Right about now we can all use a pick-me-up, so here are two recipes that will tingle your senses.
Thyme is thought to impart courage and vigor, and the ancient Romans considered it a remedy for melancholy. At this time of year, in this part of the globe, every little bit helps, right? Here’s a way to serve thyme as a fragrant, syrupy tonic with fresh orange juice, ginger, and lots of honey. The mix calls for Relaxing Herbal Tea blend which is available in the bulk spices, and is made of peppermint, chamomile and raspberry leaf.
And how about an inspiration from the sunny Caribbean islands—marinated and broiled pork skewers served with a hot and fruity dipping sauce. Yum! Serve these with slices of fresh ripe avocado sprinkled with lime juice and a little salt and pepper for great textural variety.