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Posted on Thu, 2017/11/09 - 8:35am

VAIN Foods LLC was on WIBW with Chef Alli talking about sugar cookies! You don't have to be afraid of your cookie cutters this year! Don't forget to try VAIN's vanilla in your recipe!

Watch the WIBW segment on youtube!

Kate’s Sugar Cookie Cutouts

Posted on Thu, 2017/10/26 - 9:09am

Chef Alli features Little Apple Brewing Co. in her latest recipe on WIBW. Watch the segment on youtube!

Electric Pressure Cooker Drunken Chicken Nachos

3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed (may substitute chicken breasts, if preferred)

1/2 cup all-purpose flour 

1 Tbs. kosher salt

Posted on Wed, 2017/10/11 - 3:54pm

It's pumpkin time! After you have enjoyed the fun of picking your pumpkins and decorating them, here are some great recipes to try!

Watch the WIBW segment with Chef Alli!

Cinnamon-Sugar Pecan Pumpkin Bread

Crumb Topping

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 

Posted on Thu, 2017/09/28 - 8:47am

Chef Alli's Top 5 Tips For Hosting a Wine Tasting Party 

1. Keep it Simple, Stuart

It doesn’t have to be fancy. The whole point is to get together for a fun night, so don’t stress. Exhaustion is what keeps us from entertaining as often as we'd like to. Use your favorite casual pieces and add some paper plates to make clean up a toss. 

Posted on Thu, 2017/09/21 - 8:03am

Today we are thinking back to state fair and reminiscing on Chef Alli's delectable treats! Here are her recipes for you to try at home and recreate that delicious sample- or try for the first time if you didn't make it to state fair!

Chewy Caramel Kettle Corn and Pretzel Treats

12 cups Thrills Kettle Corn

4 cups coarsely chopped salted pretzels 

Posted on Tue, 2017/09/19 - 9:39am

Rustic Apple Dumplings with Pecans and Cinnamon Sauce

Should you worry if your apple dumplings don't look just perfect in the pan after you've baked them? Nope! This tells people "Hey, look at me! As you can see, I'm HOMEMADE." 

There are 5 easy steps to making homemade apple dumplings: 

1. Creating the Dough

2. Simmering the Sauce 

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