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


  • How to Make Meatloaf

    By Chef Alli on October 30, 2019

    Meatloaf. It’s likely your family’s favorite comfort food or your most disappointing dinner time creation. How to make meatloaf?  I’m sharing some of my favorite tips for ensuring your meatloaf...

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  • 28 Random Acts of Kindness

    By Chef Alli on October 14, 2019

    Yes, random acts of kindness do take some planning – they rarely just happen. But, because random acts of kindness are so rewarding, as well as very memorable for both the giver and the recipient,...

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  • Sheet Pan Dinner Success

    By Chef Alli on August 8, 2019

    Sheet pan meals are wonderful because you use one pan and they are pretty hands-off . You can easily orchestrate a wholesome and flavorful meal without much fuss at all. Here are five tips for...

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  • 21 Foods for Your Food Processor

    By Chef Alli on August 6, 2019

    Hummus The creamiest texture of hummus comes from spending a little time removing the skins from the cooked chickpeas. That can be an annoying task, but so worth it if you’re worried about texture....

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  • Tips for Purchasing a Food Processor

    By Chef Alli on July 29, 2019

    My food processor earned a prime spot of real estate on my kitchen counter long ago, and to this very day he remains right there, steady and strong, ready to rock and roll at a moment’s notice,...

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  • Microwave cooking recipes

    Microwave Cooking Recipes

    By Chef Alli on May 31, 2019

    Microwave Macaroni and Cheese  ½ cup elbow macaroni ½ cup water 3 Tbs. milk 3-4 Tbs. shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 tsp. spicy brown mustard  salt and pepper, to taste In a microwaveable...

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  • Microwave Cooking Tips

    Microwave cooking tips

    By Chef Alli on May 31, 2019

    Microwave cooking can save you time and stress. Don’t miss these nine kitchen hacks that can you’re your microwave earn its keep in the kitchen.  Microwave Cooking Pudding and Cream Pie Filling ...

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    How to Grill

    By Chef Alli on May 21, 2019

    Everything simply tastes better when cooked outdoors over the grill, wouldn’t you agree? If you’ve always wanted to conquer the grill with charcoal or gas, check out these questions and answers. Chef...

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  • Fresh, Flavorful, Grilled Fish

    By Chef Alli on May 13, 2019

    1. Remember all fish and seafood cooks very, very quickly, no matter how you’re cooking it. I find cooking fish on medium to medium high for eight to 10 minutes for every inch of thickness works...

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  • Foods to Freeze

    Stockpiling Your Freezer

    By Chef Alli on April 10, 2019

    Stockpiling our freezer helps us save money, make dinner faster, and avoid extra trips to the grocer. Below are 20 ways that I’ve successfully utilized my freezer space to feed my family and stay...

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