The term savory, when used in cooking, most commonly refers to summer savory, though its relative winter savory is also used to flavor foods. Savory offers a flavor profile similar to that of thyme.
Some substitutes for summer savory are winter savory, thyme or thyme with a dash of sage or mint. Summer savory has a milder taste compared to winter savory and thyme herbs. The savory plant is characterized by its stron...