Oregano

Oregano has been America’s favorite herb for decades, thanks to World War II veterans returning with a hankering for Italy’s famous “pizza herb.” This aromatic herb has been beloved for centuries, with ancient Greeks and Romans considering it a symbol of joy and happiness. In fact, it was a tradition for Greek and Roman brides and grooms to be crowned with a laurel of oregano. In America, Oregano is most strongly associated with Italian cuisine, though it is also widely used in Turkish, Palestinian, Syrian, Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, Philippine and Latin American dish..

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