Pound Cake Revisited by Jackie Alpers for the Food Network

Pound Cake Revisited by Jackie Alpers for the Food Network

Store bought pound-cake was a weeknight dessert staple when I was growing up, and it’s still got a strong presence in the grocery store’s freezer section. What I like best about it is that it’s sturdy, but not too sweet, making it a good base for creative elaboration....
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...
Mexican Street Snacks for Random House’s TasteBook

Mexican Street Snacks for Random House’s TasteBook

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 when it is perfectly acceptable to...