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.  To see more of Alli's recipes, go to www.chefalli.com.

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  • basket of winter squash

    Your Guide to Winter Squash

    By Chef Alli on October 1, 2021

    I love cooking with winter squash because their flavors are delicious and they're full of great things like vitamins A and C and fiber. This guide will help you pick just the right one and provides...

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  • 22 Kitchen Organization Hacks You’ll Love

    By Chef Alli on September 21, 2021

    Running out of room in your kitchen and pantry? Below are some of my favorite helpful ways to better utilize and organize my kitchen space. Check them out! Use A Magnetic Knife Strip for Appliance...

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  • meat case

    Safely Cooking and Handling Meat

    By Chef Alli on September 1, 2021

    When it comes to safely handling and cooking raw meat and poultry at home, these tips will ensure you keep your family and friends healthy.    Make safe selections at the grocery store  Sidestep ...

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  • Knives on Magnetic Strip

    How to Use and Care for Your Chef’s Knife

    By Chef Alli on September 1, 2021

    A good quality chef’s knife can transform daily kitchen tasks and meal prep. If your chef’s knife feels comfortable in your grip, is well cared for and sharp, you can chop ingredients much more...

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  • cookingwithbeans

    Cooking with Beans

    By Chef Alli on August 10, 2021

    I'm always hungry, it seems. However, lately I've noticed when I eat beans, the next day I'm feeling much more satisfied and not as apt to be constantly wanting snacks. Is that my imagination? Turns...

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  • Grocery Store Basket

    11 Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget

    By Chef Alli on July 29, 2021

    Sticking to a budget can be tricky when it comes to grocery shopping.  The moment we enter the grocery store, we are tempted with food displays, distracted by sale signs and enticed by impulse buys...

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  • Kitchen Utensils Drawer

    Staying Safe in the Kitchen

    By Chef Alli on July 29, 2021

    Accidents are bound to happen in the kitchen. With sharp knives, high heat and moving beaters, things can get dicey.   Understanding potential kitchen hazards can help you and your family avoid cuts...

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  • Man Pouring Oil in Hot Pan

    Cooking with the Right Oil

    By Chef Alli on May 26, 2021

    Did you know the oils you choose to cook with can make or break your dish?  When oils are cooked at high temperatures, they eventually reach their smoke point. The smoke point is the temperature at...

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  • Cooking Oils Lined Up

    A Guide to Cooking Oils

    By Chef Alli on May 26, 2021

    Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)  Extra-virgin olive oil is a common cooking oil. Many cooks regularly use EVOO for baking and sauteing, along with making dressings, sauces and marinades. EVOO has a...

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  • Oil in Pantry

    5 Tips for Storing Cooking Oil

    By Chef Alli on May 26, 2021

    Properly storing your cooking oil is the first step to cooking success. Here are some of Chef Alli’s tips for storing cooking oil in the pantry for good quality, freshness and flavor:   1. Store-...

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