Slide show: Guide to herbs and spices
Fresh oregano
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Oregano is related to marjoram but has a stronger peppery flavor. Oregano is typically used in its dry form. To release its flavor, crush dried oregano either by hand or with a mortar and pestle.

Oregano is familiar to fans of pizza and other Italian fare. It's also a popular seasoning for fish, beef, poultry and a variety of vegetables.

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