About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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How To Make A Braided Pie Crust By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Author Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make Peach Pie

The Basics: A Beautiful Braided Pie Crust

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Halo Braided Pie Crust A halo braid is the perfect compliment to any celebratory occasion a young lady may be attending. You can create the same look on a homemade pie by twisting strips of pastry dough & attaching them to the edge of the plate for a […]

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How To Make Peach Melba Turnovers By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Editor-in-Chief TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Cooking Lessons Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Raycom Sports How To Make Peach Turnovers

Summer Entertaining: Peach Melba Turnovers

Summer Entertaining A Pocketful Of Rosy Sunshine Peach Melba Turnovers showcase the tree-ripened beauties we patiently await each summer & a Southerner’s love of flaky pie crust prepared with a smidgen of good grit. Just the right amount of sweetness balances the miniature jewels drizzled with an effortless Buttermilk-Vanilla Glaze adding a casual warmth that invites guests to […]

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Stars Fell On Alabama Peaches Slab Pie By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Tv Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Editor-in-Chief Writer Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Raycom News Network Cooking Lessons How To make Peach Pie With Lattice Crust

Summer Entertaining: Stars Fell On Alabama Peach Slab Pie

Summer Entertaining County Road 31 By far the most handsome in the stable, Diablo held a dignified stature at the farm in rural Alabama. His coat stark white with a pattern of splotchy, dotted markings that began near his mane & trailed off about mid-saddle in the uncanny shade of Benjamin Moores’ Abyss. I had never been […]

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Peaches: Peeling, Slicing, Pitting By Rebecca Gordon Editor-in-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Writer Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Cooking Lessons Author Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 How To Make Peach Slab Pie

The Basics: Fresh Peaches

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Peel, Pit & Slice Peaches From mid-May through the end of August, baskets of fuzzy, ripe peaches grace our produce stands across the South. You should certainly have a plan as to how you would like to best enjoy this delicious fruit. Clingstone varieties are the first to emerge which means […]

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How To Make Lattice Pie Crust Designs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Writer Food Stylist Author Pastry Chef Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Cooking Lessons Tide & tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Sports Entertaining How To Make Peach Pie How To Make Pie Crust

The Basics: A Lesson In Lattice

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Lattice Pie Crust Design Lattice patterns can be created by weaving together a chosen medium to form a grid. Generally, the idea refers to garden elements such as trellises made from lumber but the same approach can be replicated in the kitchen when making a scrumptious lattice […]

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Summer Of Pie: How To Make A Double Crust Apple Pie By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Writer Editor-in-Chief Author Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make All American Apple Pie Upper Crust Designs Original Recipes & Craft Party Ideas

Summer Entertaining: Quilted Star All-American Apple Pie

Summer Entertaining A Star Spangled Celebration  Homemade double crust apple pie. It doesn’t get any more patriotic than that. A sweet, tart mix of apple varieties along with a simple upper crust pastry design that salutes our great nation will have you star struck. No diamond in the rough here but a miniature cutter is […]

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How To Select Apples For Baking Pie & Pastry By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Writer Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make Double Crust Apple Pie

The Basics: Apples

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Select Apples For Pie & Pastry Applications  Choosing the right variety of apples for baking can mean the difference between a well-balanced, firm slice of pie to a saturated dough filled with super sweet, mealy applesauce. With a multitude of choices available at the produce stand, it can be […]

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Summer Of Pie: Upper Crust Pie Crust Designs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Editor-in-Chief Author Writer Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To make A Queen Of Hearts Pie Crust

The Basics: Upper Crust Cut Out Design Techniques

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Quilted Star Upper Crust Design An Americana-style star pattern stands at attention grabbing the hearts of those who love to celebrate our nation’s independence. Layout this upper crust design with a recipe of Buttermilk-Cornmeal Pastry Dough & a few unassuming tools. Miniature cookie cutters are a wonderful source of inspiration […]

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Summer Of Pie: Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Writer Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Food Stylist Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Author Tailgating Expert Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Pit Cherries How To Make A Heart Pie Crust

Summer Entertaining: Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie

Summer Entertaining How To Make A Beautiful Cherry Pie The promise of homemade cherry pie will lure anyone over for a slice. When cherries are abundant the plump, sweet fruit is hard to resist. Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie uses a blend of cherries, raspberries & strawberries to give the filling a bright red hue. Sometimes cherries […]

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The Basics: Fresh Cherries

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Pit Fresh Cherries A thimble to a seamstress is a piping tip to a pastry chef when it comes to pitting a pound or two of bright, sweet lovelies. If you don’t have a cherry pitter, this unassuming tool can complete the task quickly. Fresh cherries are at their […]

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