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Are you yearning for a super tasty "dump and go" soup? Dig into this hearty Tex Mex Corn Chowder! 

Tex Mex Corn Chowder {and Tips for Hosting a Soup Swap}

Are you yearning for a super tasty “dump and go” soup? Dig into this hearty Tex Mex Corn Chowder!  This one-pot chowder is basic enough for the kids to love, yet complex enough for...

Honey Bun Cake

This is my family’s very favorite coffee cake. The boys prefer it without the pecans, but I love the texture of the nuts as part of the filling. Either way, it’s a wonderful cake. 
5 Tips for Hosting a Wine Tasting Party | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

5 Tips for Hosting a Wine Tasting Party

Sometimes you just need an excuse to get together with friends! Sure, there are book clubs and card parties and neighborhood barbecues, but one grown-up gathering that I would HIGHLY recommend this Fall is...

Electric Pressure Cooker Piquant Picadillo 

This dish is like CRACK….I absolutely cannot stop eating it! Thank you, Ksenija Zeltkalns, for  sharing this recipe with me. (Ksenija said this recipe came from a little Pillsbury Cookbook she has, dated March...
12 Kitchen Organization Tips that will Improve Your Life!

Electric Pressure Cooker Mongolian Beef

My family devoured this dish! Yours will too, so keep plenty of beef on hand in your freezer for making this recipe often. 

Chipotle-Ranch Chicken Bacon Pizza

Yes, this is super fattening, but I have to say my boys just flipped over this pizza. (And what pizza ISN’T fattening, any way??!)  It left me wondering why I’d never thought to make...

Creamy Chocolate Trifle On The Fly

This trifle was supposed to have chunks of brownies between the layers, but when I recently got ready to prepare the recipe, I realized I had forgotten to BAKE the brownies ahead of time....

Home, Home on the Range with Pacheco Cattle Services

  Home, Home on the Range… For Arturo and Wrenn Pacheco, that song is everyday reality, grazing cattle on the beautiful prairies of the Kansas Flint Hills. But as beautiful and magical as the songs...

How to Make Easter Ham!

Hippity, hoppity, Easter is on its way! Which usually means frocks, family, and HAM! Cooking a ham is a simple thing……truly it is. Mainly because when it comes to hams, there is very little...

Treat Your "Sweet" with Brunch in Bed!

Everyone loves brunch in bed, so I’ve cooked up some simple yet scrumptious breakfast treats for you to prepare for your Valentine. Tell her (or him!) to sleep in, get the kiddos involved, and serve these...