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Alicia Ross

My name is Alicia Ross. I am a Southern girl born and bred, so the love of good food runs deep in my bones. As a writer who loves to travel, explore my hometown, chat over a cup of coffee and cook, I’m glad you’ve stopped by to join the conversation here on Kitchen Scoop.

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Boo ZamekMy neighbor as taken my Cheap Fast Good cookbook and will not give it back! We are fighting over it (jokingly of course). Today she made some chicken thing with marmalade or mustard. She said it was delicious.

- Boo Zamek

Recipe Scoop
Key Lime Cookies

Key Lime Cookies

They look like snow sprinkled mounds of wonder, with the fresh citrus flavor of summer. Way to combine the seasons!

Pumpkin Currant Muffins

Pumpkin Currant Muffins

No pumpkin was wasted in the making of these delicious muffins. Now don't you feel better about life?

Spicy Black Bean Cakes

Spicy Black Bean Cakes

A crunchy, spicy alternative to the notoriously bland black bean burger or cake. Serve on a bun or over greens for a festive salad.

Homemade Stainless Cleaner

Homemade Stainless Cleaner

Don't settle for streaky stainless appliances, especially when this cleaner is so easy and budget friendly.

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