How To Make Classic Buttermilk Fried Okra With Lemon-Garlic Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Food Researcher Tester Developer Teacher TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer Entertaining Party Menus Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Okra

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Okra Okra is that special southern vegetable signifing summer has officially arrived. It thrives in our hot, humid climate & we save it a seat at the supper table with good reason. This versatile vegetable most notably offers thickening power to rich, slowly simmered gumbo & pairs beautifully with an […]

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The Essential Sundown Entertaining Party Primer

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials The Essential Sundown Entertaining Party Primer  Hosting summer gatherings in the evening offers endless menu possibilities. Often times these get togethers start early in the day & last well after sundown. The selection of recipes should most certainly showcase seasonal produce coupled with traditional fare guests have grown to expect. New […]

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From The Garden-Spring Entertaining By Rebecca Gordon-Knockout Roses-Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Southern Entertaining With Knockout Roses Summer Tablescapes Spring Parties Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Southern Hostess Game Day Tailgating Southern Socials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Birmingham Alabama Food Researcher Recipe Developer Recipe Tester Creative Director Stylist Digital Content Expert

Summer Entertaining: Knockout Roses

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials Knockout Roses Roses are one of the most beloved flowering plants grown in the South & in many ways, Knockout Roses are much like an old friend as you can count on them time & time again. They are one of the most readily available of all rose varieties providing beautiful blooms […]

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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam. No Pectin. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques How To Make Low Sugar No Pectin Strawberry Jam Modern Southern Socials Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Canning & Home Preservation

Canning Classics: Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam

Canning Classics From The Garden  Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam Jam is essentially fruit & sugar that is cooked down to a spreadable consistency. When it’s prepared without pectin, expect a softer texture & just know the thickness will slightly vary each time you prepare it as the juiciness from the fruit & berries will vary throughout […]

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Canning Classics: Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam

Canning Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam Bright, seasonally ripe berries simply beckon to be canned. When the fruit is abundant from your garden or farm stands, it’s certainly the ideal time to capture that summer sunshine in a jar to enjoy long after the warm weather passes. Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam utilizes a traditional water […]

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The Essential Guide To Canning Jams & Preserves By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials How To Use A Canner & Preserve Fresh Food Safely Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Party Planning Menu Planning Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess

The Beginners Guide To Water Bath Canning & Home Food Preservation

Canning Essentials The Overview The Beginners Guide To Water Bath Canning & Home Food Preservation This is your introduction into the subject of canning & home food preservation. If you have ever wanted to capture garden fresh produce at it’s peak to enjoy later, food preservation offers you that opportunity. Although it’s not difficult, it […]

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The Blueberry-Lemon Summer Dessert Collection

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials The Blueberry-Lemon Summer Dessert Collection  A selection of traditional desserts portioned as tasting servings is the perfect way to celebrate the finest summer has to offer at your next backyard barbecue social. Guests will enjoy every bit of seasonal sunshine featuring plump, ripe blueberries available from farm stands now & when […]

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How To Make Classic Blueberry Crisp By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Menu Planning Game Da Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Birmingham, Alabama Party Planning Summer Entertaining

Baking Classics: Blueberry Crisp

Baking Classics The Technique Blueberry Crisp Who loves blueberry crisp? Everyone. It’s one of the most popular summer desserts that we can’t seem to get enough of when the ripe fruit is at it’s peak. Classic Blueberry Crisp is quick to prepare but what makes this particular variation stand out from the crowd is how the […]

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How To Make Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Southern Entertaining Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Party Planning Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Birmingham Alabama. How to Make Blueberry Coulis

Cooking Classics: Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis Panna Cotta is a cool & creamy dessert with Italian roots that offers an undeniable delicate rich flavor. Generally prepared with cream as the base, other items can be added to enhance the flavor. Panna Cotta is bound by gelatin which opens the door to […]

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How To Make Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining. Blueberry Coulis Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Party Menu Planning Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Blueberry Coulis

Cooking Classics The Technique Blueberry Coulis A coulis is a classic dessert sauce that can be prepared from a variety of fruits & summer berries that have been pureed & forced through a fine wire mesh sieve. In order to be properly classified, the sauce should not have any thickeners added. However, they can be […]

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