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Chef Alli

Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

Strawberry Slab Pie sliced and ready to serve.

Aunt Sue’s Strawberry Slab Pie

So this might just be my favorite summer pie recipe….ever. Aunt Sue’s Strawberry Slab Pie is a quick dessert recipe that is very easy to serve since it’s cut into squares that lift right...
Slabs of pork tenderloin overlapped on top of each other with cherry sauce over all.

Cherry-Pecan Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Tender and succulent seared slabs of pork…that’s what you’ll find in this Cherry-Pecan Pork Tenderloin Medallions recipe – pure heaven! This is a fantastic pork meal that is fool-proof and fast, plus elegantly easy!...
Sizzle Steaks nestled in Mushroom Gravy in a skillet.

How to Make Skillet Sizzle Steaks with Mushroom Gravy

Sizzle steaks are such an easy way to get a delicious beef meal on the dinner table for a hungry family. How to Make Skillet Sizzle Steaks with Mushroom Gravy is a recipe for...

Salted Kettle Corn Crunch and Munch

Yep, this is it, folks….the salty, sweet and sticky snack above ALL snacks! Salted Kettle Corn Crunch and Munch is absolutely addictive, takes only 5 ingredients, and can be ready to rock in mere...
A big fat maple pecan scone on a cooling rack.

How to Make Maple Pecan Scones

I love scones – crumbly, buttery, and tender, not cakey and soft like a muffin.  I love how the maple flavor shines through in this recipe for How to Make Maple Pecan Scones. Topped...

Rotisserie Chicken and Potato Casserole

Grab a rotisserie chicken and make this easy oven-baked casserole for your family. Rotisserie Chicken and Potato Casserole is a quick and tasty weeknight meal that is hearty and filling. This comfort food casserole...
Golden brown, crispy air fryer shrimp piled on a platter.

Crispy-Crunchy Air Fryer Shrimp

Shrimp in the air fryer?? Heck yes and talk about easy! Crispy-Crunchy Air Fryer Shrimp are ready in just minutes and served with a cool and creamy dipping sauce. Use fresh or frozen shrimp...
Roast Beef Tri Tip sliced and ready on a cutting board.

How to Make Beef Tri Tip Roast With Crispy Potatoes

So here it is, my friends: How to Make Beef Tri Tip Roast with Crispy Potatoes. You are going to wonder where in the heck this cut of beef has been all your life,...
A shallow blue serving dish loaded with Nacho Dip.

Instant Pot Ground Meat Nacho Dip

Does your family enjoy a good Mexican appetizer that’s filling and hearty? We sure do. Ready in just minutes, Instant Pot Ground Meat Nacho Dip is full of ground beef (use your favorite ground...
Cheese-stuffed slices of meatloaf on a blue plate.

Smoked Whiskey-Barbecue Meatloaf

Smoked Whiskey-Barbecue Meatloaf is a ground meat recipe that you’ll want to make all the time. Once you’ve had smoked meatloaf you’ll see how it adds a fantastic flavor profile that you can’t get...