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I’m Kate, a writer, home cook and baker with a big sweet tooth. I make good Southern cooking and baking approachable and enjoyable. Here you’ll find simple, tried-and-true Southern recipes everyone will love; food and travel guides; real life musings, and so much more.

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best of Chattanooga

Whether you're visiting for the weekend, trying something new, just moved to town, or anything in between, THESE are the best things to eat, see, and do in Chattanooga. Let me be your virtual tour guide!

for your sweet tooth

Browse my dessert recipes here.

Ice Cream Sundae Icebox Pie

By Kate | July 16, 2021

Strawberry Yum Yum (No Bake Dessert)

By Kate | June 22, 2021

Funfetti Blondies (One Bowl!)

By Kate | May 25, 2021

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Kate | April 23, 2021

Cheesecake Brownies

By Kate | March 24, 2021

Blood Orange Bundt Cake

By Kate | February 10, 2021

Dark Chocolate Mousse

By Kate | January 22, 2021

Birthday Bundt Cake

By Kate | November 17, 2020

Browned Butter Chai Madeleines

By Kate | November 5, 2020

Perfect Fudgy Brownies

By Kate | October 20, 2020