Baking Classics. How To Make Kentucky Style Beaten Biscuits By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Techniques Tutorials Traditional Kentucky Derby Beaten Biscuits. Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Parties Entertaining

Baking Classics: Beaten Biscuits

Baking Classics The Technique Beaten Biscuits Beaten Biscuits are a Kentucky Derby classic with a procedure that dates back to the late 1700’s & they are quite different from traditional southern biscuits. A simple dough is manually fed through a hand cranked biscuit brake or roller attached to a table until the surface blisters & […]

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Rosemary-Jalapeno Apple Chutney By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Southern Socials Recipes Party Planning Menu Planning

Cooking Classics: Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney

Cooking Classics The Relish Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney Chutneys offer bold flavor to a variety of foods lending a sweet-tart contrast to grilled meats, ham & even when paired with cheese selections. Fresh or dried fruits, vegetables or a combination of both make a good base for the highly seasoned relishes. They can be mild or […]

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The Basics. Fresh Rosemary By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Menu Planning

The Basics: Rosemary

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Rosemary Fresh rosemary is a valuable herb in the kitchen as it not only offers bold, distinctive flavor to recipes, it can be used to garnish items beautifully as it holds up well at room temperature for lengthy periods of time. Rosemary’s versatility not only imparts bold flavor to grilled […]

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Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Recipes Party Planning Menu Planning

Spring Entertaining: Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip Kentucky Derby parties should have a menu filled with distinctive taste & Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip certainly fits the bill. The appetizer blends together quickly & when baked in several small ramekins, it can be heated throughout the gathering. Offer a colorful assortment of crudités & crackers for effortless […]

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The Classic Cocktail. Mint Julep. Kentucky Derby By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Techniques Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials & Entertaining Solutions Southern Hostess

Cocktail Classics: The Mint Julep

Cocktail Classics Southern Socials The Mint Julep The official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938, the mint julep carries with it a colorful history. It’s been a favorite cocktail of notable presidents such as Teddy Roosevelt & writers from Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald with each having particular specifications in which they preferred […]

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

Baking Classics: Derby Tartlets

Baking Classics The Technique Derby Tartlets Derby day wouldn’t be complete without serving a chocolate nut pie. The classic dessert originating from Kerns Kitchen in Prospect, Kentucky is a well guarded secret & the irresistible combination of flavors has earned it a spot on many distinguished restaurant menus. The good news is that you can […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Strawberry Shortcake Hat TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry chef Writer Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Party Planning Menu Planning Southern Recipes Southern Hostess Derby Day

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat Kentucky Derby parties become a little sweeter when pound cake graces the menu. It has long been a welcome guest of year round southern celebrations & bridges the generation gap of trendy foods on beautifully set tables decade upon decade. From tomato aspic to congealed salad– balsamic strawberry bruschetta, […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer Kentucky Derby socials are lovely occasions & some of the most lavish the South has to offer. From a collection of classic recipes to carefully curated attire, the fine details should never be excluded. A perfect menu & doning your Sunday Best should be reserved for these ceremonious […]

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Spring Entertaining. Strawberry Shortcake Trifle By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques For Everyday Cooks Cooking & Baking Lessons Tutorials Pastry Chef Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Southern Hostess

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Trifle is a classic English dessert with basic components consisting of vanilla custard, sherry soaked sponge cake, fruit, jam & sweetened whipped cream. Southerners made it their own decades ago by using pound cake with variations that include orange liqueur, assorted seasonal fruits, chocolate & coffee infused creations. […]

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

The Basics: Vanilla Pastry Cream

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Vanilla Pastry Cream Vanilla Pastry Cream is a key component in many dessert applications such as trifle & cream pies. It is the foundation to sweet mousseline creme that can be used to fill a number of pate a choux & puff pastry based confections from eclairs & cream […]

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