All About Winter Squash

Winter squash reminds me of football players. Not just because they’re both in season right now, but because they’re low in fat, usually large and have really tough skins (yet somehow manage to be pretty sweet on the inside!). These vegetables are ...more

Hatch Chile Cornbread Waffles

It’s Hatch Chile season! Over the years, I’ve written a lot about my favorite pepper, which is grown only in southern New Mexico’s fertile Mesilla Valley, where perfect conditions allow the chile to develop an intense earthy flavor. Hatch Chiles are only available in August and September, so time is running out! ...more

5 Tips for Perfect Smoothies

Everyone knows how to make a fruit smoothie, right? But do you know how to make the perfect fruit smoothie? Here’s are my 5 tips for perfect smoothies: Add the liquids first ....more

Chilled Pistachio Yogurt Soup

Here’s your sip of summer....more

Easy Red, White and Blueberry Parfait

This is a super easy no-bake dessert for your 4th of July celebration… and it’s pretty patriotic, too: Red (Raspberries), White (Angel Food Cake) and Blueberries between thick layers of whipped cream. Hard to give you an exact recipe for this because a lot depends on the size of the berries you choose and how […] The post Easy Red, White and Blueberry Parfait appeared first on Mama's High Strung ® ....more

Perfect Rhubarb Pie

Growing up, I didn’t eat a lot of rhubarb. Maybe there wasn’t a lot of rhubarb in West Texas as that time because fruits and vegetables didn’t fly around the world like they do today. Perhaps Papa Daddy didn’t like rhubarb ....more

How To Pick Perfect Rhubarb

Rhubarb has always reminded me of blushing celery, even though the two are not related. Celery only comes in one color, but rhubarb has an entire collection of lipstick shades. Besides soft pale...more

Fun In The Sun Giveaway

It’s a Giveaway! Angel from Sew Crafty Angel...more

5 Delicious Dips

Without any research or fact-finding, I can state categorically: Everyone loves dips. And what does everyone like to dip? Everything ....more

Becoming a Culinary Consultant

My fabulous friend, Hélène, who works tirelessly at her website, Next Act for Women, wrote a profile about...more