Alyssa Asaro

Alyssa Asaro

location-pin Chicago, IL

School: University of Central Florida, Bachelor's in English Literature

Expertise: Travel, Cooking techniques, Parenting, Restaurants

Alyssa Asaro

  • 7 years writing food and lifestyle content for Taste of Home, Chicago Parent Magazine, and Orlando Family Magazine
  • 6 years in book publishing and education content for Legacy Book Publishing, Agate Publishing, Touchpoint Press, and Cozy Cat Press


Alyssa has been with Taste of Home for just over a year, but has been in food and lifestyle publishing since 2018. As an associate editor, she writes and edits recipe collections and runs several newsletters, including Top 10, Slow Cooker & Casseroles, Quick Dinners and Balanced Plate. When she's not planning her next trip overseas, you can find Alyssa trying out new Chicago restaurants or watching a movie.

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Articles & Recipes

How to Make Sweet and Sour Chicken

In just under an hour, you can have a takeout-quality meal on the table and ready to eat.

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

We cannot espresso how much we love these chocolate-covered espresso beans. They're the perfect gift for any coffee lovers in your life (including yourself).

How to Make Baked Brie with Jam

We cannot brie-lieve you haven't tried this jam and almond brie yet!