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Sage--Its not just for turkey!

Sage--It's not just for turkey!

Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, folks get out their spice jars of neglected, little used sage--albeit some buy it fresh for the holiday, and then there of those of us gardeners who grow sage--and we go out to the herb bed and cut branches to use in our dinner. Sage is the most commonly used herb in turkey stuffing... and not much else. I think of sage as a cool-weather herb and use it often as a cooking ingredient in the cold fall and winter months.

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Savory, Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Savory, Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This is a quick and easy recipe for savory sweet potatoes--once they are prepped just put them in the oven.

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Sweet Herb Planter Yields Just Desserts

Sweet Herb Planter Yields Just Desserts

A combination of sweet mint and pineapple sage means many sweet summertime treats. Here’s how to grow a sweet herb planter and how to enjoy the results.weet

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Herbs for Tea

Herbs for Tea

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I recently gave a program on herbs to grow for tea. Now would be the time to design a tea party garden or plant tea herbs in containers. See the list below for my favorites.

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Skillet Corn Bread with Sage and Onions for Thanksgiving

Skillet Corn Bread with Sage and Onions for Thanksgiving

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This savory cornbread is a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving feast, whether it is in your breadbasket, or made into a superb stuffing with some fresh sage from your garden..

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Kitchen Bundles--Another Easy Fragrant Gift for the Holidays

Kitchen Bundles--Another Easy Fragrant Gift for the Holidays

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Kitchen bundles and mini herbal wreaths are simple to make and are a delightful little house gift or ornament for the gardener as well as the cook. They smell good, can be made ahead and are good to use fresh or dried.

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Center Stage Sage

Center Stage Sage

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A container of sage planted last spring is finally ready for its starring role in one of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes.

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Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

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When horticulture and high fashion meet, the results are chic, stylish and definitely delicious.

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Using Sage in Warming Winter Dishes

Using Sage in Warming Winter Dishes

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Sage has a long history as a medicinal and culinary plant. Like other robust herbs, sage adds hearty flavor to your winter cooking.

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Beets

Beets

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Odds and ends from the summer of 2008

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Butternut Squash with Cheddar Cheese and Sage

Butternut Squash with Cheddar Cheese and Sage

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Butternut squash is paired with tomatoes, cubes of cheese, sage, and white wine. The sharpness of the cheddar is a good counterpoint to the squash's sweet flesh.

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Roasty Potatoes with Sage

Roasty Potatoes with Sage

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Sage enlivens the flavor of roasted potatoes in this easy recipe.

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Sage and Roquefort Pesto

Sage and Roquefort Pesto

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Try this versatile pesto with grilled pork chops, black bean soup, polenta, or pasta.

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