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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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Your column and Web site have been a lifesaver for me many times. After 50 years of cooking 3 times a day for a family I feel like a novice, no confidence! Keep up the good work of educating young and old.

--Ruth Yancey

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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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