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...

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sanchilada with enchilada sauce, cheese, and tortilla chips.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Beef and Cheese Mexican Sanchiladas

Beef and Cheese Mexican Sanchiladas You may be asking “What in the heck is a sanchilada??” It’s a tasty Mexican favorite that’s a cross between a sancho and a beef enchilada smothered in enchilada...

white plate with two servings of baby back ribs with bbq sauce

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

How to Make Easy Instant Pot Baby-Back Ribs

Looking for a fast and simple way to make fallin’-off-the-bone ribs? Grab your Instant Pot to make some saucy, sticky, and tender ribs in just 25 minutes of cooking time. Please Note: We do...

walking taco pull apart bread on a plate

Appetizers, Recipes

Walking Taco Pull-Apart Bread

Walking Taco Pull-Apart Bread Get ready for a new appetizer that you simply won’t be able to stop eating. Walking Taco Pull-Apart Bread is THAT appetizer! Your family and friends will be obsessed with...

A close up shot of Tuscan Bean Soup in a bowl, topped with parmesan cheese and crostini.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Recipes

Instant Pot Tuscan Bean Soup with Bacon

Instant Pot Tuscan Bean Soup with Bacon WOW. I love how easy it is to cook beans in my Instant Pot – no soaking of the beans is involved! As long as you use...

A helping of a low-carb sausage and cauliflower breakfast skillet with a fork on a white plate.

Breakfast, Low Carb

Low-Carb Sausage and Cauliflower Breakfast Skillet

Low-Carb Sausage and Cauliflower Breakfast Skillet Looking for some cauliflower breakfast ideas? Here’s a yummy breakfast skillet that features cauliflower in place of potatoes, cooked with crumbled sausage, eggs, and vegetables. My family didn’t...

Three cheesecake-stuffed baked apples, drizzled with caramel sauce, sitting on a white plate.

Desserts, Recipes

Cheesecake-Stuffed Baked Apples

What could be better than baked apples that are overflowing with a creamy cheesecake filling? These Cheesecake-Stuffed Baked Apples will fill your entire home with a cozy, spicy aroma as the apples bake.

Up close shot of a sour cream cranberry bar on a white plate.

Desserts, Recipes

Sour Cream Cranberry Bars with Lemon Crunch

Sour Cream Cranberry Bars with Lemon Crunch – an easy dessert recipe for the holidays – yay! These dessert bars  sport a creamy cranberry filling with a crunchy lemon crumble over the top –...

Red bowl of kettle corn munch with chocolate cookies, dark chocolate drizzle and crushed peppermint. Candy canes are shown around bowl of munch.

Kid-Friendly, Recipes

Chocolate Crunch Peppermint Munch

Be warned: Chocolate Crunch Peppermint Munch is a totally addictive snack mix recipe.  It’s got that sweet/salty/crunchy thing going for it, not to mention two kinds of chocolate, crispy cookies, and a generous sprinkle...

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Tips & Tutorials

How To Make Your Instant Pot Pressurize Faster!

Are you wondering if you’ve made a mistake in purchasing that Instant Pot that’s taking up a prime spot of real estate on your counter? If you’re second-guessing that decision read on to learn...

12 Kitchen Organization Tips that will Improve Your Life!

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Recipes

Why Is The Instant Pot the Best Small Appliance for Your Kitchen? It Saves Time!

Are you wondering if you’ve made a mistake in purchasing that Instant Pot that’s taking up a prime spot of real estate on your kitchen counter? If you’re second-guessing that decision, you can stop...