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'!
Ladel up a big bowl of Chicken and Black Bean Fideo Soup.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Kid-Friendly

Instant Pot Chicken and Black Bean Fideo Soup

Instant Pot Chicken and Black Bean Fideo Soup Recipe Mexican-inspired and healthy, Instant Chicken and Black Bean Fideo Soup cooks up very easily and quickly….just perfect for the speedy meals we need at dinner...

A spin on regular tacos - Fry Bread Tacos!

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

How to Make Indian Fry Bread Tacos

Indian Fry Bread Recipe Often called Navajo Fry Bread Tacos, Indian Tacos are a delectable hand-held Native American food that is very popular at county and state fairs. Also known as Navajo Fry Bread...

An easy meal - Creamy Tortellini Pasta.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Creamy Tortellini Pasta Skillet (Just 6 Ingredients!)

Creamy Tortellini Pasta Skillet (Just 6 Ingredients!) So all tortellini recipes are not created equal! Easy tortellini recipes are a dime a dozen out there on the web. Don’t be fooled! This Creamy Tortellini...

Let a bowl of Chicken Enchilada Soup warm your soul.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup….Just 6 Ingredients!

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup….Just 6 Ingredients Needed Chicken Tortilla Soup, Chicken Enchilada Soup, White Chicken Enchilada Soup…..they are all so similar and so satisfyingly good. This easy Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup comes together in...

Hearty and rich, Mom's Instant Pot Chili is the best.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Mom’s Easy Instant Pot Chili

Mom’s Easy Instant Pot Chili  Mom’s Instant Pot Chili is simple to make; you can have a pot of cozy, savory chili that tastes like it’s stewed all day long. The combination of beans...

Crank out an easy and flavorful soup - Rotisserie Chicken Soup!

Recipes, Soups/Stews/Chowders

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Soup with White Beans and Cilantro

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Soup with White Beans and Cilantro Talk about an easy and crazy flavorful chicken soup! The meat from a rotisserie chicken with just a few additional ingredients gets this meal on...

Easy Ice Cream Sundaes with Chocolate Wine Sauce make a great dessert for a larger group.

Desserts, Recipes

Ice Cream Sundaes with Red Wine Chocolate Sauce

Ice Cream Sundaes with Red Wine Chocolate Sauce Yay! An ice cream sundae just for adults! If you love red wine and chocolate as much as I do, you are going to adore everything...

Main Dishes, Recipes

Zesty Italian Pasta Salad

Zesty Italian Pasta Salad  Zesty Italian Pasta Salad is an easy classic pasta salad made with lots of vegetables and a bottled Italian dressing. This is a great salad to take to picnics and...

Instant Pot potato salad in just 4 minutes!

Recipes, Salads

Instant Pot Potato Salad

Instant Pot Potato Salad  You are just 4 minutes away from delicious and creamy potato salad made with red potatoes……right in your Instant Pot.  Hard-boiling the eggs while cooking the potatoes at the same...

Your family will love Zucchini Pizza Casserole.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Easy Zucchini Pizza Casserole

Easy Zucchini Pizza Casserole Recipe A zucchini noodle casserole with a ground beef – it’s hearty, cheesy, straight-forward and super economical. AND, a big hit with my family! Zucchini Pizza Casserole is a great...