Spring Thyme

Staff Writer
Spring Thyme
Spring Thyme
Hilary Sheinbaum

Spring Thyme

Regardless if dad, grandpa, or another significant fatherly figure first became a proud papa at the turn of the century or in 2013, there’s a drink for each and every one of them. Here’s a plethora of picks for the male parent who helped us grow up to our present selves.

With so many music festivals; peace, love and spring was always in the air. If pops prefers popping open a Mike's Hard Lemonade Shandy, we'll admire his counterculture and experimental attitude. If he's feeling really groovy, and a bit more earthy, we'll positively suggest this festive concoction by Quinn Stephenson of Coyote Cafe, The Den and Geronimo.

1
Servings
812
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, puréed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon calcium powder
  • 3 Ounces sugar
  • 7 Ounces water
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lime juice
  • A heaping handful of thyme sprigs
  • 4 Ounces citrus vodka

Directions

Chill a martini glass. In a shaker, combine 2.5 oz of citrus vodka with 2.5 oz of green apple puree and 1 oz of thyme simple syrup. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of thyme. Spray-mist thyme simple syrup on top of the finished cocktail

Thyme Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Thyme Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.9g
1.4%
Sugar
119g
N/A
Protein
2g
5%
Carbs
137g
46%
Vitamin A
53µg
6%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
9.3%
Vitamin C
28mg
47%
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.3%
Vitamin K
11µg
14%
Calcium
87mg
9%
Fiber
12g
48%
Folate (food)
19µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
8µg
2%
Iron
3mg
18%
Magnesium
45mg
11%
Niacin (B3)
0.7mg
3.7%
Phosphorus
65mg
9%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.8%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Sugars, added
85g
N/A
Zinc
0.5mg
3%

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