Thyme is a versatile herb that you can use in just about any recipe. At thanksgiving you'll find insomnia cookies umn in turkey stuffing. In the winter you'll enjoy insomnia cookies umn in savory soups and chowders. It pairs well with fish and is often used in rubs for lamb and beef.
Because the leaf is so tiny, it's difficult to mince thyme when it's fresh. Most of the time a chef will just strip the leaves off of the stem. To get fresh thyme leaves off the stem, simply hold the stem with one hand and strip with the other.