Hi There – I’m Chef Alli

Think of me as your next door neighbor, ready to share a good, home-cooked meal with you over a glass of wine. As a Mom and farm wife from NE Kansas, I know the importance of managing a career, a household, and a family….all while keeping them well-fed. I’m excited to help you conquer dinner time...

Let's Get You Cookin'!
Sausage pizzas made on slices of French bread.

Air Fryer, Appetizers

Easy Air Fryer French Bread Pizza

Easy Air Fryer French Bread Pizza – a super fast and fun way to make pizza! Customize each “crust” to your liking, all toppings and cheese are welcome. Be creative! Grab your pepperoni, cooked...

Two ground beef burritos smothered with sour cream and cheese.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef

Tell me who doesn’t love a good ground beef burrito, smothered with a creamy topping and lots of cheese. An authentic Mexican burrito recipe, Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef is an easy...

Medium rare slices of eye of round roast, in a stack.

Main Dishes, Recipes

How to Cook Eye of Round Roast Beef

Eye of round, a simple boneless beef roast, is what’s called a “whole muscle” cut of beef. It’s one of the best roasts sliced and served with gravy or for making Beef Wellington….and for...

A margarita cocktail with a ice, limes, and a salted rim.

Beverages and Cocktails, Recipes

Skinny Pitcher Margaritas

Now you can make at-home skinny margaritas from scratch! Skinny Margaritas can be made all in one big batch, right in your favorite pitcher. A low-calorie version of a regular margarita, a skinny margarita...

Beef Swiss Steak with veggies and gravy in a bowl.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

Easy Instant Pot Swiss Steak

Classic Swiss Steak made right in your Instant Pot…tender beef in a rich tomato gravy that’s so easy and fast. You can make Easy Instant Pot Swiss Steak from scratch in just minutes, and...

Up-close chicken pot pie filling with baked biscuit topping.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Loaded Bubble-Up Chicken Pot Pie

Everybody loves a classic homemade chicken pot pie – it’s a given! Loaded Bubble-Up Chicken Pot Pie is made with a simple biscuit crust and is filled a creamy, hearty filling made with cream...

Breads/Quick Breads, Breakfast

Cherry Pecan Banana Bread

Who wants to make super moist banana bread? Everyone, that’s who. Cherry Pecan Banana Bread is hands-down the best quick bread I’ve ever made. This easy banana bread recipe makes two big loaves. I...

A trio of beef short ribs with sauce on a bed of mashed potatoes.

Main Dishes, Recipes

How to Cook Braised Beef Short Ribs

If you’re in search of an easy braised beef short ribs recipe, made right in your oven, I’ve got you covered! My family is a big fan of short ribs, so I try to...

The perfect one-pan meal - Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice

Learn how to cook an easy one-skillet meat and rice meal – your family will love this fast pan of Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice recipe. Pork cutlets are an inexpensive cut of...

Warm and tender - Country-Style Cinnamon Roll Bake.

Breakfast, Recipes

Country-Style Cinnamon Roll Bake

A super easy breakfast casserole recipe made with canned cinnamon rolls and a cinnamon/nutmeg custard. What a simply delicious morning treat that can be assembled and baked in your oven in just 30 minutes!...