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.

Author Archive | Rebecca Gordon

Canning Classics. Ginger-Peach Hot Pepper Jam By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer Canning Recipes How To Make Hot Pepper Jelly

Canning Classics: Ginger-Peach Hot Pepper Jam

Canning Classics The Technique Ginger-Peach Hot Pepper Jam A blend of tree-ripened peaches & jalapeños offer a host of serving options when combined & preserved using traditional canning methods. Ginger-Peach Hot Pepper Jam is a spicy-sweet combination that merges the crushed, seasonal fruit found in jam with the classic flavors of a homemade pepper jelly. […]

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How To Make Party Florals. Southern Entertaining. Summer Entertaining. Shasta Daisy Yard Arrangements By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Smoking Grilling & Entertaining Tutorials Southern Hostess Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Parties Events TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Food Stylist Southern Food Writer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Birmingham Alabama

Summer Entertaining: Shasta Daisy

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials Shasta Daisy Although the brightly colored social butterflies, gerberas, have long be a favorite flower to use when entertaining, Shasta Daisies offer a warm, sweet welcome to guests that greet with a hug. And do not mistake them for the standard blooms that can be fetched from most any local market. Shasta Daisies […]

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Tailgating Recipes How To Smoke Chicken. How To Make White BBQ Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Tailgating, Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist How To Make Smoked Chicken Barbecue Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality Classic Barbecue

Barbecue Classics: Buttermilk-Herb Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue Classics The Sauce Buttermilk-Herb Barbecue Sauce  White barbecue sauce is a southern classic filled with tang & zip. It’s usually prepared with vinegar but lemon juice coupled with fresh herbs from the garden add bright notes & captures summer beautifully. Use this irresistible combination with Smoked Chicken, Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers & so much more. […]

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Tailgating Recipes How To Smoke Chicken. How To Make White BBQ Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Tailgating, Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist How To Make Smoked Chicken Barbecue Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality Classic Barbecue

Barbecue Classics: Smoked Chicken

Barbecue Classics The Technique Smoked Chicken One of the most straightforward items to prepare is smoked chicken. Only minimal preparations are required & once the Classic Barbecue Seasoning has been made, it’s just a matter of building & maintaining the fire at the proper temperature for the duration of cooking. The two most important pieces of […]

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The Summer Hostess Gift. Homemade Barbecue Seasoning By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Southern Recipes Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating Party Menus Party Planning Summer Entertaining Barbecue BBQ Hostess Gift Ideas

The Hostess Gift: Classic Barbecue Seasoning

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials   The Hostess Gift It’s always best practices to arrive to gatherings with a gift in hand for the hostess. She has taken great care to create a beautiful party space that includes thoughtfully planned food & a festive atmosphere so extending a little something to her upon your arrival is always […]

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How To Slice The Basics. Watermelon By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Watermelon

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Watermelon Watermelons can be purchased large or small & if you are not planning on entertaining, some of the more petite sizes are much easier to manage plus they still offer many servings before the quality begins to deteriorate if you plan to hold the slices a few days in […]

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Sweet Chili-Garlic Ribs By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques. Summer Barbecue Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Parties Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama

Barbecue Classics: Sweet Chili-Lime Ribs

Barbecue Classics The Technique Sweet Chili-Lime Ribs Sweet Chili-Lime Ribs offer a traditional flavor we’ve all come to love when it comes to smoky, authentic barbecue. A little fresh citrus & a custom dry rub using many pantry staples have the ribs ready for the cooking grate quickly. The two most important factors needed to […]

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House Barbecue. Smoked Pulled Pork Shoulder By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer BBQ How To Make Authentic Classic Barbecue. Honey-Ginger Barbecue Sauce

Summer Entertaining: Honey-Ginger Barbecue Sauce

Summer Entertaining The Technique  Honey-Ginger Barbecue Sauce Summer entertaining & good barbecue deserve a homemade sauce. Honey-Ginger Barbecue Sauce adds balanced spice & heat to ribs, smoked pulled pork sandwiches & so much more. With just a few pantry staples & fresh additions, it comes together quickly. Make the sauce up to 3 days ahead […]

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House Barbecue. Smoked Pulled Pork Shoulder By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer BBQ How To Make Authentic Classic Barbecue

Summer Entertaining: House Barbecue

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials House Barbecue Smoked pork shoulder is the quintessential barbecue to serve when entertaining as it feeds a crowd beautifully & it’s relatively effortless to prepare. There are a few key fundamentals required in order to achieve the very best smoked pulled pork but once you know what they are & what to […]

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The Barbecue Hors d'oeuvres Collection By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk LIpstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality SouthernHostess Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama How To Curate A Barbecue Party Appetizer Menu Planning Birmingham Alabama

The Barbecue Hors d’oeuvres Collection

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials  The Barbecue Hors d’oeuvres Collection When slowly smoked barbecue is planned for outdoor celebrations, a delicious combination of foods can be offered to guests without a whole heap of effort. Party Biscuits are the perfect small bite-size that can be prepared ahead & baked just before guests arrive & from the […]

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