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Alejandra Ramos
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Cookies & Cream Waffles
You guys, I put cookies in my waffle batter. And now, I want YOU to put cookies in your waffle batter. Earlier this month, I was contacted by the folks at Loacker --the brand behind these amazing little bite-sized Italian wafer cookies that I've been obsess...
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Homemade Chocolate Coconut Water
The grocery service I use occasionally surprises us by adding a free thank you gift to my usual order. These little gifts range a sample of a new product to a sweet treat from their bakery. It's always a welcome surprise, and--more often than not--I find th...
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21 Party Cocktail Recipes
Whether you're planning a cocktail party or just looking for a little something fun to sip during dinner, take a look at these 21 easy and creative cocktail recipes for a little boozy inspiration! You'll find everything from fresh summery drinks to hot beve...
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Burrata with Spicy Basil Gremolata
I wish I could remember the first time I had burrata. It's been a favorite of mine for years, but I can no longer pinpoint the first time I cut my fork into the creamy ball of luxury. Burrata, if you've never tried it, is simply fresh mozzarella cheese that...
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No-Sugar Kale & Coconut Shake
I love the idea of healthy shakes, smoothies, and green juices...in theory. The problem, is that I often find that they have much more sugar than I want to consume in liquid form. Even the ones that only get their sweetness from the addition of a single app...
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Italian Chicken Meatballs with Saucy Kale
I am fairly certain I've eaten a version of this meatball dish for lunch or dinner at least 5 times over the past couple weeks. Possibly even more than that. ( Probably even more than that.) With a little prep, it's such a simple recipe. The chicken meatbal...
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Guacamole with Mango and Pomegranate
I first made this fruity guacamole recipe back in January for a live morning TV segment I did on Univision about Super Bowl party foods. The theme was party foods with a twist, so I shared this Guacamole with Fresh Mango and Pomegranate. The recipe was a hi...
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Blackberry Saffron Almond Cake
Last Saturday, Eugene and I went to his parents' house for dinner. I woke up with some vague plans to make something to bring, but got caught up working on a few projects and so it wasn't until late in the afternoon--about one hour before I had to start get...
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Raw Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Parmesan Dressing
Earlier this year, I bought myself a kitchen gadget that I've been wanting for a long time. A spiralizer , which is used to make noodles and long ribbons out of vegetables and fruits. I'd had it on my wish list for a while, and with the rapid succession of ...
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13 Homemade Candy Recipes
With Easter around the corner, a lot of us have candy on the brain. And while the offerings at the drugstore are mighty tempting (I'm no match for Cadbury Cream Eggs!), I think it's also a fun opportunity to try your hand at making homemade candies! Scroll ...
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Food & Lifestyle Writer, Blogger, TV Lifestyle Expert
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  • Alejandra Ramos Culinary & Lifestyle
    writer, blogger, culinary instructor, 2011 - present
  • Hearst Corporation
    International Editions Editor, Cosmopolitan, 2007 - 2011
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Food & Lifestyle writer; Blogger; TV Lifestyle Expert. Ditched the 9-5 & now I cook, teach & talk about food for a living. I blog at http://AlwaysOrderDessert.com.
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Alejandra Ramos is the creator of AlwaysOrderDessert.com, an internationally recognized home cooking and entertaining blog featuring original recipes, cooking tips, do-it-yourself crafting tutorials, and ideas for creative and inspired entertaining.

Alejandra's recipes and expert advice have appeared in O Magazine, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, ReadyMade, Saveur, BonAppetit.com, MarthaStewart.com, Oprah.com, The Times of London, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn, AOL Slashfood, YumSugar, and many more.  Always Order Dessert has been called one of the "Best of the Web" by Saveur magazine, and in 2009, the leading new media website Mashable.com named Alejandra one of the top "55 Foodies to Follow on Twitter."

While she considers herself primarily a home cook, Alejandra was professionally trained at Apicius International School of Hospitality in Florence, Italy. Alejandra and her husband, Eugene, live in New York City.
 
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