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Smoky Ribs RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Easy Tailgating Recipes Football NFL SEC

southern favorite: sweet chili-garlic ribs

Company’s Coming ‘bär-bi-,kyü a term whose definition could be argued 10 ways to Sunday in the South at our house it’s a backyard event w/ good music, cocktails & Southern story telling … about someone @ the gathering & good old fashioned trouble generally plays a role mix it w/ patience involving the slow-cooking of […]

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Bananas Foster Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick

bananas foster milkshake {cool & creamy dessert}

cap off a cookout {i know how much you like your blender} Bananas Foster Milkshake {layer in this order & blend} a touch of brown sugar * dark rum * bananas * vanilla bean ice cream * a smidgen of cinnamon add milk for your fave consistency {go completely bananas} toss them on the grill […]

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Corn on the Cob Rebecca Gordon

what to do with corn on the cob… {right this minute}

it’s coming out of your ears isn’t it How To Cook 1.) remove husks & silks 2.) grill 12 to 15 minutes over medium-high heat until some charring appears {about 400 degrees} 3.) turn often w/ tongs what to do with it {spread it} Fresh Herb Compound Butter makes about a 1/2 cup {create a […]

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Ginger Margarita Rebecca Gordon

football saturday’s: fresh lime ginger margaritas

Tailgate Fan Fare Fan-Favorite Cocktail Host a Mexican fiesta themed tailgate. Offer guests a puckery thirst quencher to get the party started. Ginger Margarita makes 8 servings 2 cups fresh lime juice 1 cup Ginger Simple Syrup 1 cup orange liqueur 1 cup tequila Kosher salt Stir together all of the ingredients in a pitcher. […]

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how to make pesto Rebecca Gordon Southern Tailgating Recipes

summer favorite: pecan pesto

you can make pesto {all you do is push the “go” button on the food processor} Pecan Pesto makes 1 1/2 cups {fresh summer supper in 20 min} 4 cups fresh basil leaves, loosely packed 2/3 cup toasted pecan halves 3 small garlic cloves 3/4 cup olive oil 3/4 cup freshly grated parm 1 tsp […]

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garlic-rosemary flank steak

simple grilling: rosemary-lemon flank steak

simple supper * company’s coming * easy tailgating {perfect for any smokin’ affair… even if it’s just a Tuesday night} Rosemary-Lemon Flank Steak makes 3 to 4 servings 2 large cloves garlic, pressed 5 tsp chopped fresh rosemary zest of a lemon 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 Tbsp […]

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Peach Bourbon Sipper

bourbon-peach ginger ale {saturday sipper}

Bourbon-Peach Ginger Ale makes 2 2 small peaches, pureed 1/2 cup good bourbon 2 oz Ginger Simple Syrup 1 (7.5 oz) can ginger ale 1.) divide first 3 ingredients between 2 tall glasses filled half way w/ ice 2.) top w/ ginger ale 3.) stir {i use the term ginger ale loosely} download it “A […]

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how to make simple syrup

ginger simple syrup {summer bev sweetener}

go ahead & get a batch on the ready for Saturday’s farm fresh cocktail {you’ll see} Ginger Simple Syrup makes 1 cup bring 1 cup sugar & water to a boil in a small saucepan & cook until sugar dissolves remove from heat & stir in 4 packed teaspoons of freshly grated ginger let stand […]

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bruschetta w/ tomatoes & basil {farm fresh app}

{made better w/ our homegrown tomatoes… preferably from sand mountain} Bruschetta with Tomatoes & Basil {ready to eat in 15 min} {grill} brush baguette slices w/ olive oil grill over med-high heat until toasted {a few minutes per side} cut a garlic clove in half & rub on toasted bread {chop & stir} 2 medium […]

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alabama gulf barbecue shrimp

southern favorite: barbecue shrimp

the first thing you should know is that the title is misleading {no need to fire up the barbie} the 411 what identifies this classic new orleans-style dish is the signature worcestershire-spiked butter sauce generally oven-baked, i like to make it on the stove top for a fast summer meal Barbecue Shrimp makes 2 to […]

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