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Maura Friedman

The Southern Kitchen team


Who is your Southern Kitchen soulmate?

There's nothing more important this time of year than finding your spirit animal, er, food professional. Here at Southern Kitchen, we're ready to take on that task and keep you up to speed with all that's happening in the Southern food world. Don't make the mistake of falling for (I mean ... following) someone who doesn't match your personality. Answer the questions below to find your SK soulmate.


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Kate Williams is the former editor-in-chief of Southern Kitchen. She was also the on-air personality on our podcast, Sunday Supper. She's worked in food since 2009, including a two-year stint at America’s Test Kitchen. Kate has been a personal chef, recipe developer, the food editor at a hyperlocal news site in Berkeley and a freelance writer for publications such as Serious Eats, Anova Culinary, The Cook’s Cook and Berkeleyside. Kate is also an avid rock climber and occasionally dabbles in long-distance running. She makes a mean peach pie and likes her bourbon neat.