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Summer Bean Salads: Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano

Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Inspired by gigantes plaki (Greek-style baked beans), this flavorful salad features butter beans enveloped in a vinegar-spiked tomato dressing, with dill, oregano, and a touch of cinnamon. More

Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Inspired by gigantes plaki (Greek-style baked beans), this flavorful salad features butter beans enveloped in a vinegar-spiked tomato dressing, with dill, oregano, and a touch of cinnamon. More

Video: Oregano Farming in Mexico

Daniel Klein 6 comments

Our journey to this story began with a phone call to Steve Sando, of Rancho Gordo. A few minutes into our chat, he told us about a rural community in Hidalgo, Mexico that was growing beautiful oregano in an effort maintain the life and vibrancy of the surrounding community. We were sold. More

Greek-Style Shrimp With Feta-Stuffed Peppers

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 2 comments

A two-part dish of feta-filled peppers and saucy Greek shrimp is a lively main course, but it doubles as party-friendly first-course fare. More

Sunday Supper: Roasted Greek Chicken and Potatoes In Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette

Sunday Supper Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Bathed in lemony oregano vinaigrette, Greek chicken and potatoes keeps comfort at hand. More

Spice Hunting: On Blending Chiles and Herbs, and the Spice of the Janissaries

Max Falkowitz 5 comments

Blending herbs with dried chiles restores some of their greener flavors while complimenting their newfound sweetness.The resulting flavor is so many things at once: sweet, herbal, spicy, and almost meaty. It makes for the unique kind of satisfaction that comes from a dish that tastes complete. More

Grilling: Keftedes

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 21 comments

What seemed like a ton of onion, garlic, oregano and mint in proportion to the meat at first, ended up being just the right amount of flavor to make these meatballs taste distinctly Greek. Although they didn't necessarily need the accompanying tzatziki and lemon to make them delicious, put altogether, they were outstanding. More

Dinner Tonight: Merguez Sausage with Fennel and Couscous

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 5 comments

There is something really satisfying about the one-pot meal. This happens to be true whether it's the depth of winter or the height of summer. One-pot meals don't have to be long simmering stews, or something that sticks to your ribs. This sausage and couscous recipe from Padma Lakshmi goes the Moroccan route, and it's perfect for this time of year. More

Grilling: Chicken with Roasted Garlic-Oregano Vinaigrette and Fingerling Potatoes

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 3 comments

Each week Joshua Bousel of The Meatwave drops by with a recipe for you to grill over the weekend. Fire it up, Joshua! Chicken tends to be my go-to item when I want something to grill after work but haven't... More

Oregano's Many, Many Incarnations

Hannah Howard 7 comments

Photograph from Michael_L on Flickr I thought I had a basic understanding of oregano: I like a healthy dash on my pizza, and always in my feta-laden Greek salads. But I was wrong. I didn't know that I'm probably using O. heracleoticum, which has a pungent oregano-like taste. Unless O. viride, a seedless cousin, is what's living in my store-bought jar of dried oregano. Or maybe it's Origanum x majoricum, an Italian oregano-marjoram hybrid that the Herb Society of America likes best for culinary use. Margaret Roach of A Way to Garden learned her oregano lesson the hard way. She wanted to grow a supply of the versatile herb to cook with but didn't end up with what she was... More

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