Mary Haymaker

Mary Haymaker is a teacher by day and a cook, food writer, and photographer by night. She has lived in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area her entire life and is dedicated to supporting the growing local food movement there. You can read more of Mary’s writing at her blog,

BBQ Smash Burgers

If the smashed-style of burger is your favorite, then this recipe with BBQ sauce, bacon, and caramelized onions is perfect.


Berry Crème Brûlée

Simple and tasting of summer, this fancy-feeling Berry Crème Brûlée is served with a blueberry sauce.


Fluffy Banana Pudding

Homemade banana pudding with fresh whipped cream, bananas, and vanilla wafers is a southern classic that is perfect when you want something other than a chocolate dessert.