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 Pasta e Fagioli By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary Entertaining Techniques 5 Cooking Baking Tutorials Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Party Menus How To Make Pasta Soup With Beans Family Meals Dinners Suppers RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Pasta e Fagioli

Cooking Classics The Technique Pasta e Fagioli Pasta e Fagioli is a traditional Italian soup that translates to mean “pasta & beans”. It’s a filling soup packed with valuable nutrition. The the cannellini beans are a great source of vitamins, minerals, protein & fiber. Be certain to serve with a homemade artisan bread such as […]

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Southern Entertaining The Basics. Ditalini Pasta Classic Italian Recipes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials How To Cook Pasta

The Basics: Ditalini

Cooking Essentials The Technique Ditalini Ditalini noodles are a petite pasta style ideal to use in soups. They may be added to them about 8 minutes before the cook time is up or boiled separately & tossed in just before serving to keep the noodles from over expanding. I prefer the latter method when I […]

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The Basics. Dried Cannelini Beans. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Age Day Entertaining Pastry Chef RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Cannellini Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique Cannellini Beans Cannellini beans may be served by themselves or cooked & added to a variety of recipes from soups & stews to main dishes. Puree them with a bit of olive oil & fresh lemon juice, then season the beans further & you have created a delicious appetizer that may […]

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The Basics. Antipasto By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques

Winter Entertaining: Antipasto

Winter Entertaining The Technique Antipasto A beautifully arranged collection of cured meats, cheeses, fruits, marinated vegetables, relishes & jam is a lovely way to get casual or elevated gatherings underway. Antipasto platters are designed to be served quite literally “before the meal”. They may be as simple or as lavish as you so please & […]

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Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Tailgating Entertaining Menu By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Football Party Recipes Crafts Appetizer Dips Flowers Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Gameday Recipes Handcrafted Desserts Pastry Baking Tutorials Culinary Classics How To DIY Tailgate Party At Home Entertaining Ideas Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham

The Essential Guide To Classic Italian Recipes

Cooking Classics The Technique The Essential Guide To Classic Italian Recipes Getting family meals on the table that taste great & appeal to a wide variety of palates is no easy feat. However, with a bit of planning & forethought, you can create recipes & meals that may be prepared whether entertaining beckons or quality […]

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New Year Day Dessert Collection By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Party Menus Game Day Entertaining Pastry Chef Rebecca Gordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Birmingham Alabama

The New Year’s Day Dessert Collection

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials The New Year’s Day Dessert Collection  A handcrafted cocktail, the Grand Royal, & a flight of cheese selections is a good way to ring in the New Year. When something sweet is in order, offering guests several desserts portioned as tasting servings can be fresh & fun. Classic Bread Pudding with […]

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Cooking Classics: Crème Brûlée

Cooking Classics The Technique Crème Brûlée Crème brûlée is a luxurious dessert consisting of a baked custard that is prepared with heavy cream. It is chilled then sprinkled with sugar & a torch is used to melt & brown it creating a beautiful layer of golden sweetness. Once served, a spoon may be used to crack the […]

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Classic Bread Pudding By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

Holiday Entertaining: Whiskey Hard Sauce

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials Whiskey Hard Sauce  Whiskey Hard Sauce is that one additional element that may be topped over Classic Bread Pudding to send the dessert over the edge. It may be prepared well in advance & once the butter firms again after blending & then it’s dolloped over the warm from the oven […]

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Classic Bread Pudding By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

Holiday Entertaining: Bread Pudding

Holiday Entertaining   Southern Socials Bread Pudding Classic Bread Pudding is a lovely dessert to serve guests when entertaining. It makes smart use of any bread that may be lingering from other holiday meals but is a delicious offering none the less. It can be prepared early in the day & left to soak in the […]

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Cocktail Classics: Grand Royal

Cocktail Classics Southern Socials Grand Royal Lovely classic cocktails are always appropriate for festive celebrations. A Grand Royal is a simple concoction that’s a bit more polished than the standard glass of champagne. There are several formulas that result in a good one but my favorite includes just a splash of Grand Marnier. It’s refreshing […]

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