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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Everybody loves an easy orzo 30-minute meal that features the familiar, festive flavors of Mexican enchiladas, right? We often enjoy a speedy skillet meal like this one that involves just one-pan and only two-steps.  #speedymeal #oneskillet #pasta #onepanmeal #enchiladas #orzo

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

One-Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Orzo Pasta

Everybody loves an easy orzo 30-minute meal that features the familiar, festive flavors of Mexican enchiladas, right? We often enjoy a speedy skillet meal like this one that involves just one-pan and only two-steps. ...

Here's a rock-solid ground beef recipe for your clan! My guys love this Cheeseburger-Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells casserole and I serve it up year round for them.  All the ingredients are likely already on hand in your pantry and you can throw this ground beef dish together in nothing flat. I love to make this recipe in my favorite cast iron skillet.  #speedymeal #groundbeef #casserole #skilletmeal

Main Dishes, Recipes

Cheeseburger-Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells

Here’s a rock-solid ground beef recipe for your clan! My guys love this Cheeseburger-Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells casserole and I serve it up year round for them.  All the ingredients are likely already on...

Here's your new show stealer: Baked Yum Yum Potato Wedges! I love to find an empty pan after a meal, and that's exactly what you can look forward to. Nobody can resist these potato wedges with their golden brown, melted topping - they are just irresistible! #potatobake #potatoes #yummy #potatowedges #bakedpotatoes

Recipes, Side Dishes

Baked Yum Yum Potato Wedges

Here’s your new show-stealer: Baked Yum Yum Potato Wedges. I love to find an empty pan after a meal, and that’s exactly what you can look forward to. Nobody can resist these potato wedges...

Have you ever made an angel food cake from a box mix? I was absolutely delighted at how delicious it is, not to mention easy. And, all you have to add is WATER! This Easy Angel Food Cake with Citrus Glaze is a dream to make and your guests will rave over it! #angelfood #cake #dessert #summer #bakedgoods

Desserts, Recipes

Easy Angel Food Cake with Citrus Glaze

Have you ever made an angel food cake from a box mix? I am absolutely delighted at how delicious it is, not to mention easy. And, all you have to add is WATER! This...

My guys love this one-pan Tex Mex Beef and Rice Casserole meal! I love having another recipe that turns ground beef into a tastmasterpiece that's easy, flavorful, and fast. I made this in my cast iron skillet, but it also works great baked in a casserole dish. #TexMex #GroundBeef #EatBeef #BeefAndRice #Easy #Fast #SkilletMeal #OnePanMeal

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Tex Mex Beef and Rice Casserole with Chipotle Crema

My guys love this one-pan Tex Mex Beef and Rice Casserole meal! I love having another recipe that turns ground beef into a tasty masterpiece that’s easy, flavorful, and fast. I made this in...

What screams comfort food louder than a good, classic meatloaf? With a tangy glaze, these moist and tender Tomato-Glazed Meatloaf Bundles are sure to become a family favorite! Serve them on a bed of whipped mashed potatoes. #groundbeef #meatloaf #bundles #easy #family

Main Dishes, Recipes

Tomato-Glazed Meatloaf Bundles

What screams comfort food louder than a good, classic meatloaf? With a tangy glaze, these moist and tender Tomato-Glazed Meatloaf Bundles are sure to become a family favorite! Serve them on a bed of...

When it comes to breakfast, what's better than a warm, yummy Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich? Having these on hand to pull out of the freezer and pop into the oven on busy school mornings has saved my bacon more times than I can even say.

Breakfast, Fancy Food Show

Make-Ahead Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Sandwiches

When it comes to breakfast, what’s better than a warm, yummy Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich? Having these on hand to pull out of the freezer and pop into the oven on busy...

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Recipes

Best Ever Corn-On-The-Cob Hacks

Summertime simply wouldn’t be summertime without sweet corn….am I right? We love to grow sweet corn each year and can hardly wait for when it’s finally ready to pick, especially since we have to...

Here's the answer to the perfect summer party: Low Country Sheet-Pan Shrimp Boil! Talk about fun and easy and your guests will squeal with delight. And, as the host, you're going to love it because there's hardly any clean up required. #LowCountry #ShrimpBoil #Shrimp #Cajun #Easy #Andouille #SheetPanMeal #SheetPanDinner

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

Low Country Sheet-Pan Shrimp Boil

Here’s the answer to the perfect summer party: Low Country Sheet-Pan Shrimp Boil. Talk about fun and easy, and your guests will squeal with delight. And, as the host, you’re going to love it...

Ready for a fiesta in your mouth? This Chunky Chicken Burrito Skillet Meal brings it! Tender chunks of spiced chicken combined with saucy rice and black beans make up this quick skillet meal. Just add your favorite cheese and toppings to customize. #SkilletMeal #SpeedyMeal #Mexican #burrito #chicken

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Kid-Friendly

Chunky Chicken Burrito Skillet Meal

Ready for a fiesta in your mouth? This Chunky Chicken Burrito Skillet Meal brings it! Tender chunks of spiced chicken combined with saucy rice and black beans make up this quick skillet meal. Just...