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. She is the author of two cookbooks: Once Upon a Chef (2018) and Once Upon A Chef: Weeknight/Weekend (2021). Once upon a time, she went to culinary school, cooked in a fancy French restaurant and was a personal chef. In addition to Serious Eats, her recipes have also appeared on Food52, Miami Herald, Leite's Culinaria, the Hallmark Channel, Houston Chronicle, A Cup of Jo, The Splendid Table, and more. 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 two dogs.
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