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Spring Entertaining: The Kentucky Derby Party Plate

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Kentucky Derby Party Plate When entertaining, planning a lively party featuring Lemon-Mint Juleps, Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip, classic Beaten Biscuits with country ham & Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney, you know you’re in for a mighty fine time. Parties where mingling is encouraged indicates that buffet style serving will be the most appropriate method […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer Kentucky Derby socials are lovely occasions & some of the most lavish the South has to offer. From a collection of classic recipes to carefully curated attire, the fine details should never be excluded. A perfect menu & doning your Sunday Best should be reserved for these ceremonious […]

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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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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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How To Decorate Easter Egg Cookies. Baking Classics. Easter Egg Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Southern Parties & Holiday Entertaining Ideas

Spring Entertaining: Easter Egg Hunt Party

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Easter Egg Hunt Party Easter celebrations wouldn’t be complete without an egg hunt & a selection of refreshments that speak to the event in which they are to be served. If you haven’t acquainted yourself with my good friend Trace Barnett of The Bitter Socialite, allow me the pleasure. You may recognize […]

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The Essential Easter Entertaining Primer

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The Essential Easter Entertaining Primer As southerners, we borrow goodness from the past & apply it to our current lives. Along the way, we discard notions that are no longer relevant. Although many things change over time, core entertaining values have remained the same with good manners leading the way. The focus of […]

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The Essential Spring Entertaining Party Primer

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Essential Spring Entertaining Party Primer Lovely spring parties begin with your good taste & they need not be complicated. Simple flower arrangements, polished heirloom silver & a backdrop of neutral plates, linens & stemware can be elevated with a few stylish touches. When planning a celebration, it’s important to assess […]

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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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