Treat Yourself: 93 Ways to Cook with Crispy Rice Cereal

Food artist and cookbook author Jessica Siskin (aka @misterkrisp) joins the Clever Cookstr to tell us about her new book TREAT YOURSELF: How to Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats. From cheeseburgers to animals to recreations of great works of art, Jessica employs cereal, marshmallows, icing, and a little bit of imagination to amazing ends. 

Kara Rota
1-minute read
Episode #165

Jessica Siskin's unique art form began with a giant cheeseburger-shaped crispy rice treat, which she created on a whim and posted online. Since then, Misterkrisp, aka food artist Jessica Siskin, has become an Instagram sensation, and now presents her perfected base recipe along with 93 ideas for amazing things you can make with just marshmallows, cereal, food coloring and icing. Tune in now to learn about:

* How Jessica perfected her unique form of food art

* Structural tips and tricks for making impressive no-bake crispy rice constructions

* Instagram-worthy food moments

* Creating a brand in the food world

* and lots more! 

To hear the full interview with Jessica, listen in the top right hand player, or on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.

About the Author

Kara Rota

Kara Rota headed children’s programming at Chicago’s Green City Market and studied food politics at Sarah Lawrence College. Kara has been a featured speaker at numerous venues including Food Book Fair, the Roger Smith Food Conference, and the Brooklyn Food Conference. She has written about food for Irish America Magazine, West Side Rag, Recipe Relay, and Food + Tech Connect, and is the former Director of Editorial & Partnerships at Cookstr.com.