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

Cooking Tutorials: Classic Shrimp Creole By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Southern Recipe Classics: Shrimp Creole

Southern Recipe Classics The Main Dish Hand-Me-Down Recipes Some recipes are much like good friends. When you haven’t seen each other for a spell, you’re delighted to pick right back up from where you last left off. Ruth Pilgrim’s Shrimp Creole fits the bill. Shrimp was reserved for special occasions in our household growing up so […]

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Pilau By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern hostess TV Cooking Personality Editor In Chief Southern Cooking Tailgating & entertaining brand pastry chef author writer photographer food stylist WBRC Fox 6 contributor Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Chicken Pilau

Cooking Classics The Technique Chicken Pilau Seasoned with a generous helping of salt & pepper, pilau is cooked right in it’s own chicken stock, no skimming the fat here. This classic southern chicken & rice dish has long been a regional favorite as it’s easy to prepare & a savvy way to feed folks as it […]

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Game Day Tailgating: Grilled Steak Fajitas

Game Day Entertaining Gridiron Grilling Waltz Across Texas One of the easiest menus a hostess can plan for a lovely tailgating social is a southwestern fiesta & Grilled Steak Fajitas fit the bill. Football fanatics go wild for steak but when paired with charred peppers, onions & array of toppings, this meal sails into the […]

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Game Day Tailgating: Lemon-Garlic Hummus By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Southern Lifestyle Tailgating Cooking & Entertaining Brand Pastry Chef Author Writer Sports Entertaining Southern Tailgating Expert Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host Birmingham Alabama

Game Day Provisions 101: Lemon-Garlic Hummus

Game Day Entertaining Starters Two Minute Drill Quick appetizers are the name of the game when the play clock ticks to zero. Lemon-Garlic Hummus steps up & allows a hostess to whip up something quickly while satisfying big game day appetites. A food processor provides a fast prep time. Add a variety of fresh vegetables, […]

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Cooking Lessons: Brioche Rolls. How To Make Yeast Rolls By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk LIpstick

Baking Classics: Brioche Rolls

Baking Classics The Technique Brioche Rolls Making homemade rolls from scratch is something rare these days but the quality is worth the effort. With offerings straight from the freezer case beckoning convenience, it can be tempting to reach for a bag. However, you should certainly try your hand at crafting your own & I’m here […]

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Sweet Tea Margarita By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Southern Lifestyle Tailgating & Entertaining Brand Pastry Chef Sports Entertaining tailgating expert

Game Day Cocktails 101: Sweet Tea Margaritas

Game Day Entertaining Raise A Glass The Way You Look Tonight A signature cocktail is a fabulous way to welcome guests under the tent or into your home to watch the game on television. Have a batch of this irresistible beverage on the ready. Football fanatics will be lining up for seconds before you know […]

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Cooking Lessons How To Blanch Green Beans By rebecca gordon buttermilk lipstick southern hostess editor-in-chief southern tailgating cooking entertaining lifestyle brand pastry chef author food stylist photographer tv cooking personality writer fox 6 contributor birmingham alabama

Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Green Beans

Cooking Classics From The Garden Green Beans Green beans are a reliable side dish staple that pair well with just about anything on the menu whether it’s a weeknight supper or a lovely meal fit for a southern social. Their vibrant color & crisp snap when cooked properly offer exciting texture on the plate taking […]

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Summer Entertaining. Barbecue Shrimp By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Cooking Lessons TV Cooking Personality Editor-In-Chief Southern Cooking Entertaining & Tailgating Brand Pastry Chef Author Writer Talent Editorial Director Food Stylist Photographer Fox 6 Contributor Birmingham Alabama

Summer Entertaining: Barbecue Shrimp

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials Barbecue Shrimp Summer invites a welcome slower pace of living so hosting friends in your home or on the patio should certainly mimic that same mindset. Barbecue Shrimp can be prepared quickly on the stovetop for a speedy meal. For a burst of added flavor, use the zest of the lemon which […]

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Cooking & Baking Lessons Eggs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Editor-In-Chief Southern Cooking Baking Entertaining & Tailgating Brand Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Photographer Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Game Day entertaining Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Entertaining Pointers Practical Cooking Techniques With A Culinary Edge

Cooking Classics: Deviled Eggs

Cooking Classics The Technique Deviled Eggs Deviled eggs are a gem any time of the year. Serve them with summer barbecue, chicken salad & crackers or with a pimiento cheese sandwich for a tasty lunch. This recipe can be prepared quickly without much thought. Learn how to make a southern favorite ideal for a number […]

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Simple Style: Garden Party Essentials

Simple Spring Style 1.) Elum Designs Mums Stationery Set 2.) Weber Grill 3.) Kate Spade Picnic Floral Delacorte Watch 4.) Shoshanna Francesca Sheath 5.) Serena & Lily Butterfly Chair 6.) Oscar de la Renta Floral Necklace 7.) Pink Flamingos  8.) Melamine Tray 9.) OXO Herb Scissors The Tune “Garden Party” Ricky Nelson Be sweet.

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