How To Use Marjoram Essential Oil

How to Use Marjoram

Three Methods:

Marjoram and oregano are closely related botanically but cooks know the flavor of Sweet Marjoram,Origanum majorana, is different from that of oregano. Marjoram was once used as a meat preservative and even today the taste of marjoram blends well with meats of many types. It is also good with eggs, cheese and mushroom dishes and some hearty vegetables. Here are some tips and ideas on using marjoram.


Use Fresh Marjoram

  1. Choose your Marjoram.For best results, choose young, tender, growing stems of marjoram with small leaves.
  2. Snip off the stems with scissors.
  3. Clean the marjoram.Wash the marjoram under cold, clean, running water.
  4. Separate the leaves and stems.Remove the leaves from the stems with your fingers. Discard the stems.
  5. Chop the leaves.Chop the leaves with a sharp knife.
  6. Add marjoram to your cooking.For best taste, you should add fresh marjoram to your dish near the end of cooking.
  7. Store any excess Marjoram.Store fresh marjoram in a glass of water in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Change the water each day.

Use Dried Marjoram

  1. Purchasefreshmarjoram.Just because it's dry doesn't mean it can't go bad! Be sure to check the expiration date on dried marjoram you purchase.
  2. Add dried marjoram to your cooking.Unlike fresh, you should add dried marjoram at the beginning of the recipe unless explicitly directed otherwise.
    • Use less dried marjoram than fresh, as the flavor is stronger.
  3. Store any excess Marjoram.Store dried marjoram in a tightly closed container in a cool, dark place. Use home dried marjoram within one year.

Ideas for Using Marjoram

  1. Make a rub for your roast chicken.Use 1/4 teaspoon each of dried marjoram, sage, rosemary, thyme and pepper combined with 1/2 cup coarse sea salt.
  2. Season beef stew.Add 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh marjoram near the end of the cooking time.
  3. Add flavor to cooked and sautéed vegetables.Combine 1 teaspoon of diced fresh marjoram with 3 tablespoons of melted butter. This is also delicious when used to baste steak.
  4. Make a marinade for beef/pork strips or stir fry.Combine 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram, 1 tablespoon grated ginger, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce and 1 cup of beef broth.
  5. Spice up bean salad.Add 1 teaspoon diced fresh marjoram.
  6. Add flavor to sausage.Add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram to any sausage recipe.

Community Q&A

  • Question
    Can I use it in red sauce?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    Marjoram is often included as an ingredient in Italian seasoning, so using it is fine if you plan on using your own seasoning blend to make a red pasta sauce.
  • Question
    What is a substitute for marjoram?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    Oregano is a good choice, since it is related to marjoram.
  • Question
    Can marjoram be used in salads?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    It is your preference.
Unanswered Questions
  • Can we make Marjoram tea and what are the benefits?
Ask a Question
200 characters left
Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.
  • You can root cuttings of marjoram in late summer and grow it in a pot indoors on a sunny windowsill.
  • Sweet marjoram is easy to start from seeds each year in the garden. While considered a perennial it rarely survives the winter in most places.
  • Sweet marjoram can be used as a milder substitute for oregano in most recipes.

Video: 12 Cooking Herbs every Cook should know about !

3 Ways to Use Marjoram
3 Ways to Use Marjoram images

2019 year
2019 year - 3 Ways to Use Marjoram pictures

3 Ways to Use Marjoram advise
3 Ways to Use Marjoram forecast photo

3 Ways to Use Marjoram pics
3 Ways to Use Marjoram picture

3 Ways to Use Marjoram 3 Ways to Use Marjoram new pics
3 Ways to Use Marjoram new pictures

pics 3 Ways to Use Marjoram
pictures 3 Ways to Use Marjoram

Watch 3 Ways to Use Marjoram video
Watch 3 Ways to Use Marjoram video

Communication on this topic: 3 Ways to Use Marjoram, 3-ways-to-use-marjoram/
Forum on this topic: 3 Ways to Use Marjoram, 3-ways-to-use-marjoram/ , 3-ways-to-use-marjoram/

Related News

Black-ish Star Jenifer Lewis Made A Statement In Athleisure at the Emmys
9 Tips to Avoid Infections When Taking Biologics for Psoriatic Arthritis
These Are the Top Five Most Plastic Surgery-Obsessed Countries in the World
Now Enjoy Spa At Home
7 Mother’s Day Donations That Support Women Everywhere—Regardless Of Politics
Best Curly Hairstyles For Men 2019
Apple computers have already been partially updated, and more updates will be released over time
The Goddess Pose by Michelle Goldberg
2 Myths About The Effects of Divorce on Children
Maple Pecan Scones Recipe
House Plant Of The Month
Your Tonsils Might Be to Blame for These Annoying Health Issues
Refugeeswelcome: Five Things You Can Do To Help Right Now
How to Start a Business (for Kids)

Date: 05.12.2018, 10:44 / Views: 72443