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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Baking Classics: Ripple-Style Butter Rolls

Baking Classics The Technique Ripple-Style Butter Rolls  Freshly baked yeast rolls should always hold a spot on holiday menus as they signal the importance of the occasion. Ripple-Style Butter Rolls showcase a simple shaping technique that results in a beautiful look & elevates the bread basket flawlessly. If something a bit more straightforward is desired, […]

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Cooking Classic: Orange-Vanilla Bean Crème Caramel

Cooking Classics The Technique Orange-Vanilla Bean Crème Caramel Orange-Vanilla Bean Crème Caramel is a lovely dessert to offer guests during the holidays. It’s not only impressive when served, the simplicity makes it a good choice for festive menus & it pairs well with a variety of recipe selections. Crème caramel may be made well in advance so […]

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The Essential Christmas Dinner Entertaining Primer

Holiday Entertaining  Southern Socials The Essential Christmas Dinner Entertaining Primer  Hosting holiday gatherings offers endless menu possibilities. The selection of recipes should most certainly showcase seasonal produce coupled with traditional fare guests have grown to expect. Festive party fare filled with bold, fresh flavors that can be prepared ahead then chilled, baked, roasted or warmed […]

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Baking Classics: Chocolate-Cinnamon Babka

Baking Classics  The Technique  Chocolate-Cinnamon Babka Chocolate-Cinnamon Babka features the familiar flavors found in Classic Cinnamon Babka but with the addition of a lovely spice scented Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste designed to flavor the dough throughout. A rich blend enhanced with eggs, butter & buttermilk produces a tender crumb while the simple spice scented glaze adds a lovely […]

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Baking Classics: Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste

Baking Classics The Technique Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste Once a Classic Cinnamon Babka has been mastered, the sweetened yeast dough may be used to prepare a chocolate version & it is key that the filling holds up during the baking process. Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste is a straightforward recipe that may be prepared quickly in microwave & it’s loaded with […]

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Baking Classics: Cinnamon Babka

Baking Classics The Technique Cinnamon Babka There is much debate as to the history of babka. Polish versions of this yeast risen dough are baked in round, bundt-type pans accompanied with dried fruits & citrus flavors while traditional Jewish versions are made in loaf pans with a streusel topping over the surface. Although they are […]

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The Basics: Cinnamon

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Technique Cinnamon Holiday entertaining wouldn’t be complete without a spice scented home. Although Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies, Gingerbread Snowballs & fresh from the oven Classic Cinnamon Rolls naturally produce a lovely aroma, homemade potpourri may just as easily replicate  without spending hours in the kitchen baking. Cinnamon, one of the key ingredients […]

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Baking Classics: Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Baking Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Sometimes it’s the old-fashioned recipes that stir the most vivid holiday memories. Classic Gingerbread has always been a favorite & baking the batter in a loaf pan is a lovely way to offer it to guests. Simply dust the top with a bit of powdered sugar & cut it […]

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Baking Classics: Fresh Ginger-Molasses Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique  Fresh Ginger-Molasses Cookies  Fresh Ginger-Molasses Cookies are a sophisticated cookie comparable to a crinkle cookie in texture with a mild spice flavor like a Biscoff. Serve them with coffee, egg nog & milk punch or create a lovely collection of cookies by accompanying them with Gingerbread Snowballs & Chocolate-Gingerbread Thumbprints to give […]

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The Basics: Fresh Ginger Root

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Fresh Ginger Root Freshly grated ginger may be used in a variety of ways from adding wonderful flavor to baked goods & sweets to elevating soups sides & main dish entrees. Although it does flower, it is the rhizome that may be peeled & grated for recipe applications. Aside […]

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