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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.

BBQ Chicken

Slow cooked tonight. The aluminum foil in the back is a smoke bomb full of hickory chips. We don't have a smoker (yet). This is a good way to get some honest smokey flavor...

Perfectly Melty Fondue

I love cheese. Melted cheese is even better. Melted cheese on bread is about as close to heaven as I think I can get. I'm also very much an 8-year-old at heart, and love food that's fun...

Medieval Meat Grinding Party

The venerable Lady Otter is headed to the woods for a few weeks, and needs to bring some lamb meatballs with her, as part of a traditional medieval Indian meal she's making. If she'll...

Very Special Batman Cake

There's a joke between The Angry Chef and one of our friend's boys. It goes something like this: "I'm Batman!" "No, I'M Batman." Rinse. Repeat. Late last year, we decided to put one of my...

On the Menu Tonight: BBQ Pork Ribs

These are country-style pork ribs, marinated with soy sauce, garlic, and hot peppers, then cooked low and slow outside.

Duckie’s Rice Pudding

Duckie was my grandmother, and this is her rice pudding recipe. I use whole milk to make it, because that's the way she did it. Duckie's Rice Pudding 1 quart whole milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup uncooked...

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....