International Color Photography Award

International Color Photography Award

Two images from my cookbook Taste of Tucson have been nominated in the food photography category of the International Color Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography.
2020 International Color Photography Award for Food

2020 International Color Photography Award for Food

I’ve was nominated in the food photography category of the 2020 International Photography Awards for my photo, Pate Bite With Basil which was selected from over 10,000 entries from over 100 countries around the world. The photo was commissioned for the Food...
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...
Make a Sweets Stadium Your Game-Day Party Centerpiece

Make a Sweets Stadium Your Game-Day Party Centerpiece

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 snack stadium made with all kinds of sweets. Read all about it at...
Jackie Alpers Photography Featured on Lonely Planet

Jackie Alpers Photography Featured on Lonely Planet

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 the United States to be named a Capital of...
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...
Non-alcoholic Sangria Recipe for Taste Cooking Magazine

Non-alcoholic Sangria Recipe for Taste Cooking Magazine

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 in a large glass pitchers or several smaller glass...
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...
Edible Baja Arizona Magazine: January, 2015 Issue

Edible Baja Arizona Magazine: January, 2015 Issue

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 and the Charcuterie plate at Zona 78 are...

Burger Fever

There are some crazy – big burgers in this town and I was elected to photograph them. I was more than a little surprised by what I found.   The magazine printed this amazing Mac & Cheeseburger as a vertical spread in the centerfold. I turned it for...

Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza!

Here are some images from  my most recent cover story for the Tucson Guide Magazine. I got to eat a LOT of pizza.  I’m a very lucky girl.                  ...
Teaching Food Photography

Teaching Food Photography

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.

Ah, Sandwiches

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 was inspired by The Lord of the Rings...

Buon Appetito Tucson!

I’ve been shooting for the Tucson Guide for a while now,  but the new March issue marks my first cover. I love shooting for the Tucson Guide because it’s a way that I can help promote the restaurants in my community. It also gives me the opportunity to...

My Calorie Counter Cookbook Has Been Released!

I know that this is a touchy subject for some at this time of the year, but I do have a new Calorie Counter Cookbook out. Chantal Martineau wrote the recipes and I did the cooking, food styling and photography. It’s available at Amazon.com; just in time for your...

Thanks PDN!

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!

New Cookbook Photographs

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

International Markets & Delis Travel Photography

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 home cooked meals.      ...