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Baking Tutorials. Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Chocolate Cookie Variation

Baking Classics: Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Baking Classics  The Technique  Chocolate Sugar Cookies Chocolate Sugar Cookies are a delicious alternative when it comes to baking a batch of cut out cookie shapes. Cocoa powder provides a rich flavor while omitting the leavening keeps them looking crisp once baked. The dough discs can be prepared in advance, placed in zip-top bags & […]

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Baking Tutorials. Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Pumpkin Spice Variation

Baking Classics: Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies The sweet, scent of a spiced sugar cookie that perfumes the kitchen while baking is your signal that the holidays have arrived. A blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg & allspice provide the familiar taste & can be found in a bottle of pumpkin pie spice. Although fluted […]

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Baking Tutorials. Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Baking & Cooking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

Baking Classics: Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake Special people deserve a special cake & Old Fashioned Caramel Cake certainly fits the bill. This traditional beauty takes many on a trip back to their grandmother’s where a small slice of heaven was waiting for you on a piece of her heirloom china. These cake layers in particular […]

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Baking Tutorials. Italian Cream Cake By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Hostess Modern Southern Socials

Baking Classics: Italian Cream Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Italian Cream Cake My aunt wasn’t much of a cook nor a baker for that matter but she knew other women in the community who were. Staying hungry for the latest trends & donning the most stylish looks didn’t mean my aunt dropped the ball on her duties as hostess. When it was her […]

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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 Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics: Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics The Technique  Horseradish Cream When main dish entrees & lovely party sandwiches are served, Horseradish Cream is a classic sauce that can compliment them beautifully. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Pork Tenderloin become something a bit more special when this simple sauce is served with them. Beyond holiday entertaining, it can be […]

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Holiday Entertaining. Christmas Dinner By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Techniques For Everyday Cooks

The Essential Christmas Dinner Meal Primer

Holiday Entertaining The Timeline The Essential Christmas Dinner 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 festive celebration should run relatively smoothly. Make a list for the day so your beautiful meal can be served hot. A smart […]

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Cooking Tutorials. Bourbon-Orange Baked Ham By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Entertaining TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials

Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Orange Baked Ham

Cooking Classics The Technique How To Prepare Baked Ham Baking a ham is one of the easiest main dish items that can be prepared when entertaining for a large gathering. Whether it’s your first attempt to prepare one or you are a well seasoned cook, everything you need to know in order to serve a […]

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Cooking Classics: Oven Roasted New Potatoes

Cooking Classics The Technique Oven Roasted New Potatoes When I worked in the restaurants, half sheet pans of oven roasted new potatoes were placed on speed racks until it was time to plate lovely meals for service & I may have sampled one or two of them one my way to the bakeshop to whip […]

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Green Beans By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking Lessons Editor-In-Chief Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist

The Basics: Green Beans

Cooking Essentials How To Blanch Green Beans Green Beans Green beans offer valuable benefits nutritionally. An excellent source of fiber & vitamin C, they are low in calories & carbohydrates. When choosing them for purchase, look for blemish free beans with bright color & reject those not up to standard. Since green beans offer lovely […]

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Bourbon-Pecan Honey Butter Mash By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality

Holiday Entertaining: Bourbon-Pecan Honey Butter Mash

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials  Bourbon-Pecan Honey Butter Mash Flavored butters are an ideal way to highlight offerings from the bread basket. Bourbon-Pecan Honey Butter Mash is a delightful blend that pairs well on breakfast specialties such as waffles, pancakes, Buttermilk Biscuits or classic main meal favorites including Cloverleaf Rolls & Brioche Rolls. The good news […]

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