Spring Entertaining. The Essential Guide To Making Canapes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials & Entertaining Party Solutions

The Essential Guide To Luncheon Canapés

Spring Entertaining  The Technique The Essential Guide To Luncheon Canapés Traditional luncheon canapés are much like tea sandwiches however many times they’re served open faced on regular sandwich bread or from vegetables made using shapes from cutters. When bread slices are used, a decorative finish usually tops the miniature appetizers in comparison to the tea sandwiches. […]

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Cooking Classics. Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp One of the most crowd pleasing recipes to serve guests when entertaining is Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp. It’s appropriate for almost any gathering from midday on into the evening pairing well with Pecan Chicken Salad, Pimiento Cheese Tea Sandwiches, Olive-Gorgonzola Truffles, Jalapeño-Cheddar Ham Biscuits, Spinach-Bacon Roasted Potato Salad, Roasted Beet & Carrot […]

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The Basics. Fresh Dill. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Parties & Entertaining Solutions

The Basics: Dill

Cooking Essentials From The Garden  Dill Growning dill in the garden is simple. Place seeds in a sunny location directly in the spot where you would like them to grow as they do not transplant well. One of the benefits of fresh dill is that it’s an herb that self sows which means once the […]

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Cooking Classics. Classic Lemon Curd By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Birmingham, Alabama Editorial Director

Cooking Classics: Lemon Curd

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon Curd Tart & tangy lemon curd is a simple pleasure that’s relatively effortless to prepare. Using fresh lemons, the zest & the juice, will offer a clean flavor that cannot be replicated compared to commercial jars. The procedure is straightforward & in order to make a good recipe, the mixture […]

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Baking Classics. Strawberry-Lemon Pavlova By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Birmingham Alabama

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry-Lemon Pavlova

Spring Entertaining  Southern Socials Strawberry-Lemon Pavlova Pavlovas are a meringue based dessert that can be shaped any number of ways. The mixture can be portioned on a parchment paper-lined half sheet pan into a 9-inch circle then pressed in the center to create an indentation. Once baked, it can be filled with Classic Lemon Curd, […]

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The Basics. Meringue Shells By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Meringue Shells

Baking Essentials The Technique Meringue Shells Meringue Shells can be used for a number of delicious dessert combinations. No more than beaten egg whites sweetened with a little sugar, the mixture is piped over parchment paper & then an indentation formed in the center. Once baked, the crisp morsel can be filled with all sorts […]

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Baking Classics. Lemon-Vanilla Madeleines By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining How To Make Southern Style French Madeleines By Rebecca Gordon

Baking Classics: Madeleines

Baking Classics The Technique  Lemon-Vanilla Madeleines  Madeleines are irresistible little French cakes that are baked in a shell shaped pan. They are one of the most recognizable items that can be found in fine bakeshops. Madeleines are best when served warm however I’ve never seen anyone turn one away if that isn’t the case. They […]

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The Profile. Dortmund Climbing Rose. Antique Rose Varieties. Entertaining. Kentucky Derby Flower Arrangements Heirloom Sugar & Creamer Vases By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Techniques For Everyday Cooks cooking & Baking Tutorials Tv Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Photographer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess

Spring Entertaining: Heirloom Roses

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Heirloom Roses If you have a great love for antiques & grow your own flowers, old roses should be planted in the garden. Many times the varieties preferred hold some sort of sentimental value as your grandmother may have had that same rose in her own collection. Two of my favorite […]

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The Profile. Vintage Salt Cellars By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Menu Planning Southern Recipes Southern Hostess Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama

The Profile: Vintage Salt Cellars

Entertaining Essentials Southern Socials Vintage Salt Cellars Vintage salt cellars are true gems. Many are crafted from cut glass & accompanied with a miniature heirloom silver spoon although the medium can vary. Those made from metal often times have an etched design over the surface for a lovely finish & quality to them. They can […]

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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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