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 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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How to Cook Rice Properly: 5 Easy Methods

Types of rice

Sure, rice seems simple, but there's so much to learn about this grain! By educating yourself on rice — including the different types and different ways to prepare it — you can expand your culinary horizons, learn something new and make your side dish sparkle.

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You Need to See These Creative Easter Painting Ideas

Easter morning

From classic Easter icons like bunnies and chicks to beautiful seasonal imagery like lilies, these Easter painting ideas will help you shake off the winter doldrums and get excited about moving creatively into spring.

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Food Science 101: What Is Sous Vide?

What is sous vide?

Have you heard of sous vide? Chefs have been using this cooking technique for years — and now it's making its debut in home kitchens. Discover how sous vide works and how you can try it in you own home.

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