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.chefallis.com.

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  • casseroledish

    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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  • school lunch

    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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  • immersion blender

    10 Genius Ways to Utilize Your Immersion Blender

    By Chef Alli on July 11, 2018

    If you’re thinking an immersion blender is used primarily to purée soups, get ready to be amazed.  Not only does an immersion blender (also known as a stick blender or a hand blender) spave space, it...

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  • cedar salmon

    Secrets to Grilling Cedar-Planked Salmon

    By Chef Alli on June 5, 2018

    Grilling salmon on a cedar plank is simple. It’s an easy (not to mention elegant) way to infuse fish and seafood with smoky flavor, yielding succulent, tender fish that’s not soon forgotten.  Here’s...

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  • mom and daughter mixing ingredients

    Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

    By Chef Alli on May 29, 2018

    School is out and the kids are home. What to do? Keep them busy by creating, cleaning and cooking in the family kitchen. While it’s true children under foot in the kitchen can make things a little...

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  • customer at butcher counter

    5 Tips for Talking with Your Butcher

    By Chef Alli on May 29, 2018

    Butcher shops are making a comeback, reviving their craft all across the country. Having access to a butcher shop means you have a very knowledgeable person behind the counter, but many people find...

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  • bench scraper mixing dough

    11 (Handy) Uses for Your Bench Scraper

    By Chef Alli on May 29, 2018

    I know the name bench scraper sounds weird for a kitchen utensil because there's no bench in my kitchen (how about yours?), but what a super useful tool to have! It’s also called a bench knife and a...

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  • sparkler

    4th of July Desserts that Pop

    By Chef Alli on May 10, 2018

    I had a great time creating the following July 4th dessert recipes. I hope you enjoy them during your summer celebrations. May they hit the spot and cool you off in just the right fashion. May...

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  • cookout

    Practice Food Safety for 4th of July Cookouts

    By Chef Alli on May 10, 2018

    Independence Day is on its way, and nothing beats eating a refreshing dessert while watching fireworks light up the sky. But before you can dig in and enjoy, you’ll want to make sure your cookout has...

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