winter savory


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winter savory

n.
See savory2.

sa•vor•y1

(ˈseɪ və ri)

adj. -vor•i•er, -vor•i•est, adj.
1. pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell.
2. piquant.
3. pleasing, attractive, or agreeable.
n.
4. Chiefly Brit. a spicy or aromatic dish served as an appetizer or dessert.
Also, esp. Brit., sa′vour•y.
[1175–1225; Middle English savori (with -i -y1), earlier savure < Old French savoure, past participle of savourer to savor]
sa′vor•i•ness, n.
syn: See palatable.

sa•vor•y2

(ˈseɪ və ri)

n., pl. -vor•ies.
any aromatic herb of the genus Satureja, of the mint family, esp. S. hortensis (summer savory) or S. montana (winter savory), having leaves used in cooking.
[1350–1400; Middle English saverey, perhaps for Old English sætherie < Latin saturēia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.winter savory - erect perennial subshrub having pink or white flowers and leathery leaves with a flavor of thyme; southern Europe
winter savoury, winter savory - resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
savory - any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
2.winter savory - resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
savoury, savory - either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
Satureia montana, Satureja montana, winter savory - erect perennial subshrub having pink or white flowers and leathery leaves with a flavor of thyme; southern Europe
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Of all gift-worthy items we've tried this season, these are our favorites: La Vie Rustic White Bean and Winter Savory Soup Set ($28; lavierustic.com), made with Rancho Gordo Royal Corona beans and fresh bay leaves; From Roy Chocolate Panettone ($50; this isfromroy.com), galaxies away from the supermarket stuff; and the six-bottle Firstleaf wine collection ($79; sunset, com/winegift), curated by Sunset wine editor Sara Schneider.
We could continue our list with the various mints, sages, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, summer and winter savory and some of the two dozen or so scented geraniums.
Winter savory, a perennial, has a stronger flavor than the summer variety.
The garden features more than 30 different plants including blackcurrant, bronze fennel, buddleia chard, calendula, cornflower pea, evening primrose, hyssop, larkspur, quince tree, redcurrant, strawberry spinach, and winter savory.
Siting Herbs Full Sun Soil Preference Borage Sage dry Coriander medium Cumin medium Garlic rich, well-drained Horehound dry, poor soil Hyssop light, well-drained Lavender poor, rocks Oregano rich, well-drained Rosemary medium, well-drained Sweet Bay medium Thyme medium, well-drained Winter Savory light, sandy Yarrow well-drained Partial Shade Soil Preference Bee Balm medium, tolerates wet, clay Chamomile sandy, well-drained Lemon Balm sandy or loamy, well-drained Parsley fertile, rich humus Sweet Woodruff fertile, moist
- The list is pretty endless, Gemma, but how about some sage (for pork and veal dishes), marjoram and thyme (casseroles), tarragon (chicken and eggs), dill and fennel (fish), chives (dips, potatoes, salads and soups), basil (tomatoes), winter savory (stews) and Greek oregano (pizzas and peppers).
The new study is the first to bring forth the antimicrobial activity of two other mint family members -Mentha villosa and Faassen's catnip -along with another non-mint herb, bluebeard.Moreover, essential oils for horseradish, garlic, hyssop, basil, marjoram, oregano, winter savory, and three types of thyme also showed potent bacteria-busting abilities.
SAVORY TURKEY AND RICE WITH THYME, SAGE, WINTER SAVORY AND BAY Serves 6 We lovingly call dishes such as this stoup--a cross between soup and stew.