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'!
Side view of a cheeseburger slider with ground beef and melted cheese.

Appetizers, Kid-Friendly

Savory Sweet Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

Savory-Sweet Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders. So unbelievably good, you won’t want to share them. Sliders recipes are all the rage, and everybody loves these little bombs of savory, sweet flavor. Whether you’re hosting the watch...

Ribs slathered with loads of bbq sauce.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Country Style Asian BBQ Ribs

Pork rib recipes! I’m always searching for easy rib recipes to keep my family happy – we are rib fanatics! Country Style Asian BBQ Ribs are boneless ribs in the oven….tender, juicy, and made...

A mixed greens salad with vegetables and black beans.

Recipes, Salads

Healthy Mexican Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Are you seeking a Healthy Mexican Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing that’s fresh, crunchy, and indescribably delicious?? Search no more – you’ve arrived. Many will definitely call this a salad that’s in line with the...

Angel hair pasta in a creamy pesto sauce with shredded chicken.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Chicken…it’s luscious and filling, made in just minutes in a skillet on your stovetop OR in your Instant Pot. Either way, it’s this creamy garlic pasta is a fast, easy,...

A roasted chicken with breast slices and a fork.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken

Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken straight from your oven….yum. Crispy, golden-brown skin, unbelievable flavor, and so very juicy! Easy-to-make whole chicken in the oven requires little effort, yet looks like you’ve worked all day in...

A serving of sausage and egg breakfast casserole.

Breakfast, Kid-Friendly

Make-Ahead Egg and Sausage Wake-Up Casserole

Serve this easy Make-Ahead Egg and Sausage Wake-Up Casserole to get your family jumping out of bed. A yummy breakfast strata like this one, made with cooked sausage, eggs, and melted cheese makes a...

A very large glazed cinnamon roll, partially eaten.

Breads/Quick Breads, Breakfast

Homemade Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls….The Easy Way

Homemade Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls….The Easy Way shows you a completely new cut-and-roll technique making your favorite sweet treat. No matter what you call them – cinnamon buns, cinnamon monkey bread, cinnamon roll bread…..they all...

Cowgirl Casserole with a creamy ground beef filling topped with shredded cheese.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

The Cowgirl Casserole Meal

Casserole recipes for dinner are always on the mind of every Mom in America. Enter the The Cowgirl Casserole Meal, one of our absolute favs made with ground beef, canned biscuits and a creamy...

A white plate loaded with marinated steak bites in juices.

Air Fryer, Main Dishes

Air Fryer Marinated Steak Bites

Air Fryer Marinated Steak Bites are fast and easy – just perfect for that weeknight meal you need on the table asap. Straight-forward and simple, air fryer steak bites are juicy and tender. You...

A smashed garlic potato on parchment paper.

Recipes, Side Dishes

Smashed Garlic Potatoes

Quick smashed potatoes. Crispy smashed potatoes. Everybody loves smashed potatoes – they are easy, fast, and absolutely addictive. You’ll NEVER be able to eat just one of these Smashed Garlic Potatoes! Smashed Garlic Potatoes...