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'!
skillet full of a ground beef and noodle casserole

Main Dishes, Recipes

Fiesta Ground Beef and Noodle Skillet

Fiesta Ground Beef and Noodle Skillet Recipe Creating a fiesta of flavor at home is easy when you serve up this yummy Mexican beef pasta skillet. Ground beef and spaghetti noodles come together in the zesty...

A piece of yellow cake with cranberries on a plate.

Desserts, Recipes

Cranberry Butter Cake with Warm Vanilla Sauce

I fell in love with this Cranberry Butter Cake with Warm Vanilla Sauce immediately! This rich and moist cranberry cake is out of this world and each time I serve it, my guests bombard...

Flour tortilla basket filled with beef and beans.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Crispy Burrito Baskets

Crispy Burrito Baskets Looking for a delicious spin on burritos? You’ve just arrived! These crispy bowls are easy to bake in the oven and you don’t even have to use a mold! Similar to...

3 layer chocolate brownies on a platter

Desserts, Recipes

Neapolitan Cheesecake Brownies

Neapolitan Cheesecake Brownies I’m always on the lookout for a rich and fudge-y chocolate brownie, and these Neapolitan Cheesecake Brownies are exactly that! Dark chocolate brownies (made from a box mix) are topped with...

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...

Instant Pot full of vegetables.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Recipes

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...

How an Instant Pot Saves Times in the Kitchen article.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Recipes

12 Ways an Instant Pot Saves Time in the Kitchen

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...

A golden brown turkey breast that has been sliced on one side to reveal the internal part of the turkey breast.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

How to Cook a Frozen Turkey Breast in an Instant Pot (In 5 Easy Steps!)

Are you looking for a way to streamline Thanksgiving dinner?? Here are the easy instructions for How to Cook a Frozen Turkey Breast in an Instant Pot.  You’re never going to believe how tender...