About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Football Fanatic * Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Instructor * Cooking & Baking Tutorials * Media Personality * Baking & Pastry Artist * Gardener * Runner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 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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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad A beautiful winter salad is always a welcome addition to lovely gatherings whether they’re casual or elevated. Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad With Roasted Root Vegetables does not disappoint & offers a filling alternative to otherwise heavy entrees this time of the year. When entertaining, plan to cook the steak & the […]

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The Basics: Horseradish

Cooking Essentials The Profile Horseradish Horseradish is a root vegetable known for it’s stout bite. It adds wonderful depth to sauces, dressings & marinades by offering a distinctive fiery-hot presence. Needless to say, a little horseradish goes a long way. This perennial crop is a member of the Brassicaceae family falling in line with other […]

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Cooking Classics: Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing Creamy homemade dressings are the perfect addition to delicious salads but they may be used as sauces to accompany meats as well. Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing highlights easy recipes such as Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak & even many pork tenderloin classics. They are effortless to prepare & the ingredients are more […]

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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak Dark, rich sauces & marinades that include ingredients such as Worcestershire, molasses, soy sauce & the like have long been used to impart good flavor into steaks such as ribeyes & New York strip steaks. However, fresh herbs & citrus may be juxtaposed so these delicious beef […]

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The Basics: Top Sirloin Steak

Cooking Essentials The Profile Top Sirloin Steak Top Sirloin Steak, also known as Top Sirloin Center-Cut Steak, is a cut taken from the sirloin primal of the cow more specifically, between the loin & the round areas. This wonderfully easy beef cut is lean & extremely versatile as it may be cooked in a variety of ways such as by pan-searing, grilling […]

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The Basics: Yukon Gold New Potatoes

  Cooking Essentials  The Technique Yukon Gold New Potatoes Yukon Gold New Potatoes, Solanum tuberosum, are a yellow fleshed potato developed in Canada known for characteristics of both the red & russet tuber. The outer skin is thin so peeling isn’t necessary. Yukon Gold New Potatoes are a low starch variety that offer a smoother […]

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Cooking Classics: Roasted Root Vegetables With Quinoa

Cooking Classics The Technique Roasted Root Vegetables With Quinoa Earthy vegetables roasted just so accompanied with ancient grains are a delicious & healthy way to enjoy a variety of reliable winter produce staples. This root vegetable based salad featuring turnips, parsnips, carrots & new potatoes is versatile as it may be packed for healthy lunches […]

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The Basics: Parsnips

Cooking Essentials The Technique Parsnips Parsnips, Pastinaca sativa, a member of the Apiaceae family along with carrots & parsley are a cream colored root vegetable. They are biennials most commonly grown as annuals that perform best in cooler climates as the temperature promotes a sweeter taproot. Parsnips may be roasted, sautéed or boiled with good results & pair […]

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