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'!
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...

A caramel pecan sticky bun being lifted from the pan on a spatula.

Breakfast, Recipes

2-Ingredient Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

Old fashioned sticky buns….everybody loves them, no doubt about it. With this recipe, quick caramel sticky buns are real simple, not to mention easy and fast. You can make 2-Ingredient Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns...

Sliced roast beef with caramelized onions piled on a bun.

Main Dishes, Recipes

French Dip Beef Sandwiches

Have ya been searching the internet for the best French dip sandwich recipe? Well, here it is. French Dip Beef Sandwiches make the perfect weeknight meal or an easy sub sandwich for game day...

Sausage pizzas made on slices of French bread.

Air Fryer, Appetizers

Easy Air Fryer French Bread Pizza

Easy Air Fryer French Bread Pizza – a super fast and fun way to make pizza! Customize each “crust” to your liking, all toppings and cheese are welcome. Be creative! Grab your pepperoni, cooked...

Two ground beef burritos smothered with sour cream and cheese.

Main Dishes, Recipes

Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef

Tell me who doesn’t love a good ground beef burrito, smothered with a creamy topping and lots of cheese. An authentic Mexican burrito recipe, Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef is an easy...