Taking Thyme

fresh food & fresh air

Blueberry Beet Salsa

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It is a gorgeous day here in KC and how better to celebrate then with some fresh blueberry beet salsa?! Whoa! What’s that I just read?! Blueberry and BEET salsa?! I know, it sounds crazy. But just hear me out. For you to fully understand the beauty of this salsa, I think we need to start at the beginning… I love to grocery shop. I love.. Read More

Banana Bran Muffins

We’ve all had that moment where we walk into the kitchen and immediately get over powered by the smell of over-the-top-too-ripe bananas. For me, I think a banana is past its prime at the appearance of the first brown speck. After a short window of optimal ripeness, it turns into a waiting game to find the perfect balance of too ripe, but not too too ripe. Waiting for the day.. Read More

Herb Season

It’s that time of year… The birds are chirping, trees are flowering, tulips are in full bloom and grass is starting to turn green! That can only mean one thing – time to plan the garden! Last summer we put in our first Kansas garden. What started out as a fun project, turned into a full on war with Kansan critters. Even though we have a 60-lb dog, the little.. Read More