Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a wife, mom and chef. She's been stirring up a love of farm fresh cooking for more than a decade. Watch her cooking segments live Thursday mornings, 6:20 a.m., and noon as part of WIBW 13 News This Morning. To see more of Alli's recipes, go to


  • Homemade Noodles Made Simple

    By Chef Alli on January 31, 2019

    When I was growing up, I often helped my grandmothers make homemade noodles. I can still remember noodles laying everywhere. They covered every single kitchen surface. It was messy. My grandmothers...

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    14 Seasoning Blends and Gravy Mixes to Stock Your Pantry

    By Chef Alli on January 30, 2019

    I love making my own homemade seasoning blends and gravy mixes. Not only is it super economical, we also find that they simply TASTE better. And, there’s no mystery ingredients included, either - yay...

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    8 Microwave Techniques That Save Time in the Kitchen

    By Chef Alli on January 30, 2019

    Would you like to use your microwave for more than just heating water for tea, making popcorn, and reheating leftovers? Below, Chef Alli shares 8 great ways your microwave can earn its keep in the...

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    Goat Cheese Recipes

    By Chef Alli on November 20, 2018

    Goat cheese recipes! November 9, 2018 Holiday Pistachio-Cranberry Goat Cheese Logs November 9, 2018 Creamy Chicken Rigatoni with Goat Cheese November 9, 2018 Baked...

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    Cooking Techniques you Want to Know About

    By Chef Alli on November 13, 2018

    Sometimes cooking is such an emergency, making dinner becomes all about survival. Getting something edible on the table for our hungry family is the entire focus; to heck with cooking “techniques”...

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    Drink more water!

    By Chef Alli on November 13, 2018

    There’s no doubt our bodies feel happier and healthier when we are well-hydrated. Drinking plenty of water is important for our overall health and well-being; it aids with digestion, keeps us regular...

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    12 Small Improvements That Made My Kitchen More Organized

    By Chef Alli on November 13, 2018

    Once I establish a good system that makes my life easier and my work more streamlined, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. And, because cooking involves a significant amount of work, good systems in...

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    Freezer Meals Casserole Style

    By Chef Alli on November 6, 2018

    Q: Can casseroles be frozen and baked later? A: Absolutely! Most family-favorite casseroles make perfect freezer meals. While you’re knee-deep in the recipe, why not go ahead and make a double or...

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  • Delicious Dutch-Oven Recipes

    By Chef Alli on August 17, 2018

    When you hear the words “Dutch oven,” do you automatically think of campfire cooking? Many do, and when we need that kind of support out in the wilderness, it’s a superb vessel for feeding the crew...

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    A Better System for Back-to-School Lunches

    By Chef Alli on July 11, 2018

    When the craziness of back-to-school begins, I remember being thankful for a system that helped keep my kitchen and pantry organized.  Below are simple steps to organize your back-to-school chaos...

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