“We talk about Jackie’s belief that writing and photographing a cookbook is an inclusive process, along with her experiences as a full-time food photographer, and her ultimate desire to write her own cookbooks, which culminated in two books, one called Sprinkles: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts which explores the science of sprinkles (Sprinkology!), shares crafty methods for sprinkling, and offers a comprehensive guide to identifying and cooking with them and her most recent book published in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic – Taste of Tucson.” […]
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 […]
by Jackie Alpers for the Food Network Your guacamole will need to find a new bowl this year. Our twist on the traditional savory snack stadium shines the spotlight on dessert. I built this over-the-top […]
Tucson, Arizona America’s best food cities for travelers on a budget It may not have made front-page news in America’s biggest cities, but Tucson is a big deal in food circles. It was the first city in […]
by Jackie Alpers for the Food Network I found, photographed and wrote about the best Cheap Eats in Phoenix, Arizona. Read all about it at the Food Network.
Here’s my guide to 10 can’t miss Mexican inspired dishes in Tucson, Arizona. For the Food Network. Tucson, Arizona, is famous for its Sonoran-style Mexican food. A college town located just 60 miles north of […]
I’ve written and photographed a guide on what to eat in Arizona for the Food Network. “Grub in the Grand Canyon State: The Best Things to Eat in Arizona,” features 29 of the the most iconic dishes […]
Tucson Lifestyle’s Home & Garden Magazine asked me to develop and photograph recipes featuring corn, beans and squash (AKA The Three Sisters), which are companion plants and staples of Sonoran cuisine. You can check out […]
I’m happy to have written and photographed my first feature article for Edible Baja Arizona Magazine that includes a bunch of my super easy summer recipes inspired by Sonoran food classics, including these baked Carne Asada […]
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 […]
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 […]
Several of my photographs are included in, “Great American Eating Experiences: Local Specialties, Favorite Restaurants, Food Festivals, Diners, Roadside Stands, and More is a guide to favorite local food across the U.S.”, a new book […]
I talked with the fine folks at Natural Awakenings Magazine about food photography, creativity in the kitchen, and healthy eating – Sonoran style. Read all about it here: http://www.naturaltucson.com/TUCS/March-2016/Jackies-Happy-Plate
My cookbook, Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts has been translated to French! The awesome new French title is, “Desserts multicolores – Recettes et idées pour des desserts colorés et délicieux” (Yeah, I know […]
Refinery29 asked me to develop and photograph 10 recipes for comfort foods made with just two ingredients. Pictured above are crispy little appetizers made with only Parmesan cheese and pepperoni. You can see the rest here.
My marvelous microwave mug meals in mere minutes. For Refinery29. Pictured above is my photo of a bacon cheeseburger made in a mug in less than 5 minutes! It’s a miracle!
by Jackie Alpers for Taste To help us carbo-load for the long trek through the neighborhood every Halloween, my mother would prepare her standard pre-trick-or-treating meal of Kraft’s boxed spaghetti dinner. We loved it. These […]
This non-alcoholic version of sangria incorporates grilled fruit for a smoky/spicy summer quencher. The contrast of the grill marks on the colorful fruit make for a stunning visual display, so be sure to serve this […]
I am thrilled to be a part of First Lady Michelle Obama‘s #GimmeFive challenge to explore healthy living and lifestyle choices. Refinery29 asked me to create 5 easy avocado recipes with 5 ingredients each. Here they […]
Celebrate Spring with one of my creative pizza ideas, or use them as inspiration for your own unique pie. Read more at the FoodNetwork.com. The pizza above is a chocolate and blueberry breakfast or dessert […]
There’s a Peeps extravaganza going on over at the Food Network just in time for Easter. I came up with 8 party ready ideas featuring everyone’s favorite sugar coated marshmallow candy. The Peeps Bunny King cake is […]
Super easy, family friendly, roasted baby carrots for the Food Network. One of my 14 Tasty Ways to Use Up a Bag of Baby Carrots. Get the recipe and read the rest here.
I have two features in this month’s Edible Baja Arizona Magazine. For “The Plate” I selected and photographed four local dishes that should never be taken off of the menu. The Mexican street corn at NOX […]
Go beyond the cowboy steaks and traditional Mexican fare – here are my 11 must try dishes that showcase the best food in Phoenix, Arizona, written and photographed for the Food Network.
I’m very excited to share P.F. Chang’s new Summer menu with you… because I took all of the photos! http://www.pfchangs.com/fresh_menu/
I wrote and article titled the Food Photographer’s Guide to Working With Restaurants which has been published on the Learn Food Photography blog. All of the photographs featured in the article are mine as well.
I recently did an assignment for the Tucson Guide on the various sandwich options available around town. I visited an authentic South Philadelphia style cheesesteak shop, a combo Jewish/Italian deli, and a place whose name […]
I have been selected by the editors of PDN as one of their Top 10 Portfolios of the Month on PhotoServe.com. What a pleasant surprise!
Here are a couple of images from the new mexican cookbook that I am working on. You can see more of my food photography here: www.JackieAlpers.com
I was sent out on assignment to explore international delis and markets. I found a lot of amazing food and terrific people and ended up buying a lot of really amazing ingredients to incorporate into […]