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.

Need-to-Know Recipe for No-Knead, No-Rise Pizza Dough

No knead, no rise dough

When you want pizza now, there's no way you are willing to knead dough, much less wait for dough to rise for hours. But that doesn't mean that you have to call the delivery boy instead of cooking. You can simply make a no-knead, no-rise pizza dough with this easy recipe!

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Watercolor Sticks

Watercolor sticks

Watercolor sticks may look like oil or chalk pastels, but that's where the similarity ends. With plenty of creative ways to use these tools, you'll discover lots of new ways to expand your watercolor works.

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Soothe Your Soul With Sweets! Our Best Stress-Reducing Foods and Tips

Reduce stress with sweets

Here's the best scientific fact you'll hear all day: Eating sweets can reduce stress hormones — which means indulging in a treat can keep the rest of your summer stress-free! To help you relax, we've rounded up some of our best classes, guides and blog posts on our favorite desserts.

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No Grains? No Problem: Grain-Free Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Grain-free spaghetti squash pizza crust

Where a typical pizza crust recipe calls for flour, this version contains a healthful and gluten-free alternative: spaghetti squash. The resulting crust can hold its shape once baked and topped, and has a rich, creamy flavor that pairs fantastically with pizza toppings.

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