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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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How To Make Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo Pasta By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Pasta With Cream Sauce Christmas Entertaining New Year's Eve Dinner Special Occasion Meals Cooking Lessons

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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Cooking Techniques. Eggs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Editorial Director Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Cooking & Baking Tutorials

Spring Entertaining: Honeysuckle Wedding Cake Cookies

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Drowning In A Sea Of Love When the cookie crumbles, eat it… and call in the reinforcements When I was a pastry chef, naturally colleagues requested pretty baked goods for showers, weddings and birthday celebrations. On one occasion, a hostess asked if I would handcraft 300 iced & decorated wedding cake cookies […]

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Lemon-Feta Salad Dressing By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Editor In Chief Southern Cooking Tailgating Entertaining Brand Pastry Chef Author Food Stylist Writer Photographer WBRC Fox 6 Contributor Birmingham Alabama Southern Recipes Original Content Crafts Tailgating Party Ideas

Spring Entertaining: Creamy Lemon-Feta Dressing

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Fresh & Wonderful If there’s one thing that can undoubtedly dress a lovely bowl of spring greens to the nines, it’s homemade salad dressing. Freshly snipped herbs, a splash of citrus & robust feta cheese impart bold flavor to this buttermilk kissed must. Drizzle over lettuces, spread over sandwiches or toss […]

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Cooking Techniques: Slow Cooker. Stone Ground Grits By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Food Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Photographer Editorial Director Recipe Developer Tv Cooking Personality Cooking & baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: Southern-Style Grits Bar

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials  Over Coffee One of the most simple ways to feed a house full of hungry overnight guests is to offer a grits bar & after all, the hostess needs her beauty sleep. A slow cooker comes in handy for a variety of foods by providing hands-off meal preparation leaving time to […]

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Summer Entertaining. Barbecue Shrimp By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Cooking Lessons TV Cooking Personality Editor-In-Chief Southern Cooking Entertaining & Tailgating Brand Pastry Chef Author Writer Talent Editorial Director Food Stylist Photographer Fox 6 Contributor Birmingham Alabama

Summer Entertaining: Barbecue Shrimp

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials In The Evening Summer invites a welcome slower pace of living so hosting friends in your home or on the patio should certainly mimic that same mindset. Barbecue Shrimp can be prepared quickly on the stovetop for a speedy meal. For a burst of added flavor, use the zest of the lemon […]

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