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New Year's Day Menu By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Editorial Director Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: New Year’s Day Gatherings

Holiday Entertaining  Southern Socials New Year’s Day Gatherings Celebrate the year ahead by offering guests traditional dishes filled with the comforting favorites southerners have come to expect on New Years Day. If luck is what you seek, Hoppin’ John featuring seasoned  black eyed peas served over rice will do the trick while many will opt for an […]

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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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Baking Tutorials: How To Make Cinnamon Rolls From Scratch By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Baking & Pastry Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Morning Breakfast

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials  Christmas Morning Breakfast  Glorious mornings deserve equally lovely meals & Classic Cinnamon Rolls should be the shining star of the breakfast table for a memorable Christmas gathering. Plan to prepare them ahead of time so minimal tasks are left to attend to just before joining hands to say grace. For additional tips […]

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Holiday Socials. Christmas Dinner. Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Eve Gatherings

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials  Christmas Eve Gatherings Festive gatherings deserve lovely party fare however it need not be complicated. Raise a glass & make a toast with a few of your favorite cocktails from the bar & accompany them with a beautiful savory cheesecake that can be made well in advance & garnished just before […]

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Holiday entertaining. Southern Socials. Open House Party Primer By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Baking & Pastry Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Bourbon Mocha Coffee

The Essential Holiday Season Party Primer

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials The Essential Holiday Season Party Primer As your calendar begins to fill with holiday parties & open house gatherings, gracefully navigate proper etiquette & the planning portion of lovely socials with a few gentle reminders. From being a gracious guest to hosting fabulous parties, you will be well prepared for any […]

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Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Thanksgiving Meal Primer & Timeline By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Solutions For Everyday Cooks Baking & Cooking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Holiday Socials Modern Southern Entertaining

The Essential Thanksgiving Day Meal Primer

Holiday Entertaining The Timeline The Essential Thanksgiving Day 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 annual feast should run relatively smoothly. Make a list for the day so your beautiful meal can be served hot. A […]

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Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers By Rebecca Gordon Editor-in-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Southern TV Cooking Personality Writer Food Stylist Pastry Chef Author Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Birmingham Alabama Spring Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Party Host WBRC Fox 6 Raycom Sports News Network Cooking Lessons Sports Entertaining Food & Original Party Crafts

Spring Entertaining: Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Outdoor Celebrations Lovely blooms & warm weather immediately beckons Southerners outside to celebrate the season. It also means it’s time to light the grill. Whether you plan to have a few friends over for a casual get-together or a larger soiree be certain Grilled Rosemary-Dijon Chicken Skewers hold a place on the […]

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May Pole Cupcakes By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama May Day Celebrations Spring Entertaining Showers Parties Sports Entertaining Tailgating Expert Cooking Lessons Pastry Chef Tide & Tigers Today Tailgating Host Raycom Sports WBRC Fox 6

Spring Entertaining: Maypole Cupcakes

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials May Day Festivals  The May Day gatherings of yesteryear with little girls in pretty dresses & boys in seersucker shorts, matching vests & blazers marked a celebration of Spring with the promise of delightful, warm days ahead. The outdoor party featured a maypole in which brightly colored ribbons were suspended at the […]

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Holiday Entertaining: A Beautiful, Festive Gathering

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials The Last Supper Christmas through the New Year was an exciting time in our house growing up. My grandparents would come for a two week visit that completely changed the dynamics of our daily routine. With three siblings, we were always looking for a little adventure outside of the neighborhood so […]

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How To Host A Cookie Exchange By Rebecca Kracke Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Holiday Entertaining Baking Cooking Lessons Tailgating Expert Gingerbread Thumbprints Christmas Cookies Baking Birmingham Alabama Crimson Tide Football

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Cookie Swap

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials How To Host A Cookie Swap Hidden away in a jar of pumpkin pie spice are the essentials for making a fine selection of classic holiday cookies, pies, pastries & breakfast rolls. Simply open the lid & get ready to savor the sweet scent of Christmas morning with a mix of cinnamon, […]

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