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Oak Leaf Hydrangea By Rebecca Gordon Ediot-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick How To Make Hydrangea Flower Arrangements Spring Entertaining Southern Entertaining Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Parties Entertaining Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess

Spring Entertaining: Oakleaf Hydrangeas

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Oakleaf Hydrangeas  Southerners swoon for Oakleaf Hydrangeas. Originally born & bred in our region, these deciduous shrubs are prized for their big, stately blooms. They are fast growing plants that prefer a bit of morning sun & shady afternoons. Oakleaf Hydrangeas put on a good show when in bloom but continue to […]

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The Essential Guide To Making Petit Fours By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials, Party Planning & Entertaining Logistics Buttermilk Sheet Cake

Spring Entertaining: Petite Wedding Cakes

Spring Entertaining  Southern Socials Petite Wedding Cakes Petit fours are appropriate for most any spring gathering large or small as they signify an occasion of importance. Buttermilk Petit Fours can be made in advance & the versatility of portioning the cakes yourself means that the cake can be cut into different shapes or sizes. When […]

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Lovely Charm. Peony Yard Clippings By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking & Lifestyle Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Menu Planning Party Planning Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality

Spring Entertaining: Peonies

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Peonies Peonies are prized for their sweet fragrance & large blooms. They make wonderful bridal bouquets & centerpieces when entertaining. Bright white varieties are my favorite however there are many colors available from soft pinks & lilac to radiant reds & coral. Relatively drought tolerant, peonies can be used in mass […]

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The Profile. Dortmund Climbing Rose. Antique Rose Varieties. Entertaining. Kentucky Derby Flower Arrangements Heirloom Sugar & Creamer Vases By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques For Everyday Cooks cooking & Baking Tutorials Tv Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Photographer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess

Spring Entertaining: Heirloom Roses

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Heirloom Roses If you have a great love for antiques & grow your own flowers, old roses should be planted in the garden. Many times the varieties preferred hold some sort of sentimental value as your grandmother may have had that same rose in her own collection. Two of my favorite […]

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The Profile. Vintage Salt Cellars By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Menu Planning Southern Recipes Southern Hostess Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama

The Profile: Vintage Salt Cellars

Entertaining Essentials Southern Socials Vintage Salt Cellars Vintage salt cellars are true gems. Many are crafted from cut glass & accompanied with a miniature heirloom silver spoon although the medium can vary. Those made from metal often times have an etched design over the surface for a lovely finish & quality to them. They can […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Strawberry Shortcake Hat TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry chef Writer Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Party Planning Menu Planning Southern Recipes Southern Hostess Derby Day

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat Kentucky Derby parties become a little sweeter when pound cake graces the menu. It has long been a welcome guest of year round southern celebrations & bridges the generation gap of trendy foods on beautifully set tables decade upon decade. From tomato aspic to congealed salad– balsamic strawberry bruschetta, […]

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How To Polish Silver Heirloom Iced Tea Spoons Rebecca Gordon's Buttermilk Lipstick Editor-In-Chief Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Tv Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Cooking & Baking Tutorials For Everyday Cooks Southern Hostess Entertaining Southern Socials

The Profile: Heirloom Iced Tea Spoons

Entertaining Essentials Southern Socials Heirloom Iced Tea Spoons Silver iced tea spoons tend to get lost in a collection of heirloom utensils however these beautiful pieces should certainly be used. The original purpose for the spoons with their long, signature handle was to make it easier to stir sugar into the tall glasses in which […]

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Lovely Charm. Azalea. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand. Southern Garden Flower Varieties. Rhododendron. Southern Hostess Entertaining Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating

Spring Entertaining: Azalea Yard Clippings

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Azalea Yard Clippings Azaleas. Southern women just love them & they can tell you which variety they have growing on the grounds. My grandmother was particularly fond of Coral Bells, a selection filled profusely with small pink blooms that most certainly make their presence known. My mother chose to plant them […]

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