilled Pork Chops
Using a large cast-iron griddle gives the chops an impressively even sear.
Pork Shoulder Roast with Figs, Garlic, and Pinot Noir
Stuffing this roast with figs and garlic slivers will make you feel like a modern-day Julia Child, and the results are stunning: mosaic-like slices infused with rich fruit and wine flavors.
Juniper and Herb Roast Turkey
Presalting theThanksgiving turkey―not to mention covering the breast and drumsticks with bacon―adds flavor and helps it stay moist during roasting.
Recipe: Juniper-and-herb Roast Turkey
This puff pastry tart makes for an excellent appetizer.
Oven-Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Thyme
Tender potatoes and carrots need very little fussing over. Simply roast them and toss with thyme and butter for an easy side dish.
Lemon-Thyme Pimm's Cooler
This garden-fresh cocktail makes a delicious pairing of citrus and herbs.
Recipe: Lemon–Thyme Pimm’s Cooler
Warm Berry-Thyme Compote
Simple warm fruit with a savory twist turns frozen yogurt into something special.
Recipe: Warm Berry-Thyme Compote