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holiday classics: peppercorn beef tenderloin & fresh herb relish

Holiday Entertaining Special Occasions graceful tables deserve an equally lavish meal Once you find out how easy a beef tenderloin is to prepare, you may trade that weekly family meal out for great expectations at home. Every. Single. Time. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin With Fresh Herb Relish & Horseradish Cream makes 10 servings 1 {4-lb to […]

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How To Make Gravy RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Thanksgiving Sides Christmas

holiday classics: turkey gravy

Holiday Entertaining Southern Favorite Cake & icing. Peas & carrots. Donnie & Marie. Turkey & gravy. Do not under any circumstances forget the gravy. Turkey Gravy makes about 2 1/2 cups Expect to have approximately 2 1/2 to 3 cups of turkey drippings.  Make up the difference with chicken broth, if necessary. 3 Tbsp butter […]

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How To Slow Cooker Turkey RebeccaGordon

holiday classics: herb roasted turkey with gravy

Holiday Entertaining Slow Cooker Magic free up valuable oven space for a perfectly orchestrated holiday meal Forget basting. Fumbling around for drippings to splash over the bird & the oven door every 30 minutes… Loosing valuable heat & cook time is, well, for the birds. Singed mascara coated lashes with a timely steambath? No ma’am. […]

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Rudolph Chip Clips RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Christmas Holiday crafts gifts party ideas southern hostess

reindeer games: rudolph gift clips

Holiday Craft Rudolph Gift Clips customize Christmas giving with easy-to-make reindeer cheer Draw two long lines using a fine brown permanent marker onto wooden clips. Add smaller lines to resemble antlers. Pop in a couple of circles using a white paint pen & allow to dry. Add a dot in the center of each white […]

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reindeer games: festive rudolph sweets

Holiday Food Craft Festive Rudolph Sweets Christmas nibbles need not be complicated. Offer simple suave sweets at your next Christmas gathering for on-the-spot smiles. Prepare a batch of Royal Icing & tint with a dab of black food coloring paste. Fill a piping bag with the Royal Icing fit with a no. 2 tip. Pipe two rows of loose […]

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reindeer games: dashing rudolph pops

Holiday Food Craft Dashing Rudolph Reindeer Pops Mini salted caramel moon pies make celebrating the holidays easy, festive & fun. Set aside a table for children to craft their own at your next open house. Separate one of the cookies using a paring knife. Secure a wooden coffee stirring stick to the interior of the […]

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southern favorite: the ultimate pecan pie

Holiday Entertaining Easy. As. Pie. The ingredients are simple enough. Pecans. Brown Sugar. Butter. Vanilla. Eggs. Corn Syrup. Salt. … Honey-kissed for good measure. Refrigerated piecrust makes a prized indulgence about as effortless as it gets. If only homemade flaky goodness will do by all means substitute your favorite crust recipe. The secrets to this […]

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holiday classics: old-fashioned cornbread dressing

Holiday Entertaining Southern Favorite Really good dressing is an essential component to many holiday gatherings. It is the solid foundation for which the carved bird is laid to rest. The rest is simply gravy. Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing makes 12 servings 1 recipe Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread 2 cups soft bread crumbs 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 […]

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holiday classics: southern squash casserole

Holiday Entertaining We Are A Casserole Peoples Although seasonally it doesn’t quite add it up, you’d better believe many Southerns expect the iconic casserole on the bountiful table. Step aside acorn, butternut & spaghetti because summer yellow squash stars front & center in this holiday favorite. The wonderful thing about traditions is that they are yours to make […]

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How To Make Your Own Christmas Tree Ornaments rebeccagordon southern hostess buttermilklipstick holiday 2015

handcrafted cheer: mason jar wreath ornaments

Holiday Crafts Trim The Tree sprinkle joy throughout your home with a sweet & simple round of applause Mason Jar Wreaths Leave about a 3-inch piece of ribbon at the point of where you begin. Wrap ribbon around Mason jar lids covering all of the metal. Tie a knot with the overhang of ribbon. Snip […]

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