The Sunday Thymes

Fresh Red Currants

Fresh red currants from our local farmer’s market!

What I was churning one year ago today…

  • Basil ice cream! I have a fun new ice cream flavor coming to you this week!
9 Innovative Recipes for the Everything Bagel Lover. You'll want to make them all!

Is there anything better than an everything bagel? Here are nine super-creative recipes using your favorite everything-bagel spice blend! You’ll want to make every last one.  Well, we all knew that this day had to come sooner than later…and with the weekend approaching, there is no better time for...

Blueberry Peach Slab Pie. The ultimate summer dessert!

Blueberry Peach Slab Pie

This flaky slab pie, packed with fresh blueberries and yellow peaches, is baked in a quarter-size baking sheet, making it easy to transport and slice, and perfect for pie crust lovers. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream all summer long!  If I were to write my own lyrics to Sound of Music’s “My...

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Tarragon-Shallot Butter. This addictive side dish can be prepared in less than 30 minutes!

An easy, impressive, and incredibly flavorful side dish that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes! Serve with grilled or roasted meat, poultry, or seafood.  Roasted fingerling potatoes with tarragon-shallot butter. Otherwise known as the recipe that made me eat almost 1.5 lbs of potatoes in one sitting. Really, though. This...

Red Snapper

The Sunday Thymes

Last night’s dinner from our local fish market! Cabbage wedges with corn and zesty vinaigrette! So clever and different. This mushroom curry sounds so good. I’m a mushroom fanatic. I love photography posts like this. What do you think of me doing something like this for Chicago every now...

Grilled Raddichio with Balsamic Syrup, Parmigiano, and Honey-Roasted Almonds

I bring you parmigiano-reggiano cheese with a side of grilled vegetables. Just kidding! There are actually quite a few vegetables underneath all of that glorious cheese. I’m all for simple side dishes at the moment (particularly vegetable-heavy ones at that) and this dish totally fits into that category. This...