St. Patrick’s Day drinking is often associated with pints of Guinness, neon green beer, and shots of Irish whiskey, but this year, we’re in the mood for something a little different. Make your party extra special this year with an easy yet elegant specialty cocktail like this Green Whiskey Smash – Alejandra’s creation that’s part… Read More »
“ To me, cooking is about pleasure, comfort, and seduction. I love food that leaves an impression. I really believe if you begin with quality ingredients, you can afford to be a little decadent. There's no room for guilt at my table! ”
Alejandra is truly a culinary renaissance woman. As the writer and blogger behind Always Order Dessert, her passion for food and writing shines through, with each of her recipes sharing a story behind what inspired the dish. And little did we know that, like us, she’s a culinary adventurer! In 2004, she packed up her belongings and moved to Florence, Italy where she enrolled in culinary school and immersed herself in the local culture. Her experiences, travels, and interactions have influenced her recipes and writing, which reflect her attitude for “carefree” cooking and her belief that there’s always room for a bit more sweetness.
Eggnog is one of the most controversial drinks in the U.S. – some people love it and some people absolutely hate it. But in Puerto Rico, the thick, milky, rum-spiked (eggless) concoction known as Coquito is a favorite during Christmas time, and there’s no secret why! In a blender, combine a few different types of… Read More »
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