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Clove ‘N’ Thyme Toddy

Photo by Lauren Coe

Herbs give this timeless toddy an elevated flavor profile.

Makes 1 serving

TODDY

1 jigger (1½ ounces) Texas bourbon
1 tablespoon (½ ounce) lemon juice
1 tablespoon (½ ounce) Clove-Thyme Honey (recipe follows)
Thyme sprig and lemon peel

Add all ingredients to mug and top with hot water.…

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Sapna’s Spiced Chai


PHOTO: SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

Buy Sapna’s chai blend online or at the Coppell Farmers Market. Or make your own with this recipe.

Makes 1 serving

1 cup water
2 thin slices of fresh ginger (about ½-inch thick)
1 whole green cardamom pod
1 teaspoon Indian black tea (see note)
1/3 cup whole milk or non-dairy milk (almond/soy/coconut)
Sweetener of choice (see note)

Begin heating water in a small pot.…

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Cauliflower, 5 Ways


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Make cauliflower ‘n’ cheese. Roast florets from 1 head at 450°F till tender, then mix with 4 cups cooked quinoa, some freshly snipped chives, 1 cup grated Gruyère. Return to oven until the cheese melts.

Make flatbread. Steam 2 cups of cauliflower florets in a steamer basket.…

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Asiago + Almond Biscotti

Photography by Ellise Pierce

Makes about 32

1½ cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
½ teaspoon sea salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons water
½ cup shredded Asiago cheese
½ cup slivered and blanched almonds
Leaves of 4 sprigs fresh thyme

Preheat oven to 350°F.…

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Christmas Chicken Fricassee

Photography by Ellise Pierce

Makes 6 servings

2 tablespoons olive oil
Sea salt and pepper
6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)
1 cup onion, sliced in half moons
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, sliced into 2-inch sticks
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes
2 bay leaves
1 sprig fresh rosemary
½ pound spicy sausage, sliced in -inch discs
Kalamata olives for serving
Baguette for serving

Put the olive oil in a stockpot over medium heat.…

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Herby Oil

Photography by Ellise Pierce

Makes 2 cups

2 cups olive oil (see note)
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
4 sprigs fresh thyme

Gently warm the olive oil and fresh herbs in a saucepan over low heat. When it simmers, turn off the heat and let it cool.…

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Brussels Sprouts + Thyme

Photography by Ellise Pierce

Makes 4 servings

1 pound Brussels sprouts
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, plus extra for serving
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup toasted and chopped walnuts for serving
¼ cup feta crumbles for serving

Preheat the oven to 450°F.…

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The Ludeman—Texas-Style

Makes 1 serving

2 dashes Angostura Bitters
½ ounce (1 tablespoon) maple syrup
½ ounce (1 tablespoon) orange juice
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) lemon juice
1½ ounces (1 jigger or 3 tablespoons) Texas bourbon
Garnish: Flamed orange wheel and rosemary

In a rocks glass, add first 5 ingredients with ice and stir.…

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