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About thymetravelers

Bringing passion for history to all through delicious food.

As fluffy as snow!

Well travelers, it’s been a long time. As it turns out, planning a wedding, traveling to your home town to plan said wedding, moving to a new apartment , cooking in your beautiful new kitchen, and working  as always is … Continue reading

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Cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels

Looking for an alternative to apple pie this holiday season? My fiancé and I recently went apple-picking in Charlottesville—in fact we picked about 25 pounds of granny smiths and fujis. We made the obligatory apple crisp and caramel apples, but … Continue reading

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Holy Holishkes!

Sounds like something that Robin would say to Batman, like “Holy holishkes, Batman! It’s the Joker!” Holishkes, or stuffed cabbage leaves (galuptzi in Polish), are often eaten on the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot or Simchat Torah (literally “Celebration of … Continue reading

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S’more S’mores

Thymetravelers is delighted to be back after a much needed summer break! Of course if you were in DC earlier this month, summer seemed to be in full swing.  Sure, the grocery stores had started carrying their usual fall wares: … Continue reading

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As American as cherry pie?

As Americans of all ages prepare to celebrate our nation’s independence, no doubt our minds go to the Founding Fathers: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, my personal favorite Thomas Jefferson, and our first president, George Washington. Thanks to a fable involving … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons…

Summer is finally here, and no fruit brings this to mind more than lemons. Whether as lemonade, in lemon sorbet, drizzled over grilled fish, or simply as a garnish for water or iced tea, lemon always seems to outshine. And … Continue reading

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One Tough Cookie (to track)

Happy Jewish American Heritage Month! I realize that May is almost over, but I’ve been busy baking all sorts of treats, including multiple birthday cakes. In fact, today’s cookie is sort of cake-like when baked properly. Last year, we celebrated … Continue reading

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