lemon thyme

noun

Definition of lemon thyme 

: a thyme (Thymus citriodorus) having lemon-scented leaves used as a seasoning also : its leaves

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Makes 1 cocktail 1 sugar cube 3 dashes of peach bitters 1 peach, skinned, pitted and cut into wedges 3 sprigs lemon thyme2½ ounces bourbon Slices of peach, for garnish Instructions: Drop a sugar cube into a cocktail glass. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Orchard Old-Fashioned," 30 May 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 Lemon-thyme asparagus • Heavy-duty aluminum foil • Nonstick cooking spray • 1 pound asparagus, ends snipped • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon thyme• 2 teaspoons fresh lemon basil, chopped • 2 tablespoons butter Spray two sheets of foil with cooking spray. Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Indianapolis Star, "The Hoosier Gardener: Easy-to-grow flavors for grilling," 19 May 2018 Anecdotal evidence shows that cats dislike the smell of lavender, pennyroyal, rue, lemon thyme and Coleus canina (also called scaredy cat plant). Kym Pokorny, OregonLive.com, "How to keep cats out of your garden," 17 Apr. 2018 Add a touch of lemon with a lemon thyme vinaigrette. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Are you a ’barbarian? Let rhubarb’s tart-sweet flavor shine in more than pie," 13 Apr. 2018

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1629, in the meaning defined above

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