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Jessie Cross

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Jessie Cross is a cookbook author and creator of The Hungry Mouse, a monster online food blog w/500+ recipes. When she's not shopping for cheese or baking pies, Jessie works as an advertising copywriter in Boston. She lives in Salem, Massachusetts with her husband and two small, fluffy wolves.

Halloween 2017 in Salem, Massachusetts

We made it! Another Halloween season down in good old Witch City, a.k.a. Salem, Massachusetts. We're starting to lose count, but this is like our 10th Halloween season as city residents. Since Halloween fell on a Tuesday...

Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Halloween Cookies

Move over Flourless Fudge Cookies, there's a new sheriff in town! These candy-studded chocolate cookies are a new fav at The Mouse House! Go figure, right? We do live in Salem, Massachusetts, aka Witch City, after...

How to Roast a Chicken

You guys! This is my go-to meal for a killer, stick-to-your-ribs Sunday dinner—with plenty of leftovers for the rest of the week. I generally roast two chickens at a time. That way, The Angry Chef...

World’s Easiest Apple Crisp

One of our fav things about living in New England in the fall is apple picking! It's still pretty warm here in Salem, Massachusetts, but we go religiously every year, whether the weather calls for...

Whole Roasted Carrots

You guys! Winter is coming...and I am super excited to get roasting! These carrots are extra fancy—but so easy! This simple, roasted side dish has a TON of visual impact on your dinner table—with minimal effort. Your...

Toasted Almond Ice Cream

  Love almond-flavored stuff? This ice cream will be right up your alley. It seriously tastes like frozen marzipan to me. This recipe is a riff on the Toasted Amaretto Ice Cream from my cookbook, Slushed! This ice...

Simple Homemade Popovers Recipe

Popovers are a favorite in our house for breakfast, brunch—and impromptu, late-night snacks. These little babies are poofy, pancake-y pillows of perfection that you can slather with butter, jam, maple syrup, Nutella, or, really, anything...

Easy Homemade Pretzel Buns

You guys! I'm convinced: Pretzel buns make hamburgers SO MUCH better. And cheeseburgers. And bacon cheeseburgers. You get where I'm going. Our buns are chewy. They're salty. They're loaded with pretzel-y awesomeness. These little babies take just a *tiny*...

3-Layer Bailey’s Irish Cream Brownies

YOU GUYS. We may have a new house fav when it comes to chocolate treats. These brownies are over-the-top decadent. Let me take you through this situation. Here's what you're looking at. The bottom layer is a fudge-y, dark...

Easy, Old-Fashioned Cinnamon Coffee Cake (Streusel)

You guys. I've been wanting to make some kind of extra glorious breakfast treat for you for some time. I'm talking sweet, yeasted dough. Shot through with homemade strawberry jam and cream cheese. Drizzled with thin...