Blueberry Crisp

I would have had this post up and ready but we had a crazy thunderstorm last night, our electricity was in and out and I didn’t want to be in the middle of this post and it lose my progress. But it was an amazing storm, one lighting strike after another, BOOM BOOM BOOM! For…

Fried Squash Blossoms

I was reading a cookbook from the library and it had a recipe for stuffed fried squash blossoms. It took me by surprise because I have never come across a recipe where you cooked and ate a flower. I remember stumbling into a vegan restaurant once because I was beyond hungry and I didn’t want…

Overnight French Toast

There’s a bunch of baked french toast recipes out there, but this is the easiest. And I was so excited to make this recipe I made a second trip to the grocery store to make sure I used good bread and fresh cream cheese. The cream cheese I had in the fridge I noticed was…

Jack O Lantern Stuff Bell Peppers

Having a toddler in the house means making meals that are kid friendly and fun to make and eat. My two year old wants to participate when I cook, he wants stir the pancake batter, put a lid on a pot, sprinkle shredded cheese on a casserole. I make most of our meals family friendly,…

Sweet & Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Sometimes I come across recipes that I have to try for myself. This recipe is fast, easy and is packed full of flavour! Sweet and spicy pork tenderloin. I came across this recipe reading an old magazine. I was hesitant about the amount of spice that goes into this recipe. I believe if your meat…

Bruschetta Chicken

I love Italian food. If I could, I could probably eat pasta every day. Macaroni and cheese is probably my favorite food. I wanted to make chicken and pasta but I wanted it to look as appetizing as it tastes. I came across a recipe from an old ‘80s cookbook I picked up from the…

Crispy Thin Berry Pastry Tarts

I knew I wanted to make a new pastry recipe this weekend, so when I was at the grocery store this week I came across phyllo pastry dough. Instead of getting puff pastry, I got phyllo dough. This was my first time working with phyllo dough, so this recipe was a learning opportunity. I didn’t…

Triple Berry Pie Filling

I love pie. Who doesn’t? After all, this American dessert coined the term “as American as Apple Pie”. What’s funny about this post, was that I originally wanted to show one of my chili recipes but when I woke up this morning I thought “I WANT PIE”. I’ve achieved mastering a pie crust recipe after…

Easy 30 Minute Turkey Soup

Our family is always looking for healthy easy recipes because when we get home we have approximately one hour to cook up something and then another hour to eat and relax before the weeknight routine starts. Anyone with kids knows what this is like. Here is a recipe for a quick and healthy turkey soup….

I’m a Americana Mama

Welcome Y’all! Hi there! My name is Pam and I welcome you to my blog, Americana Mama. I’m a mother and wife here in Seattle Washington. This is an introduction to everything this site is about. I’ll share a little about myself and why I decided to take on my own website.  First and foremost,…