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oregano

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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oreganoor‧e‧ga‧no /ˌɒːrɪˈɡɑːnəʊ $ əˈreɡənoʊ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFHa plant used in cooking, especially in Italian cooking
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oreganoA traditional bouquet garni mixture blends thyme with sage, parsley, bay, and oregano.Add salt, pepper and oregano.It is delicious in salads of onion, tomato and juicy black olives, sprinkled with fresh oregano.If you are using commercial sauce, thin it down and maybe add a little oregano and basil.I might add a little oregano, garlic, onions, salt, and butter once in a while.Carefully stir the taco sauce, salt and pepper, oregano and olive oil into the fish.Combine the garlic, salt, oregano, cumin, pepper and fruit juices.Thus, it helps to know the source of your oregano when cooking with it.
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