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I’m Kate, a Southern home cook and baker with a big sweet tooth. Food is my love language. I'm inspired by the seasons and Southern classics. Here you’ll find approachable, scratch-made 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.

Classic Southern Pound Cake

By Kate | March 22, 2022

Orange Earl Grey Biscotti

By Kate | March 2, 2022

Healthy-ish Chocolate Snack Cake

By Kate | January 26, 2022

Thumbprint Cookies

By Kate | December 14, 2021

Candy Cane Cake Mix Cookies

By Kate | December 7, 2021

Pretzel Hugs Cookie Bars

By Kate | December 2, 2021

Snickerdoodles

By Kate | November 29, 2021

Orange Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Kate | November 22, 2021

Ice Cream Sundae Icebox Pie

By Kate | July 16, 2021

Strawberry Yum Yum (No Bake Dessert)

By Kate | June 22, 2021