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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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Hi
I bought Desperation dinners when my youngest was in preschool, she is now
a high school junior! I have used the book through the kid friendly
chicken and pasta phase and now into the vegetarian adventurous phase. I
do so appreciate having my (signed) copy of desperation dinners. A
suggestion- how about desperation vegetarian?
Best wishes to you both,
Lee Smith

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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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