Whether used by the pinch or by the bunch, fresh thyme infuses any dish with unparalleled aroma and flavor.
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Broiling the plums for a few minutes intensifies their tangy-sweet flavor. Look for plums that ripened on the tree for fruitiest flavor; the best place to find them will be at farmers' markets or farm stands. You can also swap in peaches for plums, if you like.