American Photography 37 Winner

American Photography 37 Winner

Two images from Taste of Tucson have been chosen for American Photography 37. Having one of my first food photographs selected for American Photography 23 gave me the confidence to continue pursuing a career as a food photographer way back when, and this award...
Taste of Tucson Cookbook Featured on CNN

Taste of Tucson Cookbook Featured on CNN

“A vegetarian taco recipe from Jackie Alpers, author of the Taste of Tucson cookbooks is featured on CNN. There are some great ideas for incorporating more #vegetarian meals to your life.” Thank you to the fabulous writer and...
Taste of Tucson Kindle Version Now Available!

Taste of Tucson Kindle Version Now Available!

I am THRILLED to announce that the Amazon Kindle version of Taste of Tucson: Sonoran-Style Recipes has been released and is already the #1 new release in American Southwest Cooking! Personally, I like to get both the Kindle and a hard copy of a cookbook. I...
Taste of Tucson Cookbook Review in Eat Your Books

Taste of Tucson Cookbook Review in Eat Your Books

It has been an extremely challenging and emotionally charged time to release a cookbook, so I can’t stress enough how much it means to me that EatYourBooks circled around and gave Taste of Tucson some love. “Taste of Tucson: Sonoran-Style Recipes Inspired by the...
The Best Restaurants in Phoenix

The Best Restaurants in Phoenix

My updated Food Network guide to what and where to eat in Phoenix. Go beyond the cowboy steaks and traditional Mexican fare that are often associated with Phoenix and celebrate the city with these dishes inspired by international cuisines, as well as local trends and...
Frozen Fruit Hacks for Refinery29 and GMA

Frozen Fruit Hacks for Refinery29 and GMA

It’s getting hot out there folks! Get my super easy summertime frozen fruit recipes  and see my latest food photographs for Refinery29, including the World’s Easiest One Ingredient Frozen Watermelon Pops. This recipe is also featured on Good Morning...
Jackie Alpers for Lipton Iced Tea

Jackie Alpers for Lipton Iced Tea

My latest article for Food Network was sponsored by the folks at Lipton Tea, who asked me to come up with some new ways to flavor ice tea. Bold flavors and unique flavor combinations are the new wave of iced teas creations this summer. Here’s how to dress up...
Festive Holiday Drink Rims for FoodNetwork.com

Festive Holiday Drink Rims for FoodNetwork.com

Nothing says, “It’s party time” like beverages with fancy looking decorated rims! Dip, dunk and swirl your way to a festive holiday celebration with my 10 ideas for decking out your glassware for the holidays.  The melting hard candy drink rim pictured uses the...
Improv Snacking – Donut Edition

Improv Snacking – Donut Edition

Frozen Yogurt Donut Popsicles Are you standing in the middle of a convent store in the middle of the night, or are you perhaps gazing at the leftover remnants of a box of Krispy Creams from your latest work-related breakfast meeting and wondering to yourself, “What...
Improv & the Art of Snacking

Improv & the Art of Snacking

by Jackie Alpers for The Kitchn “The most creative and inventive snacks are the result of mastering the art of improv” – me quoting me! Read the article I wrote for The Kitchn. The improv snack pictured is a bagel sundae topped with hot fudge,...
Hot Doggin’ It

Hot Doggin’ It

12 Unexpected Ways To Top Hot Dogs | By Jackie Alpers for Food Network.com Summer party spreads like picnics and pot lucks are an excellent opportunity to put your creative snacking skills to use and experiment with inventing new and exciting hot dog combinations, or...
Jackie Alpers on NPR

Jackie Alpers on NPR

Listen to me talk about food photography and my cookbook, Sprinkles! Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts on NPR! I also make this Lucky Charms Cake on-air to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Here’s the link to the audio and the recipe.

Sprinkles Rainbow Layer Cake Recipe

In celebration of the release of my new book Sprinkles! Recipes & Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts, iVillage has published the recipe for my rainbow layer cake. Click on the photo below for the recipe.