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Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

A special holiday treat: Fruit-stuffed pork roast

December 7, 2011

What could be better than the gift of an oven-ready pork loin? Delicious and beautiful, it also makes dinner an effortless, special treat during the busy holiday season.

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

Chef Alli’s 3 Easy Steps to a Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

October 31, 2011

Brine that bird!

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

An Ina Garten Classic: Apple Crostata

October 1, 2011

This week as I was reviewing my “tried and true” collection of Ina Garten recipes in preparation for a Best of the Barefoot Contessa class, I came across one of my absolute favorites, an Ina classic: Apple Crostata.

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

Summer sweet corn

August 1, 2011

When I grew up, my Grandma cooked sweet corn in a pot of boiling water on the stove. I always thought it was delicious, but I’m thankful that when it comes to cookin’ sweet corn now, there are other flavorful techniques.

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

Walk the plank

July 1, 2011

I will be sharing my views and news of food and cooking, providing helpful information and appealing, delicious recipes, along with my favorite cooking tips and culinary techniques. As a chef and culinary instructor, I am convinced that cooking is absolutely essential to good meals and a healthy lifestyle, and it is my intent to inspire you in the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for two, a large family, or just for dinner guests, I hope to streamline and simplify cooking, making it enjoyably easier.

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

The Tradition Continues

June 7, 2011

June brings Father’s Day and that always makes me think of homemade ice cream. Not just because it’s an old fashioned treat that goes way back into my childhood, but more so because I remember how much my Dad loved to make homemade ice cream.

Chef Alli — Who's Cookin’ Now?

Cooking with herbs

May 24, 2011

Welcome to the first edition of my cooking column, Who’s Cookin’ Now?

De Soto Athletics

De Soto/Mill Valley Golf

September 23, 2010

De Soto Golfers finish 2nd in tournament.

Weather Watch

Peak of severe weather season approaches

May 18, 2010

Severe weather season usually lasts for two to three months in Eastern Kansas. However, there have been some years with much less activity. This season so far has seen much of the strongest activity focused to our south. That is somewhat expected through mid-May.

Ry's Blog

Looking back at it all

March 18, 2010

Becca's Blog

Oops!

March 18, 2010

Ry's Blog

Last day in Chicago

March 16, 2010

Daniel's blog

Day 4

March 15, 2010

Museum of Science and Industry, Ed Debevic's, and free time.

Becca's Blog

Free Time for once!

March 15, 2010

Ry's Blog

The Field Museum and the Blue Man Group

March 14, 2010

Daniel's blog

Day 3

March 14, 2010

Field Museum of Natural History and Blue Man Group!

Becca's Blog

Pictures!

March 14, 2010

Becca's Blog

Busy, Busy

March 14, 2010

Becca's Blog

What A Day

March 13, 2010

Ry's Blog

Northwestern University and half a chicken

March 13, 2010

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