An herb of the mint family with oval, inch-long green leaves with a mild, sweet, oregano-like favor. Wild marjoram is actually just another name for oregano.
Season: available year-round
How to prepare: Add near the end of cooking or the heat will destroy its delicate flavor.
Matches well with: carrots, chicken, corn, duck, eggs, fish, halibut, lamb chops, meats, mushrooms, peas, pork chops, potatoes, rabbit, ravioli, salads, soups, spinach, squash, stuffings, tomatoes, tuna, zucchini
Substitutions: basil, thyme, oregano or savory