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Egg Salad

how to make egg salad {relevant}

Grate a dozen hard boiled eggs w/ a box grater & stir in just enough mayonnaise to bind it together. Add a little Dijon, salt, & freshly ground black pepper. Stir in some chopped fresh parsley & about 1 small green onion, finely chopped… {the large ones can be pretty powerful so less is more} […]

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chocolate chip cookies

milk & cookies: m&m-chocolate chip cookies

the basics the recipe M&M-Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 3 dozen Total time: about 1 hour {by far, my most requested recipe} 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups plus 6 Tbsp ap flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp kosher […]

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how to make mashed potatoes

how to make {completely delicious} mashed potatoes

Bring 2 pounds of peeled baking potatoes {cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces} to a boil in a 3 qt saucepan over high heat… once the water comes up to a boil, start your timer. Cook them for about 20 minutes, drain, return to the saucepan, and place back over the heat for just a few […]

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Easy Chocolate Layer Cake Rebecca Gordon Tailgate Buttermilk Lipstick rebeccagordon buttermilklipstick

homestyle classics: buttermilk chocolate layer cake

Everyday Occasions butter. buttermilk. chocolate. cake. coffee… a lot of passion represented Our grandmother’s are & were the very best cake makers. Simple layer cakes were many times prepared for humble occasions. Dessert was indulged in often times after supper… on a weeknight no less. The entire family would sit patiently for the first slice to be cut […]

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rebecca gordon buttermilk lipstick Southern Recipes & How To's Easy Tailgate Recipes RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick

the 411 {on recipes etc}

I’m an artisan home cook. You’ll find some quick recipes here, but sometimes, your cooking needs a little heart and time to make it taste good, even when it’s the most basic of recipes. Have you ever heard the saying– you have to love the food in order for it to taste good— it’s so […]

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southern veg plate staple {mac & cheese}

the basics the recipe Macaroni and Cheese Makes 8 to 10 servings Total time: about 55 minutes, give or take a few {expect my take, sans eggs, to be creamy as opposed to its custard-based counterpart} 1 (16-oz.) package cavatappi pasta (it’s also sold as corkscrew & cellentani pasta) 1 (8-oz.) block extra sharp white […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies with Buttermilk Glaze RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLIpstick

milk & cookies: southern conversations

Valentine’s Day timeless southern tea bread… meet sugar cookie cut-outs Lemon-Poppy Seed Cookies With Buttermilk Glaze makes 8-ish (4-inch) cookies here’s what you do one beat these ingredients w/ an electric stand mixer until creamy & smooth 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1/2 tsp vanilla two add these ingredients […]

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glitter makes the world go ’round

Something completely delicious coming soon… patience, my friends. I’ve been waiting for you, too. download it “I Will Wait” Mumford & Sons {watch the video on YouTube… video & song uploaded by MumfordAndSonsVEVO} Be sweet.

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