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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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I purchased your Cheap, Fast, Good! cookbook about 6 months ago and I use it weekly. I enjoy cooking and have used many cookbooks, cooking magazines and Internet cooking sites to glean inspiration for feeding my family well. Your cookbook has beaten them all hands down. I have particularly enjoyed the chapter on big batch cooking. It gives me so many options and everything is so quick!

Thank you,
Heather Botta, Carmel, IN

Recipe Scoop
Homemade Stainless Cleaner

Homemade Stainless Cleaner

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

Turkey Cranberry Pasta

Turkey Cranberry Pasta

Turkey and cranberries just go together. And in this fresh twist on a pasta salad you'll see why they are meant to be!

Apple Cinnamon Slump

Apple Cinnamon Slump

This is a twist on an old fashioned Slump using the convenience of refigerator cinnamon roll dough. It's Slump Yum!

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