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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Fall Entertaining: American-Style Beef Tostadas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials American-Style Beef Tostadas Classic taco beef serves as the base for a batch of American-Style Beef Tostadas. These delicious main dish treats are easy to make & are filled with so many familiar flavors. Frying your own Tostadas Shells offers an authentic taste while fresh avocados & sour cream adds creamy […]

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Fall Entertaining: Chicken & Charred Salsa Verde Tostadas

Fall Entertaining  The Technique  Chicken & Charred Salsa Verde Tostadas Cooler weather invites a host of fresh ways to celebrate. Entertaining guests is simple when streamlined techniques are used along with effortless recipes that may be prepared well in advance. Chicken & Charred Salsa Verde Tostadas are perfect to serve for tailgating parties, birthday celebrations […]

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Cooking Classics: Tostada Shells

Cooking Classics The Technique Tostada Shells Tostadas are crisp, flat circles of corn tortillas that may be topped with a variety of items ranging from ground beef, Homemade Salsa, cheese & sour cream to shredded chicken, Charred Salsa Verde made with tomatillos & queso fresco. Sounds simple enough– deep fry corn tortillas in hot oil until golden […]

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Cooking Classics: Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Cooking Classics The Technique Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce Traditional Mexican recipes such as Authentic Beef Enchiladas deserve hand crafted elements so they can taste their very best. Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce is a rich & flavorful component that comes together quickly & may be prepared in advance, if desired, to use at your convenience. A […]

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Cooking Classics: Authentic Beef Enchiladas

Cooking Classics The Technique Authentic Beef Enchiladas Classic Beef Enchiladas are a comforting authentic Mexican recipe your family will rave over. Ground beef stars in this version that features the technique of preparing a Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce. Do not skip this step as it’s this portion of the recipe that truly makes it wonderful. […]

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The Basics: Serrano Peppers

Cooking Essentials The Technique Serrano Peppers Serrano peppers are well known as a type of chili pepper that originated in Mexico most ideal for use in fresh applications. They register on the Scoville Scale, a chart specifically designed to gauge the heat level of peppers, typically between 10,000 to 23,000. Bell peppers fall at the bottom […]

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Cooking Classics: Charred Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Cooking Classics The Technique Charred Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas Chicken enchiladas are a wonderfully delicious main dish entree that may be served when entertaining guests or any night of the week for your family. Cooked, shredded chicken is a component used to prepare this particular recipe & I encourage you to try my method for […]

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Cooking Classics: Charred Salsa Verde

Cooking Classics The Technique Charred Salsa Verde Charred Salsa Verde is no more complicated than whirling up your favorite fresh red salsa recipe in the food processor except one additional fast step has been added to the method of preparation. Running the tomatillos under the broiler for just a few minutes on each side chars the […]

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