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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Cooking Classics. Chocolate Truffles By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand How To Make Authentic Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles By Rebecca Gordon Pastry Chef Writer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials For Everyday Cooks Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Handcrafted Gifts: The Assortment Of Chocolate Truffles

Cooking Classics The Confections  The Assortment Of Chocolate Truffles Assorted Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles offer variety. Toasted chopped almonds & pecans make lovey additions to a batch coated in cinnamon scented cocoa. One recipe will yield a collection of flavors however you so please. Consider pistachios, coconut, hazelnuts & cashews as they would be equally delicious as […]

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Cooking Classics. Chocolate Truffles By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand How To Make Authentic Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles By Rebecca Gordon Pastry Chef Writer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials For Everyday Cooks Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Cooking Classics: Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

Cooking Classics The Technique Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles Good, basic quality chocolate will have a short ingredient list. Chocolate liquor is the cocoa mass derived from the cocoa beans & cocoa butter is essentially the fat. The remaining ingredients include sugar, vanilla & soy lecithin which is an emulsifier. Tempering chocolate tends to send beginner candy […]

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Cooking Classics. Bourbon-Pecan Torrone By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Cooking & Baking Techniques For Everyday Cooks Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Creative Director Executive Producer Original Digital & Print Content Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality WBRC Contributor ABC Contributor Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining How To Make Southern Style Torrone

Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Pecan Torrone

Cooking Classics The Technique  Bourbon-Pecan Torrone Torrone is a traditional Italian candy. Toasted almonds, honey & scents of citrus are the most basic flavor components that can be found in this nougat confection. Nougats can vary in texture & you will find recipes that suggest target temperatures ranging from the high end of the soft […]

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Cooking Classics. Homemade Caramels By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist Writer Tv Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials How To Make Homemade Caramels Bourbon Pecan Salted Caramels

Southern Recipe Classics: Bourbon-Pecan Salted Caramels

Cooking Classics The Confections Bourbon-Pecan Salted Caramels Preparing caramels in your own kitchen is certainly a treat but when bourbon & pecans are added to the mixture, these sweets are taken to a whole new level. Before getting started with this version, look to Homemade Caramels to learn more about the duel temperature, streamlined process. Just […]

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Cooking Classics. Homemade Caramels By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist Writer Tv Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials How To Make Homemade Caramels

Cooking Classics: Homemade Caramels

Cooking Classics The Technique Homemade Caramels The most straightforward & streamlined approach to making Homemade Caramels from scratch involves a duel target temperature procedure using one pot. It is necessary for the sugar to caramelize first before adding the dairy for rich, authentic flavor. Once this solution reaches 320 degrees, the dairy is added just […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Make Microwave Chocolate Fudge By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

Cooking Classics: Microwave Chocolate Fudge

Cooking Classics The Technique Microwave Chocolate Fudge Microwave Chocolate Fudge is a beginners candy without the need for a thermometer nor a heavy sauce pan like the stove top Chocolate Fudge version. In approximately five minutes, the mixture is ready to pour onto a buttered platter. Learn how to make this so simple confection your […]

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Cooking Classics. Traditionally Prepared Chocolate Fudge By Rebecca Gordon Editor-IN-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

Cooking Classics: Chocolate Fudge

Cooking Classics The Technique Chocolate Fudge Invert sugars are sometimes added when preparing candy to slow the crystallization of sugar & they help achieve a candy texture that is not gritty. Corn syrup & marshmallows are examples of the types of ingredients that are added at different stages during the process to aide in a […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Make Divinity By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick A Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Classic Divinity

Cooking Classics: Divinity

Cooking Classics The Technique  Classic Divinity My grandfather used to prepare divinity after everyone had already gone to bed. When prepared correctly, Classic Divinity has a dry, light feel to it & the ultra sweet flavor disintegrates quickly on the tongue. It should not stick to your fingers when it’s handled. The shape can vary from […]

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Cooking Classics: Microwave Peanut Brittle

Cooking Classics The Technique Microwave Peanut Brittle Unlike Pumpkin Spice Peanut Brittle & Bourbon-Pecan Brittle, this simple confection is prepared in the microwave making it extremely quick to assemble & cook. A glass bowl that is safe to use in the microwave will be necessary to complete the task & it will get extremely hot […]

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How To Make Homemade Candy Cooking Classics. Pumpkin Spice Peanut Brittle By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick A Culinary & Entertaining Brand. Cooking & Baking Tutorials By Rebecca Gordon's Buttermilk Lipstick Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Cooking Classics: Pumpkin Spice Peanut Brittle

Cooking Classics The Technique  Pumpkin Spice Peanut Brittle Pumpkin Spice Peanut Brittle takes that classic candy combination one step further with a few simple additions. The cooking process is similar to the Bourbon-Pecan Brittle but expect this version to be slightly thicker since no extra liquids are added before pouring out the candy to firm. Learn […]

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