“Now more than ever, cookbooks are a way to experience regional cuisines from the comfort of home,” said Alpers. “People are doing a lot of armchair traveling these days and cookbooks are a big part […]
Listen to Jackie Alpers author of Taste of Tucson Radio Interview on Wake Up, Tucson! with Chris DeSimone. Recorded March 19, 2020.
I am thrilled to announce that my next cookbook, Taste of Tucson is available for preorder. The recipes are inspired by the ever-evolving Sonoran style regional cuisine that my home in Southern Arizona is famous for. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
by Jackie Alpers for Refinery29 S’more of my multiple microwave mug meals, manageable in mere minutes! Mug Desserts at Refinery29 Mug Breakfasts at Refinery 29 Funfetti Microwave Mug Cake Recipe at The Kitchn
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.
In my latest article for Random House’s TasteBook I share recipes for my favorite Mexican street snacks, including TostiNachos and these Walking Tacos made with Tapatio Doritos. They’re perfect for the Super Bowl, a day […]
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/
Good Morning America is featuring my photo of a giant Chimichanga at the El Charro Cafe, (graciously modeled by my husband Jason), on their website. They say, “that they’ve scoured the country looking for the […]
The Tucson Jewish Community Center’s sculpture garden was the setting for a fashion shoot I did for the March 2012 issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. My producer Melanie Sutton and I decided to have the […]
La Encantada and Paula Taylor Productions asked me to document their recent fashion shoot for Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. All of these images were styled by Melanie Sutton, Paula Taylor and Adriana Barillari. You can see […]
Janos Wilder supplied a recipe for Somen Noodles from his new restaurant Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails, to a beautiful new online green living magazine. I supplied the photo. You can get the recipe and check […]
More fashion photography from the runway and exclusive behind-the-scene shots from Saturday’s Rock the Runway Fashion show at La Encantada are available on my website. The show featured Ford Models and spring […]
Thank you Inside Tucson Business for nominating me as a 2011 Up and Comer. and congratulations to all of the other nominees. “Up & Comers is a recognition program designed to highlight the achievements of […]
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’ve been photographing portraits of southern Arizona artists for Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine for many years now. Here are a few of of my favorites:
Here’s the second group of images that won honorable mentions at the IPA awards (Lucie’s). All of the winners are listed here: http://photoawards.com/en/Pages/Gallery/hmentionPRO.php And here is a link to my specific entries: http://photoawards.com/en/Pages/Gallery/zoomwin.php?eid=8-5914-09&uid=&code=Other_ED – for […]
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
The myth that you can’t find excellent seafood in the desert has been debunked in the winter issue of the Tucson Guide. Photos by me!
Two images from my series Social Obligations were chosen for American Photography 24. The images are from different social events that I had to attend for one reason or another. I’m fascinated by gender roles and power […]
I have three portraits featured in the October issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
I have been awarded two honorable mentions in the 2008 International Photography Awards Competition: In the Fine Art professional category for my food series, “Things I Ate” and for my “Self Portrait with Harvest Feast”. My images […]
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 […]