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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Russet Potatoes. Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques How To Make Potato Skins. Gameday Entertaining Tailgating Recipes Football Crafts Party Entertaining Ideas Southern Hostess

The Basics: Baked Potatoes

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Baked Potatoes One of my favorite side dishes as a child was a simple baked potato. A premium carrier for generous servings of butter & sour cream, it was the skin of the potato I loved most. Back then, potatoes were still baked not cooked in the microwave & what […]

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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Chicken & Dumplings

Cooking Classics The Main Dish Staples A Classic Cure For The Winter Blues A simple bowl of chicken with dumplings can be as comforting at the supper table as a toboggan perched over a cascade of golden locks in the winter months… nothing quite warms you better inside or out. While there are many recipes […]

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How To Make Homemade Chopped Cooked Chicken For Recipes By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Cooking Lessons How To Boil A Whole Chicken Tailgating Expert Alabama Crimson Tide Football

The Basics: Chicken

Cooking Essentials The Bird How To Make Chopped or Shredded, Cooked Chicken One of the most basic cooking fundamentals every kitchen should have on the ready for hard working meal prep is chopped, cooked chicken. It can be used in a variety of recipes from quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas & casseroles to pasta dishes, soups & […]

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How To Make Chicken Stock Broth From Scratch At Home By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Classically Trained Pastry Chef Birmingham Alabama Crimson Tide Football Roll Tide Cooking Lessons Chicken Dinner Recipes Classic Southern Recipes

The Basics: Homemade Chicken Broth

Cooking Essentials The Technique Homemade Chicken Broth Chicken broth is a fundamental resource that yields a variety of meal options for families. It can serve as the base for soups & stews, add rich flavor to supper essentials such as rice & grits or it can be used in gravy & sauce applications. For the […]

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How To Make Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo Pasta By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Pasta With Cream Sauce Christmas Entertaining New Year's Eve Dinner Special Occasion Meals Cooking Lessons

Holiday Entertaining: A Beautiful, Festive Gathering

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials The Last Supper Christmas through the New Year was an exciting time in our house growing up. My grandparents would come for a two week visit that completely changed the dynamics of our daily routine. With three siblings, we were always looking for a little adventure outside of the neighborhood so […]

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How To Make Cake Doughnuts Frying Secrets Recipe Tips By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Holiday Entertaining Cooking Lessons Fried Cake Doughnuts WBRC Good Day Alabama Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Christmas Morning Breakfast

Cooking Classics: Gingerbread Doughnuts

Cooking Classics  The Breakfast Table Gingerbread Doughnuts It’s time to make the doughnuts. Classic cake-style doughnuts get their lift from chemical leaveners such as baking powder & baking soda. They tend to be a little less intimidating than the yeast-raised counterpart. Cake doughnuts are an easy starting point if you’ve ever wanted to make your own […]

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The Story Of Your Dinner: Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing

Holiday Entertaining The Story Of Your Dinner Pass The Cornbread Dressing, Please Traditional southern side dishes set the tone on a table of exceptional holiday meals and you had better believe cornbread dressing has a standing invitation to festive gatherings. Several distinctive characteristics keep this coveted favorite on the list each and every year. Although […]

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Sprouts Coast-To-Coast Treat Exchange

Holiday Entertaining Magic By Mail Have you ever received a box of freshly baked holiday goodies? Sister, my mother-in-law… it’s a southern thing, sends a package of treats from Charleston each year filled with some of my husband’s very favorite nibbles. She carefully wraps cheese straws, pecan studded Viennese crescents & gingerbread boys in wax […]

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