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Oregano

Oregano

General Description: Oregano is an aromatic, sweet, but slightly bitter herb that is most often used in Greek and Italian cooking. It is generally used in a dried form which is more flavorful than fresh. Closely related to Marjoram.

Uses: Oregano is used on Pizza, grilled meat, and in sauces and chili powder.

History: Native to Greece and Italy, Oregano was used widely by the Greeks and Romans. It was not popular in the United States until after WWII when the popularity of pizza skyrocketed.

Origin: Marjoram is largely produced in the Mediterranean region as well as the United States and Mexico.

Shelf Life: 1-2 Years