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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.

Goody Glover’s: An Irish Pub in Boston’s North End

What's an Irish pub like Goody Glover's doing on the edge of Boston's Italian North End? Serving absolutely amazing drinks and fat, juicy burgers, that's what. After our adventure through Boston's Haymarket open air market...

A Photo Tour: Boston’s Legendary Haymarket

It's way too hot out. The Lady Otter and I are wading through a crowd, weaving under awnings and past overflowing stalls. It's like a cross between a narrow Tokyo market street and the New...

How To Make a Proper Mint Julep

All that talk about cocktail gear a few days ago started to make my mouth water for a juicy cocktail or two to toast the end of summer. Now, it's been raining in Boston for...

Pillow Maki

I have two words for you: sushi pillow. You heard me. (Sushi pillow!) Now you can have your fish, and cuddle up with it, too. As someone who counts sushi among her five basic food groups,...

Coconut Cake for Old Man Richard

The first time I made this cake, we were up visiting an old friend who rents a cottage every summer up in Gloucester, Mass. We spent the greater part of the evening out on the...

Old-School Diner Pancakes

Put the Bisquick down and walk away. You can do it. These are the kind of pancakes you used to be able to get at roadside diners—or your grandmother's house. They're great in the morning, or...

Shake It Up!

I admit it: I'm a fairly thirsty person. Normally I'm a red wine drinker. I love the good—and even some of the bad. Give me a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Brunello, a Bandol, and I couldn't...

A Phyllo Dough Primer

I just posted my Buttery Greek Apple Tart recipe. As I started to write the notes on how to deal with phyllo dough at the end of the recipe, I realized that it probably...

Buttery Greek Apple Tart

Fall is coming. Boston's been on the cold side. The stores are starting to fill up with back-to-school supplies. This means one thing to me: Apple-picking season is on its way. And I couldn't...

Midsummer Harvest

Despite being plagued by the dreaded Tomato Horn Worm (if you've ever grown tomatoes, you know how horrifying these beasts are), this summer has been a remarkably good one for my vegetable garden. Like a...