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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Korean Pulled-Pork Tacos with Broccoli Slaw are an absolute fan-favorite around my house, especially since I've begun using my Instant Pot nearly every day for cooking lots of MEAT. These tacos are super easy to make and we love how flavorful they are - a delicious fusion of Asian flavors mingled with the pork, plus crunchy broccoli slaw and peanuts.... to die for, I tell you!  #pulledpork #Asian #instantpot

Main Dishes, Recipes

Korean Pulled-Pork Tacos with Broccoli Slaw

Korean Pulled Pork Tacos with Broccoli Slaw Korean Pulled-Pork Tacos with Broccoli Slaw are an absolute fan-favorite around my house. These tacos are super easy to make and we love how flavorful they are...

Here's a masterpiece for your next brunch: Ham and Bacon Pastry Ring.  I love this recipe because it looks fancy-schmancy when you serve it to your guests, but in reality it's pretty dang easy to whip up, and it's loaded with ham and  bacon....perfection! #ham #bacon #brunch #pastry #crescentrolls

Appetizers, Kid-Friendly

Ham and Bacon Pastry Ring

Ham and Bacon Pastry Ring Recipe  Here’s a masterpiece for your next brunch: Ham and Bacon Pastry Ring.  I love this recipe because it looks fancy-schmancy when you serve it to your guests, but...

A plate with a big serving of Santa Fe Chicken Bake.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Big Santa Fe Chicken Bake

Here’s an easy chicken recipe that’s super simple to make, baked in one pan, and prepped in just 10 minutes. Big Santa Fe Chicken Bake is the perfect easy dinner idea for any crazy...

Definitely my husband's favorite salad! If we have to take a covered dish to a gathering, he ALWAYS wants me to make this Delta Cornbread Salad, which I do! 

Recipes, Salads

Delta Cornbread Salad

Delta Cornbread Salad. A beautiful side dish you’ll enjoy taking to your next family reunion or potluck, especially if you’ve made it in a beautiful glass trifle bowl so everyone can see all the...

A platter full of pork tenderloin medallions with tropical salsa.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Big Island Pork Tenderloin with Mojo Glaze

Here it is, folks – your new favorite pork tenderloin recipe. Big Island Pork Tenderloin with Mojo Glaze cooks quickly, stays juicy, and has tons of flavor. Pork tenderloin is my very favorite pork...

Air fryer fish fillet perched on a white platter.

Air Fryer, Kid-Friendly

Air Fryer Crispy Fish with Dill Tartar Sauce

Are you a fan of crispy crunchy textures? We sure are! Air Fryer Crispy Fish with Dill Tartar Sauce is a quick and easy meal that your family will really enjoy, made in your...

These Cowboy Breakfast Bites are a great grab-and-go breakfast when you're in a hurry but also want something protein-packed and full of flavor! 

Breakfast, Recipes

Cowboy Breakfast Bites

These baked Cowboy Breakfast Bites are an easy grab-and-go breakfast when you’re in a hurry.  Your family can grab one hot from the oven on busy week day mornings.

All hails the Coffee Cocktail!!! It's like my two favorite things all stirred up in high ball glass. These coffee cocktails made with Nitro Joe's Cold Brew Coffee will delight guests with a shot of unbelievably smooth coffee and a little kick!

Beverages and Cocktails, Recipes

Coffee Cocktails with Nitro Joe’s Cold Brew Coffee

Knock the socks off your holiday guests with these oh-so-easy Coffee Cocktails, made with Nitro Joe’s Cold Brew Coffee. They’re almost too easy, since Nitro Joe’s has done all the work for you. Simply...

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? One-Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Orzo Pasta is We a speedy skillet meal that involves just one-pan and only...

Picadillo Over Rice is a traditional Cuban dish made with ground beef that's typically eaten over white rice. A Latin comfort-food, this home-style skillet meal is simple and quick to make, with some referring to it as "hash". I personally refer to it as CRACK....I cannot stop eating it, and I can't wait for you to try it.  #Picadillo #Cuban #FamilyStyle #SkilletMeal #GroundBeef #Hash #LatinFood

Favorites, Main Dishes

Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo Over Rice

Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo Over Rice is a traditional dish made with ground beef that’s typically served over white rice. A Latin comfort-food, this home-style skillet meal is simple and quick to make, with some...