Sage is often used in cooking to provide a flavor that reminds people of Thanksgiving. It can be found as an ingredient for stuffing, bread, and pies or it may just be sprinkled on roasted vegetables. There are two types of sage, ground and rubbed. Rubbed sage is stronger because it only contains the leaves.
Origin: Egypt, Mediterranean
Flavor profile: peppery, intense
Used in: Thanksgiving stuffing, bread, pies
Health benefits: antibacterial properties and can help treat respiratory diseases, sore throat, and muscle cramps.