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

Baking Tutorials. Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Baking & Cooking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

Baking Classics: Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake Special people deserve a special cake & Old Fashioned Caramel Cake certainly fits the bill. This traditional beauty takes many on a trip back to their grandmother’s where a small slice of heaven was waiting for you on a piece of her heirloom china. These cake layers in particular […]

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Baking Tutorials. Italian Cream Cake By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Hostess Modern Southern Socials

Baking Classics: Italian Cream Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Italian Cream Cake My aunt wasn’t much of a cook nor a baker for that matter but she knew other women in the community who were. Staying hungry for the latest trends & donning the most stylish looks didn’t mean my aunt dropped the ball on her duties as hostess. When it was her […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Dinner

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials Christmas Dinner Holiday gatherings deserve special attention & planning a beautiful meal for guests is manageable with a little forethought. A lovely Christmas dinner menu includes a blend of simple & more involved recipes. However, knowing what can be prepared ahead of time will have the event running more smoothly. Peppercorn […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics: Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics The Technique  Horseradish Cream When main dish entrees & lovely party sandwiches are served, Horseradish Cream is a classic sauce that can compliment them beautifully. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Pork Tenderloin become something a bit more special when this simple sauce is served with them. Beyond holiday entertaining, it can be […]

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Holiday Entertaining. Christmas Dinner By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Techniques For Everyday Cooks

The Essential Christmas Dinner Meal Primer

Holiday Entertaining The Timeline The Essential Christmas Dinner Meal Primer Every great gathering begins with a timeline that includes tasks that must be accomplished. If proper planning & logistics are put into action early, the festive celebration should run relatively smoothly. Make a list for the day so your beautiful meal can be served hot. A smart […]

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Cooking Tutorials. Bourbon-Orange Baked Ham By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Entertaining TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials

Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Orange Baked Ham

Cooking Classics The Technique How To Prepare Baked Ham Baking a ham is one of the easiest main dish items that can be prepared when entertaining for a large gathering. Whether it’s your first attempt to prepare one or you are a well seasoned cook, everything you need to know in order to serve a […]

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Cooking Classics: Oven Roasted New Potatoes

Cooking Classics The Technique Oven Roasted New Potatoes When I worked in the restaurants, half sheet pans of oven roasted new potatoes were placed on speed racks until it was time to plate lovely meals for service & I may have sampled one or two of them one my way to the bakeshop to whip […]

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Green Beans By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking Lessons Editor-In-Chief Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist

The Basics: Green Beans

Cooking Essentials How To Blanch Green Beans Green Beans Green beans offer valuable benefits nutritionally. An excellent source of fiber & vitamin C, they are low in calories & carbohydrates. When choosing them for purchase, look for blemish free beans with bright color & reject those not up to standard. Since green beans offer lovely […]

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