Buy Shrimp by Count Not Size

Jewel asks: When I was buying shrimp, I saw the word “count.” What does this mean? “Count” in shrimp lingo means the number of shrimp you’ll get per pound. This is where size really does matter because the smaller the number, the bigger the shrimp ....more

Nashville Style Hot Chicken

If you love spicy food, I mean, really, really LOVE all things fiery and flavorful, then you’re ready for Nashville Style Hot Chicken. I’m telling you, this atomic fried chicken is guaranteed to burn your face off. Ah, the eye-watering pain ....more

Warm Kalette Salad

Presenting! The Fabulous Kalettes! ...more

What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

When I was a kid, Aba let all of us keep every single thing in our trick-or-treat bag. My brother Gary had an uncanny way of parceling out his candy and then teasing the rest of us later on with his sweet riches. In fact, he’d make his Halloween candy last until Christmas… his Christmas […] The post What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy appeared first on Mama's High Strung ® ....more

Zesty Turmeric Vinaigrette

Do you know what this is? ...more

Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

What’s the difference between a crisp and a crumble?...more

Top 5 Tips for Writing Recipes for Your Blog

You’ve come up with a great recipe for your blog or website. You’ve tested it, tasted it and tested it again. You’ve even got a killer image that you know will get a lot of Pins and Likes ....more

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