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Marjoram Leaves
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Marjoram is the dried leaves and floral parts of the herb Origanium hortensis. Most scientists consider Marjoram to be a species of Oregano. The light grayish-green leaves of Marjoram have a sweeter and more delicate flavor than Oregano. Uses Marjoram may be used in sausages, lamb, beef, pork, chicken, fish, tomato dishes, stuffings, breads, salad dressings, and chowders. Marjoram is used in Italian, French, North African, Middle Eastern, and American cuisines and spice blends such as bouquet garni, fines herbes, and sausage and pickle blends. Origins Egypt is the principal source for nearly all of the Marjoram imported into the United States. Other producers include East Europe, France and the United States. Source:http://www.mccormick.com/content.cfm?id=8221