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,

Cheesy Beer Bread

Perfect with a bowl of chili or on its own, this quick cheesy beer bread is easy and so tasty.

BBQ Smash Burgers

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

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.