Posts by Jessie Oleson Moore

Jessie Oleson Moore is a writer, illustrator, and professional seeker of sweetness who runs Cakespy (, an award-winning dessert website. Her first book, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life came out in October 2011; her second book, The Secret Lives of Baked Goods, will be released in May.

How to Make the Perfect Meringue

Meringue mixture

The art of meringue is all about attention to detail, subtle refinements in technique and using the best ingredients and equipment possible. Learn what details to keep an eye on with these tips from baker and Craftsy blogger Jessie Oleson Moore.

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FREE Coloring Book Page Download — Just for Knitters!

Knitting coloring book page

Are you itching to trade in your knitting needles (just for a little while) in favor of colored pencils and crayons? We have just the thing for you! Download this FREE adult coloring page designed with knitters in mind!

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How to Make Evaporated Milk at Home

Evaporated milk

Have a recipe that calls for evaporated milk but none in the pantry? You can make your own! All you need is some milk, a sauce pan and a whisk or spatula.

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How to Draw a Zentangle in 4 Easy Steps

Unicorn zentangle

Here's an even more grown-up take on the coloring book: a zentangle! Rather than filling spaces in with color, you add intricate patterns and lines to create a unique design. Learn more (and get a free downloadable zentangle) here!

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Small But Mighty: How to Cook Shrimp

How to cook shrimp

Think you know all there is to know about shrimp? This small but mighty seafood just might surprise you with its versatility! Find out how to buy the best shrimp in the store and four different ways to cook it.

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