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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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...

A bowl with rice topped with beef bulgogi and cilantro.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Easy Korean Beef Bulgogi

My guys really enjoy a big skillet full of Easy Korean Beef Bulgogi, an authentic Korean dish that is super easy to make. You can make Beef Bulgogi with just the meat and sauce...

Side shot of Caramel Fat Boy Brownies topped with lots of chocolate chips.

Desserts, Kid-Friendly

Caramel Fat Boy Brownies

Have you ever wondered how to make easy and moist brownies at home without a brownie mix? Caramel Fat Boy Brownies only require 4 simple ingredients plus a German chocolate cake mix. Any cook...

A bowl filled with chicken and noodle soup.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup (Stove Top and Instant Pot)

Would you like to learn to make Easy Chicken Noodle Soup (Stove Top and Instant Pot) from scratch? You know, homemade chicken noodle soup made with egg noodles like Grandma used to cook? We...

Air Fryer Brats on a bed or peppers and onions sitting on a white plate.

Air Fryer, Main Dishes

Air Fryer Brats with Peppers and Onions

I’m always on the look out for more air fryer recipes. I was excited when I figured out the best way to make pre-cooked brats in an air fryer for my family. Air Fryer...

Overhead shot of a beautiful Cranberry Moscow Mule cocktail.

Beverages and Cocktails, Recipes

Cranberry Moscow Mules by the Pitcher

Don’t you love how many variations there are of Moscow Mules? I love this classic cocktail and find this to be the best Moscow Mule recipe of all. You will adore Cranberry Moscow Mules...

Overhead shot of a blue bowl brimming with Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Yep! Learn how to make Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup. This is the best Mexican soup recipe in the land….creamy, cheesy, and delicious. You’ll find this recipe covers all the bases and makes a...

Baked flour tortilla chips topped with pork and queso.

Air Fryer, Appetizers

Air Fryer Pulled Pork Nachos

Air fryer nachos come together with tortillas, pulled pork, and all the Mexican-inspired toppings your family loves. Air Fryer Pulled Pork Nachos are made with baked flour tortilla chips, which are lower in fat...