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Old 01-15-2016, 12:28 PM   #21
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Here we go again about oregano in spaghetti sauce. My own spaghetti sauce always includes dried oregano in it. If yours doesn't that's fine by me.
I also use dried oregano in pasta sauce - nearly as much as I use of basil. In our house we tend to cook for our taste. :sly: That said, one time we were visiting family in PA and take-out pizza was ordered. Most members of the fam sprinkled extra oregano on each slice before eating. I'd never had it that way, so I tried it. Yum! IF you like oregano, that is.
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Old 01-15-2016, 01:01 PM   #22
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Here we go again about oregano in spaghetti sauce. My own spaghetti sauce always includes dried oregano in it. If yours doesn't that's fine by me.
I use oregano and/or other similar herbs like thyme, rosemary, marjoram - I like such flavors and see nothing wrong with upping the flavor profile of a simple red sauce. For pizza I will often add herbs to the crust too.
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Old 01-15-2016, 01:11 PM   #23
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I also add all sorts of extra herbs to my pasta sauce, whether jarred or home-made. I especially love fresh ground fennel seed and oregano.
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Old 01-15-2016, 03:32 PM   #24
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Here we go again about oregano in spaghetti sauce. My own spaghetti sauce always includes dried oregano in it. If yours doesn't that's fine by me.
If you enjoy pizza sauce on spaghetti, go for it.
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Old 01-15-2016, 03:33 PM   #25
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Marcella Hazan and Mario Batali make their basic tomato sauce with olive oil, onion and tomato and maybe some salt and pepper.
Which any real Italian will tell you is as it should be.
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Old 01-15-2016, 04:20 PM   #26
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If you enjoy pizza sauce on spaghetti, go for it.


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Which any real Italian will tell you is as it should be.

It's admirable you have firm convictions on what's right and what's not but you should consider there variations that are not wrong, just different. Tomato sauce with oregano is not automatically pizza sauce and nothing else. Lighten up.
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Old 01-15-2016, 05:15 PM   #27
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To oreg or no is not the question.

And I am unsure how this helps un-confuse Eric in Austin.
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Old 01-15-2016, 06:00 PM   #28
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To oreg or no is not the question.
Groan!
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Old 01-15-2016, 06:31 PM   #29
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To my lay opinion, pasta sauce, marinara sauce and pizza sauce are interchangeable. :) Don Pepino's is a good canned pizza sauce. Also, Gia Russa pizza sauce is pretty good.
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Old 01-16-2016, 07:11 PM   #30
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Here we go again about oregano in spaghetti sauce. My own spaghetti sauce always includes dried oregano in it. If yours doesn't that's fine by me.

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