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Sage Plant Care – Tips for Growing Garden Sage

Sage plant

Garden Sage is a culinary herb that is often used around the holidays to flavor your stuffing, but I use it all year round as a flavor component of chicken dishes.  These tips for sage plant care will help you get the most out of your plant. Sage is not just for Thanksgiving.  This fragrant…

Baked Italian Sausage and Peppers – Easy One Pot Recipe

Italian sausage and peppers oven baked casserole

This recipe for baked Italian sausage and peppers is oven baked in one dish for a really easy week night meal. Flavorful whole sausages are combined with tomatoes, Italian seasonings, sweet peppers and onions for a tasty dish that is really simple to prepare. It is one of my favorite 30 minute meals. One of…

Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta – A Delicious 30 Minute Meal

Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta

My family loves any recipes that have pasta in it, and I love coming up with new ideas to tempt them and see if my latest creation makes their favorite list!   This delicious Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes, and I can also make it for my family…

Cajun Style Andouille Sausage Kebabs

Cajun style andouille sausage kebabs

I love Sausages and peppers recipes. The combination seems just perfect for each other and they are also very easy to prepare. Today it is time to make them shish kebab style.This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Aidells® & The Wine Group. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s…

One Pot Creamy Spinach Sausage Fettuccine Recipe

spinach sausage fettuccine recipe

I love fettuccine, my whole family loves sausages, and I love meals that come together easily.  This one pot creamy spinach sausage fettuccine recipe is one that I get asked to make again and again. It is that tasty! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Aidells. The opinions and text…

Mild Italian Sausage with Drunken Noodles

Italian sausage casserole with drunken noodles

I’m in the mood for something special tonight and also want to treat my husband.  He’s very fond of Italian sausages and pasta and loves them any way that I cook them for him. Tonight, I decided on a mild Italian Sausage with drunken noodles.  Alright, I confess.  Maybe I am in the mood for…

Beer Brined Grilled Pork Chops with Sage Rub

Beer Brined Grilled Pork Chops

This recipe for beer brined grilled pork chops uses Killian’s Irish Red beer  plus brown sugar and agave syrup which compliments the natural sweetness of the pork and add some complexity as well. Using sage in this rub gives the pork chops an nice earthy flavor.  See my tips for growing sage here. Printable Recipe…

Bow tie Pasta Salad with Sweet Italian Sausages

Bow Tie pasta with sweet italian sausage

Looking for a hearty pasta dish that your family will really love?  Try this bow tie pasta salad with sweet Italian sausages. Printable recipe – Bow tie Pasta Salad with Sweet Italian Sausages. I enjoy making Italian Sausages and peppers recipes. The combination of the two seems just perfect for each other and they are also…

Italian Sausages Recipe – Home Made Marinara Sauce

Italian sausages and pepper

I recently made a batch of home made mushroom marinara sauce and wanted to use it for a great tasting recipe.  My husband loves sausages and pasta, so I combined them with a home made sauce to make this Italian Sausages Recipe. I love Italian Sausages and peppers recipes. The combination seems just perfect for…

Grilled Sausages and Veggies on the BBQ

Grilled Sausages and veggies on the BBQ

These grilled sausages and veggies on the BBQ are a fun way to bring the taste of home to a camping trip or outdoor BBQ party.  Seal peppers, potatoes, zucchini and sausage in an aluminum foil pouch and grill for a quick dinner. Sausages and peppers are a favorite of my husbands, so I often…

Control Squash Bugs 10 ways – How to Kill Squash Bugs

Squash bug

Trying to control squash bugs can seem an insurmountable task when you find them in your vegetable garden. These bugs can do a huge amount of damage, particularly to young plants. These 10 easy tips will keep your garden pest-free. Take charge and find out how to kill squash bugs for good. Last summer I…

Growing Tarragon – Planting, Using, Harvesting Tips – French Tarragon

How to grow tarragon

Tarragon is a perennial herb with an anise-licorice flavor that is often used in French cuisine. Follow these tips for growing tarragon in your kitchen herb garden. What is tarragon? French Tarragon, artemesia dracunulus, is also known as estragon.  It is a member of the asteraceae (sunflower) family.  Tarragon is a type of perennial herb…

Home Made Miracle Grow – Make your Own Homemade Plant Fertilizer

DIY Miracle-gro

Make your own home made Miracle Grow as well as several other plant foods easily with epsom salt, baking soda and household ammonia. This DIY Miracle Grow fertilizer is a more organic way to feed your plants. The homemade plant food recipe is easy to make and works really well! Many people who garden do…

Regrow Spring Onions in Water – Fun Gardening Hack

Regrowing spring onions

Growing onions is a pretty easy from a gardening standpoint, but did you know that you can also regrow spring onions in water? At times like these, when some food items are in short supply, knowing how to get more bang for your buck is a win in anyone’s book! If you use a lot…

Hosta Stained Glass – Sun Tolerant Variegated Plantain Lily

Hosta "stained glass"Variegated hosta that is sun tolerant.

This variegated hosta is called Hosta Stained Glass. It is a sun tolerant hosta variety that adds a vibrant and dramatic punch to any semi sunny border or garden bed. My husband and I love to tour the JR Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina. This botanical garden features plants that do well in our…

Vegetable Garden Problems and Solutions – Troubleshooting your Garden

Blossom end rot

There are many vegetable garden problems that can plague the average gardener. Fortunately, there are also easy solutions to those problems.  Not everything about vegetable gardening turns out as expected. Troubleshoot your garden with these easy tips to get a bumper harvest this year! You have spent the first part of spring getting vegetable garden…

Natural Squirrel Repellent Ideas – Keep Squirrels out of The Yard!

Red Squirrel feeding

Dealing with squirrels has been an ongoing problem for me in one way or another for several years.  Do you have a problem with squirrels?  If so, these natural squirrel repellent ideas may prove useful to you. If you read my blog often, you may remember reading about the squirrels in my vegetable garden a few…

Planting Forsythia – When Where and How to Plant Forsythia Bushes

Tips for planting forsythia shrubs

One of the earliest plants to bloom in spring is forsythia, but when should it be planted? Planting forsythia is all about timing and spacing. The two best times are early spring and mid fall depending on your hardiness zone. Forsythia bushes delight us each spring with their burst of cheery yellow flowers. This deciduous…