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I’m Kate, a writer, creative strategist and podcaster. Obsessed with all things pineapples, magnolias, sunflowers, caffeine and cats. Here you’ll find tried and true recipes inspired by Southern classics; food and travel guides for all things Chattanooga; musings from all corners of my mind and so much more.

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recipes, real life, food & travel guides, and more

Peach Cheese Board

By Kate | August 17, 2020

Personal Peach Cobbler

By Kate | August 10, 2020

Perfect Peach Lemonade

By Kate | August 3, 2020

Frozen Peach Margaritas

By Kate | July 24, 2020

Best Tacos in Chattanooga

By Kate | July 7, 2020

Bramble Cocktail with Old Dominick Gin

By Kate | June 16, 2020

Peach Infused Bourbon

By Kate | June 11, 2020

My Baking Bucket List

By Kate | June 4, 2020

How to Make a Mint Julep

By Kate | May 28, 2020

Homemade Vanilla Extract

By Kate | May 13, 2020
The Nooga Belle Podcast

a podcast for everything Southern

The Nooga Belle Podcast is all about stories of the South, straight from the sources. Join me and my guests as we talk about all things Chattanooga, Southern food and culture and beyond.

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!