Chances are, if you've worked with fresh thyme, you've become frustrated with fresh thyme. And that's a shame—the flavor is so deliciously savory that it's one of our favorite herbs in the Test Kitchen, if not THE favorite. You've no doubt been told to strip the leaves off the stems by pulling against the direction of growth, but that doesn't always work so well. No worries—we'll show you how to handle any thyme situation with ease. by Tiffany Vickers Davis

Our Guide to Thyme teaches you how to grow it yourself and the best way to store it stays fresh and flavorful.

Now that you're in the know about thyme, try one of these thyme recipes. From savory to sweet, you'll fall more in love with the fragrant herb each time you use it.