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Authors Posts by Jessie Cross

Jessie Cross

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.

Blueberry Buckle

This is the blueberry buckle I grew up on. According to Epicurious.com, a buckle is a cake where the batter rises above the fruit, buckling it, while it cooks. It's a really quick and simple...

Duckie’s French Spaghetti

Duckie was my grandmother. To this day, I'm not quite sure what's French about this recipe, but that's always what she called it. This is a great thing to bring to picnics. It also...

Crab Rangoon Dip

Crab rangoons have to be one of the best appetizers ever made. (In fact, we probably have one of the only dogs on the planet who comes running when offered one.) This hot crab dip...

Fried Chicken, Done Right

I learned the proper way make fried chicken about five or six years ago when I worked for a friend of mine. She was part owner of a caterer/cafe, which has since (sadly) changed hands....

Koi Plates

Normally, I like really plain plates, to keep the focus on the food, but these are really nice. Koi in a Fountain dessert plates are available online from Anthropologie for $12  

A few good pointy things

We have a lot of sharp things lying around the house. In fact, one of the first things we did when we moved was hang up the knife racks. Of all the knives we have...

Best Vanilla Extract

It's hard to find a good vanilla extract that has strong, true flavor, and doesn't cost a million bucks. Vanilla is the most expensive spice in the world after saffron, mainly due to how manually...