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May 29, 2007

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Kalyn

Very interesting. As you know, I'm growing this for the first time. Looking forward to trying it. I like your description that it's sweeter than thyme and milder than oregano.

jann

I love this herb~the risotto sounded really delicious~

Lisa

Simona: I must really grow some marjoram this year and test out ways of using it. It's one herb I've not used much at all, but you've intrigued me. Your risotto with the herb and the squash sounds delish.

Oh, and I'm thrilled to be in your list of blogs; thank you. If I may point out -- the spelling of the first word of my blog's title is actually "Champaign." It's the name of the city that I live in, and of course it's a sort of pun on the old saying, "Champagne taste, and a beer pocketbook."

Cheers! Lisa

Simona Carini

Thanks Lisa for the correction: now I understand. I have to admit I had never heard the expression, but I like it. I am glad I've enticed you to plant marjoram and hope the experiment goes well.

Katerina

Interesting, my marjoram is quite different looking, slighter rounder and bigger leaves.

Simona Carini

Welcome, Katerina. This is the first time I plant marjoram and I have never used it before, so I do not have any previous experience to rely on. The difference with your plant may be due to the fact that my plant is still quite small and it may also be a variety with more elongated leaves. I bought it at a farmers' market and it did not have a detailed label.

Nate Swanson

I was especially interested in how the author used her herbs in the cooking. Outside of a recipe, most of the time I don't have any imagination for extras. Thanks for the tips.

Simona Carini

You are welcome, Nate. Thanks for stopping by and for your kind words.

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