Thyme
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Description

Not only is it the most popular of all culinary herbs, but it is used commercially in everything from chewing gum to ice cream, mouth wash to cough syrup.

Uses

With its sharp, peppery taste and haunting odor this delicate herb provides an allure to meat dishes, stews, soups, sauces and baked goods.

Pack Sizes

Food Service Pack 1 LB bags/cello containers
8 oz bags/cello containers
4 oz. bags/cello containers
Retail Packs 1 oz containers
1/2 oz containers

Buying

Whole thyme leaves have more flavor than ground leaves..

Nutritional Information

   
calcium 26 mg
potassium 11 mg
vitamin A 5 ER
magnesium 3 mg
phosphorus 3 mg
iron 1.7 mg
  per 5 ml (1g)

Thyme is said to be diuretic, antispasmodic, an aphrodisiac, a stimulant and an expectorant, it stimulates perspiration and menstruation, relieves gas and cleans the intestine.

Serving Ideas

Young shoots of thyme are used as a garnish and flavoring in soup and gravy. It seasons meats, soups, stuffing and baked goods.

 


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