Taking Thyme

fresh food & fresh air

Watermelon, Peach, and Mint Salad

The dog days of summer have arrived and everyone is trying to catch a break! We just came out of a week long Excessive Heat Warning. When I originally checked the 10-day forecast and saw that KC area had an Excessive Heat Warning for an entire week I thought that it was mistake. How could it be that hot for that long? After all, Kansas is no tropical oasis. But.. Read More






Southwest Chorizo Rojo and Veggie Bowl

The Overland Park Farmer’s Market is the best in the area! And each Saturday it’s home to The Wiener Wagon – “Kansas City’s finest sausage on wheels”. You can do your shopping as tantalizing scents of freshly grilled meat float above the crowd. The Wiener Wagon specializes in sausages. But not just any sausage. Oh no my friend, Derr’s Artisan Sausages are a step above the rest. They are the.. Read More






NY Times “More-Vegetable-Than-Egg Frittata”

Oh my goodness! Freeze frame! Stop what you are doing! Reverse it back! Call-up all your veggie loving friends and have this be a party. Seriously though, and you know I have never lied to you before, this frittata¬†(<– right here!!) from The New York Times is frittat-a-mazing! Any time that I can use the phrase “eat yo’ colors” I am a happy camper! And this frittata definitely applies. Throw.. Read More