Salted Chocolate Chunk Congo Bars

Salted Chocolate Chunk Congo Bars | Mother Thyme

Easy Salted Chocolate Chunk Congo Bars loaded with chunks of dark chocolate and topped with fleur de sel or sea salt.  These are truly irresistible! I have a thing for Congo Bars that goes back, wayyyy back. Growing up I always remember laid back summer picnics enjoying Macaroni Salad, Pinky Winky, and Salt Potatoes. To… Keep Reading

Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Sweet and delicious Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins — enjoy one with your afternoon tea. Who doesn’t love a thick slice of freshly toasted bread with butter and maybe sprinkled with a little cinnamon and brown sugar?  Mornings can’t get any better with that along with a cup of coffee.  Maybe I’ll include a bowl… Keep Reading

Eggnog Muffins

Eggnog Muffins

Enjoy the holidays with Eggnog Muffins.  Perfect with your morning coffee. Holiday Breakfast Ideas — Week 2 What are the holidays without eggnog.  Whether you like it or not, for many it is a holiday tradition.  It’s a cup of good cheer around the fire with family and friends to celebrate the holiday season.  I… Keep Reading

Peach Bread


With fresh peaches in season, whip up a loaf of this delicious Peach Bread.  Enjoy a slice for dessert or even with your morning coffee.  Last weekend was our first weekend to the Farmer’s Market since May, crazy!  This summer has been flying by and every weekend we have been busy or out of town… Keep Reading

Nutella Muffins


I have a weakness for Nutella.  I can’t keep a jar of it in the house or I end up eating half of the jar with just a spoon.  A little here, a little there, before I know it half the jar is gone.  Sometimes I can’t help myself when I find myself at the… Keep Reading

Anise Cookies + BeaterBlade Giveaway

anise cookies

These anise cookies are very special to me.  They remind me of cookies I would make with my mother growing up.  She must have used anise in her Christmas cookie cutouts since that distinct anise flavor that are in these were in those cookies too.  We used to make our cookies in late November and… Keep Reading

Candy Cane Macarons

candy cane macarons

Paris, the city of light.  It is such a beautiful city that I hope to get back to one day.  I haven’t been there in almost seventeen years since I was in my early twenties.  I have such wonderful memories of visiting the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame.  I also remember the best… Keep Reading

Chocolate Mint Pudding Poke Cake

chocolate mint pudding poke cake

Can you believe Christmas is two weeks away!  This holiday season is going by so fast.  Before we know it Christmas will have come and gone and we will be heading into the New Year. Remember when you were young and Christmas seemed to be far away?  Two weeks couldn’t get here soon enough.  As… Keep Reading