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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 just had to write to let you both know how much I appreciate your cookbook Desperation Dinners! I bought it about a year ago, and you should see it. It’s in bad shape – splattered, stained, dog-eared and well-used. I’ve bought a lot of cookbooks, and at most, I get one recipe out of it, and then it sits on the shelf.

Your cookbook is really different. I actually use it. I use your cookbook so much, and have sung it’s praises so often, that now whenever I put a good meal on the table, my husband automatically asks, “Is this a Desperation Dinner?

Rebecca Clarke
Montgomery, Ala.

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Jackie’s Cucumber Salad

Jackie’s Cucumber Salad

Jackie's Cucumber Salad is a refreshing change from traditionally vinegar based summer cucumber salads.

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