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'!

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...

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...

Two pork osso bucco piled on top of each other over a bed of warm parmesan polenta.

Main Dishes, Recipes

How to Make Pork Shank Osso Buco

Pork Shank Osso Buco. Sounds fancy, doesn’t it? In reality this rich and hearty pork dish (initially a veal dish) is a very down-to-earth one-pot meal that absolutely anyone can make.

Side view of Chocolate Crumb Butterfinger Pie where slice has been removed.

Desserts, Kid-Friendly

No-Bake Chocolate Butterfinger Pie

Here’s your new crowd-pleaser. We are crazy for this No-Bake Chocolate Butterfinger Pie…and, oh boy, is that a mouthful! When you set this dessert before your family or guests, expect it to vanish within...

Baked crescent roll dough pastries filled with dried cranberries and toasted walnuts, topped with a powdered sugar glaze.

Breakfast, Recipes

Glazed Crescents with Cranberries and Walnuts

Pop open that tube of crescent roll dough you’ve got tucked away in fridge! You are just moments away from golden brown pillows of flaky rolls, filled with sugared cranberries and toasted walnuts, then...

Carnivores Unite! If you're looking for THE BEST Country-Fried Steak Fingers with Cream Gravy, you've arrived! This easy recipe incorporates a reverse-cook method that transforms chewy beef minute-steaks into steak fingers that melt in your mouth.  Perfect tender beef on the inside with a crispy-crunchy coating on the outside. (And extra heavenly when slathered with cream gravy! ) #Beef #MinuteSteaks #ChickenFried #SteakFingers #Crispy #OvenBaked #TenderSteak #CountryGravy  #Easy #Seasoning #Recipe #Mouthwatering #Best #Southern

Kid-Friendly, Main Dishes

Country-Fried Steak Fingers with Cream Gravy

Carnivores Unite! If you’re looking for THE BEST Country-Fried Steak Fingers with Cream Gravy, you’ve arrived! This easy recipe incorporates a reverse-cook method that transforms chewy beef minute-steaks into steak fingers that melt in...

Looking for an easy baked appetizer for your next gathering? Your friends and family will flip over this Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip that's made with cream cheese, pepperoni, and sausage and ready in a flash.  Serve with toasted baguette slices or your favorite pita chips and crackers. #pizza #dip #easy #baked #appetizer #cheesy #FootballFriday #watchparty #SuperBowl

Appetizers, Kid-Friendly

Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip

Looking for an easy baked appetizer for your next gathering? Ready in a flash, your friends and family will flip over this Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip. Serve with toasted baguette slices or your...

Here you go, folks - a super easy, super creamy, uber-tasty potato soup that can be made in one pot! Grab your Instant Pot and whip up this Sausage, Bacon and Potato Soup for the fam - it's pure comfort food at it's finest. #potatosoup #bacon #sausage #comfortfood #familyfavorite #family #Instant Pot

Recipes, Soups/Stews/Chowders

Instant Pot Sausage, Bacon and Potato Soup

Here you go, folks – a super easy, super creamy, uber-tasty potato soup that can be made in one pot! Grab your Instant Pot and whip up this Sausage, Bacon and Potato Soup for...

Calling all s'mores lovers!! These thick and yummy cookie bars are loaded with graham cracker flavor and oozing with warm chocolate and gooey marshmallows. We can never get enough of these Golden S'mores Cookie Bars and they are incredibly easy to make in your favorite 9 x 13 baking dish.  No campfire required. :) #grahamcrackers #marshmallows #chocolate #campfire #cookies

Desserts, Kid-Friendly

Golden S’mores Cookie Bars

Calling all s’mores lovers!! These thick and yummy cookie bars are loaded with graham cracker flavor and oozing with warm chocolate and gooey marshmallows. We can never get enough of these Golden S’mores Cookie...