About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Football Fanatic * Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Instructor * Cooking & Baking Tutorials * Media Personality * Baking & Pastry Artist * Gardener * Runner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 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: Tetelas Oaxaca

Cooking Classics The Technique Tetelas Oaxaca Tetelas Oaxaca are a traditional savory pastry made from a simple masa filled with black beans. The dough is formed into circles using a tortilla press, then folded into a triangular shape in order to cover the filling amply before cooking which in turn gives them their signature look. […]

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Fall Entertaining: Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas are made using a recipe of Refried Black Beans. They may be prepared quickly & used for many applications. Authentic Mexican gorditas are a masa based pastry that rely on a tortilla press in order to evenly flatten them. A good rule of thumb when choosing one is to […]

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Cooking Classics: Refried Black Beans

Cooking Classics The Technique Refried Black Beans Refried beans are a quintessential authentic Mexican food dish that may be prepared a number of ways. Although they are generally made with pinto beans, black beans offer a wonderful variation. Chili & cumin season this version beautifully along with a bit of chopped onion while red wine […]

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The Basics: Black Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique Black Beans Black beans may be served by themselves or cooked & used as a recipe component in order to make many delicious main dishes such as burritos, quesadillas & more. They are wonderful in dips & appetizers or may be added to soups for a heartier meal. The good news is […]

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Fall Entertaining: Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas may be prepared with Salt & Pepper Grilled Chicken however smoked chicken is a lovely way to enjoy them when entertaining, too. Although this particular variation features Charred Salsa Verde & avocado, consider switching them up with Salsa Roja, Monterey Jack cheese, serrano peppers & […]

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Fall Entertaining: Smoked Pork Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Smoked Pork Gorditas Southern-style entertaining is simple in the fall when a host of favorite flavors & items that may be prepared in advance are planned. Smoked Pork Gorditas With Salsa Roja feature many authentic Mexican cuisine classics guests will love. Salsa Roja is so versatile you’ll want to make a […]

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Cooking Classics: Gorditas

Cooking Classics The Technique Gorditas  Authentic Mexican gorditas are a masa based pastry that may be filled with a variety of tempting items including cheese, meat & vegetables. They are simple to make with a tortilla press & cook relatively quickly on a hot surface. The term gordita translates literally to mean ‘chubby’ in Spanish as […]

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The Modern Southern Garden: Fall Guide To Spring Blooms

The Modern Southern Garden The Profile The Essential Fall Guide To Lovely Spring Blooms Beautiful spring blooms do not happen by accident. Planning & organization have long been the true keys to success for anything wonderful. If you are looking to maximize your green spaces, some fall maintenance will be necessary in order for it […]

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