Have you ever wondered what marjoram was and what to use it in? These are the BEST recipes that use marjoram, plus a little bit of background information!

What is marjoram?

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Chances are, you have a jar of marjoram in your spice cupboard. It might be shoved way in the back due to infrequent use, but it’s there.

Marjoram is actually from the mint leaf family. Its aromatic, from southern Europe and is generally used for culinary purposes. It tends to have a sweet pine and citrus flavor.

It is used in a multitude of different recipes including:

  • soups
  • stews
  • dressings
  • sauces
  • herbal teas

I love making my own seasonings, and marjoram is an ingredient I love to use! Especially in my:

I also like to use it as a seasoning on it’s own in certain dishes like:

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