“Crack”aroni salad

I’ve been making this recipe for 15 years! Every summer it’s found at every camping trip and barbecue from May through September. People demand it of me! And who am I to argue? It’s easy, cheap, and delicious. I love this recipe because I can make a batch large enough…

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Waikiki Meatballs

Waikiki Meatballs. Sweet and sour goodness with pineapple and green peppers. Serve over rice for a savory saucy dinner. Onoliscious! Small Town Girl Blog

This recipe is from way back in the day! This is from my mothers college days at Central Washington University circa 1969! She made it for a family dinner a few month ago and I swooned! The sauce is the best homemade sweet and sour I’ve ever had, it may need to…

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Top 10 Recipes of 2015

Happy New Year everyone! It’s been a fantastic year! I can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store for me and Mountain Man. The way things have been progressing at home, I think it’s safe to say there will be some very exciting developments to share this next year! I…

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Small Town Girl’s Favorite Finds: Pumpkin Madness

Small Town Girl's Favorite Finds: Pumpkin Madness.

There is no other word for it! Madness, I tell you! Madness! So many people submit to this insanity every Fall. Suddenly they crave….. pumpkin. And not just pumpkin pie, pumpkin EVERYTHING!! If there is a pumpkin option on the menu, that is what they’re getting. They wait with bated…

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10 Epic Cheese Recipes for National Cheese Day!

This morning as I was getting ready for the day, listening to the news, as I often do, they announced it’s National Cheese Day!!! OMG! Stop the presses!!! This must be observed, commemorated, celebrated. I heart cheese!! So in honor of my favorite food group I would like to share…

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A Year in Food 2014

Welp, here we are, 2014 was a great year! Since this is my first full year of blogging, I thought I might start an annual tradition: A year in food. This Highlights my favorite post from each month of the year. I hope you enjoy them, I certainly enjoyed sharing them and…

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Artichoke and Roasted Garlic Stuffed Chicken

Artichoke and Roasted Garlic Stuffed Chicken. Enough said! Try it, you'll swoon! Small Town Girl Blog.

Sooooo this idea started with  an Artichoke and Roasted Garlic Dip recipe from Wonky Wonderful. I made this for my birthday shindig. Then next day, I pondered to myself, “Gee, this would be pretty damn good with chicken… maybe I could stuff a chicken breasts or two with it.” The…

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad. Fresh, quick, and easy to make, a great side for almost any meal! Small Town Girl Blog.

Fresh, crisp, and full of flavor! Seriously the Greeks really had the best flavors to play with. I like to serve it with pita chips and humus for an appetizer, in a gyro, or straight up as a side salad. And it goes with everything! Steak, chicken, fish, you name…

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Thanksgiving Turkey Loaf with Stuffing

Thanksgiving Turkey Loaf with stuffing. 1/2 the work, 1/2 the time. Have turkey dinner any night of the week! Small Town Girl Blog

I want turkey!! I want it all and I want it now!! I don’t want to wait a day for a turkey to thaw! I don’t want to fret over whether it is perfectly cooked to 165 degrees! In the words of the lovely Kimberly Wilkins: Get it? Thyme! Tehehe.…

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Chicken Antipasti

Baked chicken smothered in pesto topped with salami and mozzarella. Need more? Ok! Add a sauce made with garlic, cherry tomatoes, and artichokes. How about that? This unique mix of flavors comes together perfectly over pasta leaving you satiated both in taste and appetite. I love antipasti platters. They are one…

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