Savor your Thyme
Personal Chef Service
Servicing Lake, McHenry, and Kenosha Counties
Hearty stew with tender beef chunks in a rich gravy with peas, carrots, baby potatoes, and pearl onions.
Tender beef, pearl onions, and mushrooms in a hearty red wine gravy. Served over herb egg noodles or creamy mashed potatoes.
Noreen’s Midwestern Chili
Lean seasoned ground chuck with kidney beans in a spicy tomato sauce with onions and peppers.
Ground beef and cheeses blended together, wrapped in corn tortillas, and topped with red enchilada sauce.
Ground beef mixed with red peppers and onions and topped with a zesty marinara sauce.
Your choice of seasoned ground beef, turkey or lamb, diced carrots, mushrooms, peas, and onions in a rich gravy, topped with mashed potatoes and dusted with Parmesan cheese.
Grandma’s Swedish Meatballs
Tender meatballs in a rich creamy dill sauce. Served over egg noodles.
Tacos Carne Asada
Grilled mojo-marinated skirt steak wrapped with a corn tortilla. Served with shredded lettuce, chopped onion, jack cheese, and pico de gallo.
Beef Pot Pie
Tender chunks of chuck roast, portobello mushrooms, onions, garlic, and herbs in a rich brown gravy served in a flaky pie crust.
Potato, Kale and Kielbasa Casserole
Rich potatoes, fresh kale, and chunks of savory kielbasa baked until bubbly.
Black Bean and Chorizo Enchiladas
Chorizo sausage crumbled over corn tortillas, bathed in a zesty black bean sauce and topped with crumbled queso fresco and slivered red onions.
Pounded cutlets lightly breaded and topped with an arugula salad.
A comforting casserole of golden potatoes, finely shredded cabbage, ham or bacon, and scallions.
Grilled Mojo Pork Tenderloin
Grilled pork tenderloin marinated in citrus, garlic, and herbs.
Herb Crusted Pork Roast
A tender herb-crusted pork roast served with roasted vegetables.
Rum Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Pineapple
Pork tenderloin with a sweet and spicy glaze, topped with grilled pineapple salsa.
Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Grilled pork tenderloin topped with a sweet apricot glaze.
Chicken Roulades with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Basil and Goat Cheese
All natural, free-range chicken coated with seasoned breadcrumbs, filled with sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and goat cheese.
Chicken breast cutlets sautéed with mushrooms in a creamy Marsala wine sauce. Served over angel hair pasta.
Seasoned shredded chicken in a rich tomato sauce. Served with crispy tacos or soft-shelled tortillas, sour cream, cheese, and tomatoes.
Thin slices of chicken sautéed in a white wine lemon-caper sauce and served with angel hair pasta.
Cilantro and Orange Chicken Kabobs
Chicken marinated in freshly squeezed orange juice, garlic, and cilantro, skewered with poblano peppers.
Chili-Lime Chicken Kabobs
Marinated chicken breasts skewered with fresh peppers, mushrooms, onions, and zucchini.
Chicken cutlets rolled with prosciutto, spinach, garlic, and provolone cheese, topped with strips of lemon zest. Served with linguine in a lemon cream sauce.
Linguine tossed in a cream sauce with chicken, mushrooms, peas, and garlic and baked with a crispy breadcrumb crust.
Maple glazed chicken breasts topped with seasoned breadcrumbs.
Chicken Cordon Blue
Chicken breasts stuffed with baby Swiss cheese and prosciutto.
Classic Chicken Pot Pie
Tender chicken, onions, carrots, peas, and celery in a creamy chicken sauce baked in a flaky pie shell.
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, white wine, herbs, and lemon butter. Served over linguine.
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Tender shrimp sautéed in a spicy tomato sauce and tossed with linguine.
Crispy breaded tilapia topped with zesty marinara sauce.
Halibut with Citrus Bagna Cauda
Pan-seared halibut with a bright citrus basil sauce.
Pad Thai with Shrimp
Rice noodles stir fried with egg and shrimp and garnished with bean sprouts and ground peanuts.
Striped Bass with Chile Lime Butter
Pan-seared striped bass with chile-lime butter.
Lemon Caper Whitefish
Baked whitefish in a tangy lemon caper sauce.
Thai Fish Cakes
Tilapia and shrimp cakes seasoned with ginger, cilantro, and basil.
Sweet Chili Glazed Salmon
Sweet and spicy chili glazed salmon topped with pineapple salsa.
Flaky salmon glazed in a tangy sauce of sweet and spice on a bed of rice.
Flaky salmon topped with a fiery sauce on a bed of rice.
Halibut with Fennel
Flaky fish baked with fresh fennel and tomatoes in a citrusy sauce.
Moroccan Mahi Mahi
Pan-seared mahi mahi with Moroccan spices and tender chunks of mango.
Vegetable Pot Pie
Potatoes, pearl onions, thinly sliced fennel, creamy butternut squash, peas, and asparagus served in a luscious sauce with a flaky crust.
Baked spaghetti, garlic, onions, tomatoes, and kalamata olives with Fontina and Parmigiano Reggiano cheeses.
Asparagus, Spring Onion, and Mushroom Pasta
Fettuccine, exotic mushrooms, asparagus, and sautéed green onions in a light wine sauce.
Sautéed carrots, zucchini, summer squash, onions, and asparagus spears layered with white beans and spinach between lasagna noodles in a zesty marinara sauce with Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses.
Mushroom Risotto with Peas
Creamy risotto with assorted exotic mushrooms and peas.
Spinach and Mushroom Ravioli
Pillows of pasta stuffed with spinach and exotic mushrooms and topped with a zesty tomato sauce.
Chilies, zucchini, onions, bell peppers, black beans, corn, and tomato wrapped with a flour tortilla. Served with cheddar or jack cheese, salsa, and sour cream.
Roasted Corn and Black Bean Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce
Corn, onions, black beans, and green chilies wrapped in tortillas and baked in a spicy red chili sauce topped with cheddar or jack cheese and cilantro.
Peppers, onions, black beans, and kidney beans in a spicy tomato broth. Topped with jack or cheddar cheese, scallions, and chopped tomatoes.
Chickpeas, carrots, and spinach in a slightly spicy curry sauce. Served over a bed of rice.
Chipotle Chicken Pasta
Sliced grilled chicken tossed with penne pasta and a creamy chipotle sauce.
Penne with Pancetta, and Spinach with Crumb Topping
Penne, pancetta, onion, garlic, and spinach in a rich cream sauce and topped with toasted breadcrumbs.
Penne with Chicken, Broccoli, and Cheese
Grilled chicken breast and broccoli sautéed in olive oil with penne pasta in a Parmesan cream sauce.
Penne all' arrabbiata
Penne pasta sautéed with Genoa salami in a spicy marinara sauce.
Spaghetti with Meatballs
Italian marinara sauce with tender, juicy meatballs served over spaghetti noodles.
Pasta rolls stuffed with ricotta, spinach, and prosciutto and topped with a zesty tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese and baked until bubbly.
Pasta rolls filled with ground sirloin, prosciutto, pork, and chicken in a tomato cream sauce.
Linguine with Lemon and Cream
Linguine, thin strips of prosciutto, garlic, and kalamata olives in a lemon cream sauce, garnished with fresh basil.
Chicken Marsala Ravioli
Pillows of pasta stuffed with a mixture of chicken, shallots, garlic, prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano, and Marsala wine and topped with marinara sauce.
Soup and Stews
A beautiful cold summer soup served only at the peak of the summer garden season with a hand-chopped medley of tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, celery, sweet onions, and garlic.
Mexican Chicken Stew
Shredded chicken, onions, garlic, and jalapenos in a tomato broth with rice and topped with cilantro.
Sausage Minestrone Soup
Spicy Italian sausage, garlic, orzo, and spinach in a tomato broth topped with a grilled cheese baguette.
Chipotle Potato Soup with Leeks
Spicy chipotle peppers paired with leeks and creamy Yukon Gold potatoes in a light vegetable broth.
A Mexican classic with shredded chicken, onions, garlic, and cilantro topped with crispy corn tortilla strips.
Baked Potato Soup
Lots of chunky potatoes topped with cheese, bacon, green onions, and crispy potato skins.
Black Bean Soup
Black beans simmered in a spicy broth with onion, bell peppers, cilantro, garlic, and cumin.
Sausage Soup with Kale
Spicy Italian sausage, chunks of potatoes, and kale in a creamy broth.
White Chicken Chili
Shredded chicken, peppers, onions, white beans, garlic, and spices simmered in a savory broth and topped with fresh cilantro and sliced scallions.