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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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Thank you for the great recipes and ideas in your cookbook. I was given Desperation Dinners last year for Christmas and fell in love right away. There are several recipes that all three of my kids will eat without any complaints! Our favorite is Alicia’s Chicken with Olives. I have even made it with ground meat when I was short on groceries.

--Amy Fowler of Katy, Texas

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Petra’s Guacamole

Petra's Guacamole

Guacamole recipes abound, but this is my personal favorite recipe because it came from a special friend in Mexico. To say this recipe is authentic is putting it mildly.

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