it's valentine's day this long weekend! & it's also apparently going to be -30 in toronto, SO maybe it's best to just cozy up inside with piles of blankets & this pomegranate + thyme spritzer! get the recipe over on west elm's front + main blog. happy valentine's, galentine's or whatever you want to call it!


for the thyme syrup

  • 2-3 Sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water

for the pomegranate thyme spritzer

  • ½ oz thyme syrup
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 2 oz pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz sparkling water
  • fresh thyme, as garnish
  • fresh pomegranate seeds, as garnish (optional)


for the thyme syrup: in a sauce pan over medium heat combine thyme sugar & water. bring to a boil & remove from heat once the sugar has dissolved. let cool to room temperature & strain the thyme.

for the pomegranate thyme spritzer: fill glass with ice. add the syrup, vodka, juice & sparkling water. stir until combined & finish with a sprig of thyme & tablespoon of pomegranate seeds if desired.