Catherine Baker, Cat, the self-proclaimed 'Cucumber Mistress', is the proud owner of the HearthScone café in Estes Park, Colorado. The book follows Cat and her best friend, Reba, through their escapades from the time they meet in culinary school to present day. Their journey takes them across the country. From Nashville to Chicago to Denver to Estes Park, they befriend some interesting women who also have their share of humorous romantic tales. Together, they form a network of love, support, and friendship.