Are you a Desperation Dinners newspaper reader? Yes, you’re in the right place! Desperation Dinners is now called Kitchen Scoop!

Welcome!

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.

About Facebook Twitter RSS

What you're saying..

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

Recipe Scoop
Cheeseburger Pie Skillet

Cheeseburger Pie Skillet

A little bit of hashbrowns, a pound of hamburger and classic burger condiments means dinner in a new and different way.

Salami and Cheese Twirls

Salami and Cheese Twirls

They are rich and quite addictive, but watch how many you consume as each slice is about 150 calories. It is easy to eat one right after another until the whole loaf is gone.

Get the Scoop!

Welcome to my virtual kitchen. Come join the awesome cooking, eating and conversation about life, travel and everything else that starts in the kitchen.

Recipe Scoop Life Scoop Hometown Scoop Coffee and Convo Book Scoop Travel Scoop Photo Gallery Kitchen Basics Cooking for Two