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

Cooking Classics: Country Ham With Red Eye Gravy

Cooking Classics The Technique  Country Ham With Red Eye Gravy Smoked, dry salt cured & aged country hams have a distinctive flavor that make them an irresistible classic ideal for the breakfast table & beyond. They can be purchased in a variety of cooked & uncooked stages. Some are ready to be sliced & served […]

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The Essential Guide To Breakfast Classics

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Breakfast Table The Essential Guide To Breakfast Classics A new year signals an opportunity to learn how to hone your skills in the kitchen. Breakfast specialties are some of the most simple meals to prepare but knowing the proper techniques are key to achieving the desired results. Over the next […]

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New Year's Day Menu By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Editorial Director Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: New Year’s Day Gatherings

Holiday Entertaining  Southern Socials New Year’s Day Gatherings Celebrate the year ahead by offering guests traditional dishes filled with the comforting favorites southerners have come to expect on New Years Day. If luck is what you seek, Hoppin’ John featuring seasoned  black eyed peas served over rice will do the trick while many will opt for an […]

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Cooking Tutorials. Collard Greens By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Classic Collard Greens. Cooking & baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks. Editorials Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Cooking Classics: A Mess Of Greens

Cooking Classics The Technique Classic Collard Greens Well seasoned greens make the cooler months more bearable for southerners. The time & care a good cook takes to make certain they are prepared just so can be savored in the first taste. Classic Collard Greens are a long standing tradition served on New Year’s Day as […]

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Cooking Tutorials. How To Prepare Classic Collard Greens 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 Modern Southern Socials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining

The Basics: Collard Greens

Cooking Essentials  How To Prepare Collard Greens For Cooking Applications Collard Greens Collard greens are a vegetable southerners can rely on in the winter months as they thrive in bright light & our moderate temperatures. If a cold snap does hit, the leaves can withstand the elements well below the freezing point & the taste, […]

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

Cooking Classics: Hoppin’ John

Cooking Classics The Technique Hoppin’ John Hoppin’ John is a humble dish of cowpeas, dried local field peas, & rice originating from the Lowcountry. Traditionally, it was a prepared as a one dish meal that was a bit on the dry side however more modern renditions call for black eyed peas & instruct to serve […]

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Cooking Tutorials. Black Eyed Peas. How To Soak Dried Peas & Beans By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Cuinary & Entertaining Brand Editor-In-Chief Practical Culinary Solutions For Everyday Cooks Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

The Basics: Dried Black Eyed Peas

Cooking Essentials  How To Soak Dried Black Eyed Peas For Cooking Applications Dried Black Eyed Peas Many consumers add black eyed peas to New Year’s Day menus as they traditionally represent luck & fortune for the upcoming year but they also offer valuable health benefits as they are a good source of potassium, iron & fiber. […]

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The Basics: Long Grain White Rice

Cooking Essentials The Technique Long Grain White Rice  Rice is classified into long grain, medium & short grain varieties. Depending on which type of rice you choose to cook will determine the texture & best application for that particular variety. Long grain white rice has traditionally been the most popular type of rice consumers choose […]

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Baking Lessons: Drop Cookies. Pecan-Oat Double Chip Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Baking & Cooking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer Photographer TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Baking Classics: Pecan-Oat Double Chip Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Pecan-Oat Double Chip Cookies Pecan-Oat Double Chip Cookies are one of my very favorite creations from way back offering a decadent bakery-style quality to them. Toasted pecans & good-for-you oats are ground in the food processor before adding them to the dough for an underlying richness beyond the standard chocolate chip drop cookie. […]

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

Baking Classics: Gingerbread Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookies When I was little, the holidays weren’t complete until several dozen gingerbread cookies had been baked. Some of them were pipped with Royal Icing so candies could be attached as buttons. Others were pierced before baking so they could be thread with ribbon & hung on the tree. […]

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