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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 wanted to take the time to say that your cookbook has been the best addition to my kitchen! I'm not a great cook and my youngest son is an extremely picky eater which makes cooking frustrating, but I've found several recipes that he likes & I enjoy making. I like how you walk through the steps to actually put things together. Many times, I've read the "prep times" in a recipe & go "Oh, yeah, right - I need to add another 30 minutes to their estimate." Your cookbook is really accurate and that makes my life much easier!

I really enjoy the notes & stories that you add to the recipes. They're informative, helpful and just nice reading. Thank you again for making a positive change to my kitchen.

--Cindy Malriat, Lewisburg, PA.

Recipe Scoop
Simple Salt and Pepper Salmon

Simple Salt and Pepper Salmon

When salmon goes on sale or you grab a great deal at the warehouse shopping store, cook the whole thing tonight then freeze the leftovers for great fast meals down the road.

Vodka-Infused Berry Pops

Vodka-Infused Berry Pops

These berry "spirited" ice pops make the perfect July 4th treat. But remember, they're only for the, 'young at heart.'

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