Jennifer Segal is the chef and photographer behind Once Upon a Chef, a family-friendly food blog featuring easy and elegant recipes with step-by-step photos. Once upon a time, she went to culinary school, cooked in a fancy French restaurant and was a personal chef. Nowadays, she devotes her time to her family, her blog, writing for HuffingtonPost Kitchen Daily and a regular salads column on Serious Eats. Her recipes have also appeared on Saveur.com, Yummly.com, thenest.com and Metrocurean.com. Jennifer passionately believes that cooking at home should be relaxing and fun. Her recipes are simple, even when they’re gourmet. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband, two kids and crazy dog, Miles.