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

Spring Entertaining-Lemon-Scallion Chicken Salad & Cheese Straw Wafers By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Parties Spring Entertaining Ideas How To Style Pecan Chicken Salad

The Traditional Chicken Salad Luncheon Plate

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Traditional Chicken Salad Luncheon Plate When entertaining, planning a seated luncheon takes a little additional thought as opposed to a buffet style gathering where guests can simply help themselves to provisions. In many cases, a blueprint should be created well in advance of how you wish to arrange the party […]

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Cooking Classics: Pecan Chicken Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Pecan Chicken Salad  Our grandmothers made it best. Chicken salad holds a special place in southern born hearts conjuring a particular recipe prepared by someone very dear to them. Highly popular in the spring, the iconic dish proves to be both comforting & versatile. There are many varieties to try & love, each suiting a […]

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Baking Classics. Cheddar Cheese Straw Wafers By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Writer Pastry Chef Food Stylist Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating & Entertaining

Spring Entertaining: Cheese Straw Wafers

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  Cheese Straw Wafers Cheese straws are like an old friend, you instantly drop everything & make a bee line to greet them. Many times the nibbles are put out on side tables or with the beverages to enjoy before the main meal is served. A crisp snap & rich, buttery flavor make […]

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Spring Entertaining. Strawberry-Lemonade Champagne Punch By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials & Party Ideas Game Day Tailgating & Entertaining

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry-Lemonade Champagne Punch

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Strawberry-Lemonade Champagne Punch Although crystal punch bowls are ideal for serving a celebratory sipper, they are not always available. When hosting friends & family for an array of southern socials, it’s always a good idea to have a few identical glass pitchers available for serving beverages. Large batches of punch can […]

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Spring Entertaining How To Make An Ice Ring For Party Punch By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials & Party Ideas Southern Hostess Recipes Traditions

Spring Entertaining: The Party-Punch Ice Ring

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The Party-Punch Ice Ring Spring welcomes a host of celebratory worthy affairs. From bridal showers to garden parties, each deserves a special sipper that calls to be served in punch cups. If traditional glasses are difficult to locate, a modern wine glass with simple, clean lines can be used as they […]

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The Basics. Strawberries By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Party Ideas Game Day Tailgating & Entertaining Party Punch How To Hull Strawberries

The Basics: Strawberries

Cooking & Baking Essentials From The Garden Strawberries Strawberries are almost harvested year round but the optimum months for picking & cooking with them is April through June. When these bright berries emerge, a classic collection of recipes tend to be at the forefront in many Southerners minds. Shortcake, trifle, lemonade & punch are just […]

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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 Easter Lunch Meal Primer

Spring Entertaining The Timeline The Essential Easter Lunch 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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Spring Entertaining By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand How To Polish Heirloom Silver Cooking & Baking Tutorials Southern Entertaining Parties & Socials TV Cooking Personality Food Stylist Writer Game Day Entertaining Pastry Chef Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist

Spring Entertaining: Tulips With Yard Clippings

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Tulips With Yard Clippings Southerners are most closely inspired by the beauty around them so when a lovely floral arrangement is needed when entertaining, often times a walk around the grounds leads to exciting discoveries that make for pretty centerpieces. A simple bouquet of tulips from your local market can be […]

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