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'!
Bake a quick batch of Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins.

Breads/Quick Breads, Breakfast

How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Muffins

Moist and Tender Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Muffins Recipe These are the ultimate chocolate chip muffins…..or are they chocolate chip cupcakes? Either way, these peanut butter chocolate muffins are loaded, tender, moist and easy....

Salmon plus 3 other ingredients - dinner's done in a flash!

Air Fryer, Main Dishes

Air Fryer Honey-Glazed Salmon – Just 4 Ingredients

Air Fryer Honey-Glazed Salmon Recipe Are you seeking some new salmon recipes for the hot air fryer? We love this easy and quick Air Fryer Honey-Glazed Salmon made with brown sugar to add extra...

Santa's Milk and Cookies - a deliciously rich cocktail.

Beverages and Cocktails, Recipes

The Best Bourbon Cocktails – 3 Easy Favorites

The Best Bourbon Cocktails – 3 Easy Holiday Recipes Whether we are hosting a Christmas party or a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s great to have some classic, simple and festive cocktail recipes at our fingertips....

Kid-proof and fun - Pizza Breadsticks.

Air Fryer, Kid-Friendly

So-Easy Air Fryer Pizza Breadsticks

Air Fryer Pizza Breadsticks Recipe Pizza-stuffed breadsticks from refrigerated pizza dough? Yes, please. Easy to make in your air fryer (or oven) and super kid-friendly, your family is going to do hand-stands for these...

Sausage, potato and cabbage is a delicious quick and easy meal.

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Sausage, Potato and Cabbage Sheet Pan Meal

Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners! If you haven’t experienced them yet, you’re totally missing out. Whether you use smoked, Polish, kielbasa (some say kabasa), Andouille, turkey kielbasa, or pork and beef sausage, a good sheet...

Is there anything better than warm coffee cake?

Desserts, Kid-Friendly

Glazed Cherry Coffee Cake

Glazed Cherry Coffee Cake Recipe Are you a fan of coffee cake recipes made with pie fillings and cake mixes? I am, because that means they are going to be easy, beautiful, and still...

Make this amazing Instant Pot Ham, glazed with maple syrup and orange. One ham plus 2 ingredients (and your Instant Pot!) equals one big SCORE at your next holiday dinner! #Instant Pot #Ham #Easter #Holidays

Conquer Your Instant Pot, Main Dishes

Instant Pot Holiday Ham

Are you ready for a bone-in ham made in your Instant Pot? You are just 12 minutes away from a juicy Instant Pot Holiday Ham for your dinner table. And all you need is...

White Chicken and Rice Chili is hearty and warming.

Main Dishes, Recipes

White Chicken and Rice Chili

White Chicken and Rice Chili with Black Beans Recipe  This easy, creamy white chicken chili is the bomb. I’d even be willing to say it’s THE BEST chicken chili recipe in these parts. And,...

Patty Melt Sliders - ground beef and cheese with caramelized onions.

Appetizers, Kid-Friendly

Beef Patty Melt Sliders with Secret Sauce

Beef Patty Melt Sliders Recipe Have you searched all the beef slider recipes far and wide? Or maybe you’d like to know how to make slider patties? This recipe has got you covered! Beef...

Holiday Sangria is a refreshing cocktail you can make by the pitcher-full.

Beverages and Cocktails, Recipes

Easy Sangria for a Crowd

Holiday Sangria Recipe  Spiced Sangria for a Crowd – so easy, fun, and very authentic. If you’re looking for spiked sangria made with cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise, and red wine – you’ve arrived!...