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Classic Bread & Butter Pickles By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials How To Make Pickles Home Canning & Food Preservation Techniques How To Make Sweet Pickle Slices The Essential Guide To Canning & Home Preservation By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques. Safe Methods & Practices For Preserving Foods

Canning Classics: Bread & Butter Pickles

Canning Classics The Technique Bread & Butter Pickles  The classic pickle variety was once used as a bartering tool during lean times for grocery staples such as bread & butter. We rely on them to make a good sandwich or cheeseburger better. However, when this particular recipe is prepared, processed & cured, I think you’ll find them […]

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The Basics: Kirby Cucumbers

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Kirby Cucumbers Kirby cucumbers is a generic classification used to specifically refer to those vegetables ideal for pickling although it should be noted that not all cucumbers that are good candidates for this particular cooking technique fall specifically into this category. Kirby cucumbers are considered to be smaller & more […]

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The New Classic Macaroni & Cheese By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Techniques TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director

Cooking Classics: The New Macaroni & Cheese

Cooking Classics The Technique The New Macaroni & Cheese Although classic cold side dishes such as Old-Fashioned Potato Salad, Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad & Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad are ideal to serve guests when entertaining, macaroni & cheese deserves a spot on your party menu. The New Classic Macaroni & Cheese takes a cue from your favorite […]

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Buttermilk Fried Okra With Lemon-Garlic Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Buttermilk Fried Okra

Cooking Classics The Technique  Buttermilk Fried Okra Fried okra makes a crowd pleasing side dish to classic barbecue favorites so be certain to integrate this seasonal recipe on party menus for upcoming outdoor gatherings when smoky ribs & chicken are planned. I cannot think of a better application for frying using a standard cast iron skillet […]

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How To Make Classic Buttermilk Fried Okra With Lemon-Garlic Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Food Researcher Tester Developer Teacher TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Summer Entertaining Party Menus Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Okra

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Okra Okra is that special southern vegetable signifing summer has officially arrived. It thrives in our hot, humid climate & we save it a seat at the supper table with good reason. This versatile vegetable most notably offers thickening power to rich, slowly simmered gumbo & pairs beautifully with an […]

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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam. No Pectin. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques How To Make Low Sugar No Pectin Strawberry Jam Modern Southern Socials Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Canning & Home Preservation

Canning Classics: Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam

Canning Classics From The Garden  Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam Jam is essentially fruit & sugar that is cooked down to a spreadable consistency. When it’s prepared without pectin, expect a softer texture & just know the thickness will slightly vary each time you prepare it as the juiciness from the fruit & berries will vary throughout […]

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Canning Classics: Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam

Canning Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam Bright, seasonally ripe berries simply beckon to be canned. When the fruit is abundant from your garden or farm stands, it’s certainly the ideal time to capture that summer sunshine in a jar to enjoy long after the warm weather passes. Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Blueberry Jam utilizes a traditional water […]

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The Essential Guide To Canning Jams & Preserves By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials How To Use A Canner & Preserve Fresh Food Safely Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Party Planning Menu Planning Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess

The Beginners Guide To Water Bath Canning & Home Food Preservation

Canning Essentials The Overview The Beginners Guide To Water Bath Canning & Home Food Preservation This is your introduction into the subject of canning & home food preservation. If you have ever wanted to capture garden fresh produce at it’s peak to enjoy later, food preservation offers you that opportunity. Although it’s not difficult, it […]

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How To Make Classic Blueberry Crisp By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Menu Planning Game Da Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Birmingham, Alabama Party Planning Summer Entertaining

Baking Classics: Blueberry Crisp

Baking Classics The Technique Blueberry Crisp Who loves blueberry crisp? Everyone. It’s one of the most popular summer desserts that we can’t seem to get enough of when the ripe fruit is at it’s peak. Classic Blueberry Crisp is quick to prepare but what makes this particular variation stand out from the crowd is how the […]

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How To Make Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Southern Entertaining Summer Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Party Planning Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Birmingham Alabama. How to Make Blueberry Coulis

Cooking Classics: Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Panna Cotta With Blueberry Coulis Panna Cotta is a cool & creamy dessert with Italian roots that offers an undeniable delicate rich flavor. Generally prepared with cream as the base, other items can be added to enhance the flavor. Panna Cotta is bound by gelatin which opens the door to […]

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