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Upcoming Events, Classes, and Cooking Shows

Want to follow Chef Alli as she travels the back roads of the Midwest sharing her love of cooking and agriculture? The best place to keep up is on Facebook! Follow Chef Alli for weekly updates, reviews, and pictures of her latest events. 
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Join Chef Alli for her LIVE Cooking Show on Facebook! 
Every Third Thursday, 8:00pm CST

KFFC Farm Fresh Cooking with Chef AlliI am thrilled to partner with the Kansas Farm Food Connection once again in 2017! This year I will be broadcasting LIVE monthly cooking shows right from my kitchen, as I share my favorite recipes and cooking strategies with you.  We will also welcome guests from the farming and ranching community into the kitchen from time to time, learning more about how they work to provide us with the food on our dinner tables. 

Follow Chef Alli's on Facebook for updates so you can join us every month for new topics, recipes, and cooking conversations. See you in the kitchen! 

KSU PowercatKS Agriculture Game - KSU vs. Central Arkansas
@ Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Saturday, Sept. 2nd

Will you be at the big Kansas State Football season opener? I'll be there with From the Land of Kansas giving away samples of my favorite local products! The Kansas Department of Agriculture has some great tailgating festivities planned and some fun tidbits throughout the game PLUS someone very special will be on the field at the beginning of the game. Who could it be???? Come and find out!


IMG 9804From the Land of Kansas Pavilion
@ The Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, KS
Sat-Sun Sept. 9-10 & Fri-Sat Sept. 15-16

Come see me in the Pride of Kansas Building at the Kansas State Fair! I'll be cooking up some tasty samples for you to try in the From the Land of Kansas pavilion. I'll be sharing some of my favorite recipes and From the Land of Kansas Products. AND I'll be giving away a Pressure Cooker! 

Winter Squash SoupSatisfying Soups from the Electric Pressure Cooker
@ Sweet! Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
Tuesday, October 10th, 6pm

Chase away the chill in minutes this Winter! Electric pressure cooker soups take only a few minutes to cook and offer generous servings for your family or guests.  In this class, George Hopper will join Chef Alli to share his method for making EPC bone broth, which is said to help promote a healthy gut, provide easily-absorbed minerals, aid in digestion and in relieving joint pain. Chef Alli will be on hand to share pressure cooker techniques and tips along with new soup recipes (made from EPC chicken broth):  Italian Wedding Soup and a family favorite, Creamy Chicken and Dumpling Soup. 

Call to Register (785-228-2253)

Crispy Skin Roast ChickenRoasting Class: Root Veggies, Winter Squash, and Crispy Stuffed Chicken
@ Sweet! Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
Saturday, October 21th, 10am

This class will be devoted to the flavorful technique of OVEN ROASTING, an effortless method that works well for both vegetables and meats.  Providing concentrated flavors, roasting creates caramelized exteriors and moist, tender interiors that your palate will adore.  You'll learn how roasting affects veggies and meats, how to prepare for roasting, and how to test for perfect doneness without overcooking! 

Call to Register (785-228-2253)

Cuisinart Electric Pressure CookerFamily Favorite Electric Pressure Cooker Meals... That Even A Newbie Can Make!
@ Sweet! Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
Saturday, October 21th, 10am

Join Chef Alli in the Sweet Kitchen for another electric pressure cooker (EPC) class that's loaded with brand new recipes that come together quickly, cook even faster, and satisfy everybody's taste buds.  Menu: French Dip Subs, Bangers and Mash (Sausages on a Bed of Creamy Taters), Honey Sesame Pork, and Chicken Black Bean and Rice Burrito Bowls.

Call to Register (785-228-2253) 

Simple Christmas Trees 01Holiday Desserts That Impress - Make Right in Your Electric Pressure Cooker
@ Sweet! Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
Thursday, November 30, 6:00 p.m.

Chef Laura and Chef Alli team up to bring you a special holiday culinary class at Sweet! We know you're likely planning a holiday party or open house this season.  Why not let your EPC help create the dessert buffet line up you need?  Laura and Alli will share their favorite EPC holiday recipes, tips, and techniques to make sure your creations are a hit.  Menu to be announced very soon! 

Call to Register (785-228-2253)

Cranberry Jalapeno Salsa dipHomemade Food Gifts, Meet the Electric Pressure Cooker!
@Sweet! Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
Saturday, December 9, 10:00 a.m.

Handcrafted gifts are not only personal, they're unique.  And who doesn't LOVE receiving something they can actually use and enjoy? In this class, we'll create a variety of homemade food gifts utilizing the electric pressure cooker to showcase the how-to, AND how these gifts can be used for entertaining.  Plus, we'll share some some easy, pretty ways of packaging your creations for gift-giving, too.  Menu:  Spiced Pumpkin Apple Butter (served in class with hot rolls), Lemon Curd (served in class as an ingredient in Lemon Curd Bars), Sweet and Sour Cranberries (served in class over sharp white cheddar cheese) and Pecan Caramel Sauce (served in class over cheesecake bites). Join us! 

Call to Register (785-228-2253)

Recent Events:

Cinco de Mayo Hands On Tamale Workshop
@ Kitchen Gallery, Topeka, KS
April 29th, 2017

Creamy Meringue Pie Class
Sweet Baking Supply,Topeka, KS
April 8th, 2017

Cinnamon Roll Class
Sweet Baking Supply,Topeka, KS
March 25th, 2017

Pressure Cooking 101: Easy Spring Meals
@ Sweet Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
March 2, 2017

Cowley County Livestock Association Annual Meeting
Empower and Encourage with Debbie Lyons-Blythe
February 28th, Winfield, KS
Watch our presentation HERE on Facebook Live!

Pressure Cooking 101
@ The Cook's Nook, McPherson, KS
February 24th & 25th, 2017

Pressure Cooking 101: Basics for Making Great Meals in Minutes! (encore class)

@ Sweet Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
February 2nd, 2017

Pressure Cooking 101: Basics for Making Great Meals in Minutes! 
@ Sweet Baking Supply, Topeka, KS
January 21, 2017

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