How To Select Apples For Baking Pie & Pastry By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Writer Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make Double Crust Apple Pie

The Basics: Apples

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Select Apples For Pie & Pastry Applications  Choosing the right variety of apples for baking can mean the difference between a well-balanced, firm slice of pie to a saturated dough filled with super sweet, mealy applesauce. With a multitude of choices available at the produce stand, it can be […]

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Summer Of Pie: Upper Crust Pie Crust Designs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Editor-in-Chief Author Writer Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To make A Queen Of Hearts Pie Crust

The Basics: Upper Crust Cut Out Design Techniques

Baking & Pastry Essentials The Technique A Quilted Star Upper Crust Design An Americana-style star pattern stands at attention grabbing the hearts of those who love to celebrate our nation’s independence. Layout this upper crust design with a recipe of Buttermilk-Cornmeal Pastry Dough & a few unassuming tools. Miniature cookie cutters are a wonderful source of inspiration when […]

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Summer Of Pie: Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Writer Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Food Stylist Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Author Tailgating Expert Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Pit Cherries How To Make A Heart Pie Crust

Baking Classics: Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie

Baking Classics The Pie Safe Cherry Pie The promise of homemade cherry pie will lure anyone over for a slice. When cherries are abundant the plump, sweet fruit is hard to resist. Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie uses a blend of cherries, raspberries & strawberries to give the filling a bright red hue. Sometimes cherries can turn […]

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The Basics: Fresh Cherries

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Pit Fresh Cherries A thimble to a seamstress is a piping tip to a pastry chef when it comes to pitting a pound or two of bright, sweet lovelies. If you don’t have a cherry pitter, this unassuming tool can complete the task quickly. Fresh cherries are at their […]

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How To Make Beautiful Pie Crust Edges By Rebecca Gordon TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Author Writer Food Stylist Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tailgating Expert Cooking Lessons Cherry Pie Fudge Pie Buttermilk Pie Food & Craft Party Ideas Homemade Pie Crust Pastry Baking

The Basics: Cut Pie Crust Edge Techniques

Baking & Pastry Essentials The Technique  A Queen Of Hearts Pie Crust One of the most effortless ways to add instant style to a pie crust is by adding a decorative edge of cut shapes on the lip of the plate. If you keep the pattern simple, only one recipe of the Buttermilk-Cornmeal Pastry Dough […]

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Rustic Pies: Blackberry-Peach Crostata By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Editor-in-Chief TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Author Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Summer Barbecue Pies & Desserts Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Sports Entertaining Raycom News Network Blackberry Peach Freeform Tart

Baking Classics: Blackberry-Peach Crostata

Baking Classics The Pie Safe Rustic Pies The simplicity of crostatas, gallettes & freeform tarts are some of the best ways to enjoy freshly picked seasonal fruits at their peak. The charm & appeal lies in the natural beauty of how of these rustic pies are prepared with the final presentation letting you know that […]

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Summer Of Pie. Strawberry-Blueberry Hand Pies By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Food Stylist Southern Hostess Writer Author Tailgating Expert Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host Raycom Media WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make Hand Pies

Baking Classics: Strawberry-Blueberry Hand Pies

Baking Classics The Pie Safe Hand Pies A sun-kissed jubilee. Fresh strawberries & blueberries shine bright when cooked with a smidgen of lemon & sweetness. Snuggled under a blanket of crisp, flaky pastry layers, you simply can’t go wrong. If you prefer homemade pastry with a smattering of fresh fruit, hand pies are for you. […]

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Apple- Blueberry Hand pies By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern TV Cooking Personality Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Pastry Chef Writer Author Editor-in-Chief Tide & Tigers Today Tagate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Cooking Lessons How To Food & Craft Party Ideas

Baking & Pastry Classics: Apple-Blueberry Fried Pies

Baking & Pastry Classics The Pie Safe Southern Fried Pies Deep fried pastry dough sandwiched with a small batch of fresh fruit jam means summer is in full swing. Your lips will want to capture every flaky crumb when you bite into these marvelous petite pies. And you know what? If they don’t, that’ll be a […]

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Baking Classics. Buttermilk Pie By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk LIpstick Digital Culinary Photo Journalist

Baking Classics: Honey-Orange Buttermilk Pie

Baking Classics The Pie Safe Buttermilk Pie Buttermilk pie is a southern classic known for its’ distinctively sweet taste. It bakes up like a rich custard & counterbalances the rustic pie crust beautifully. Most traditional recipes are filled with from the farm staples such as eggs, dairy & sugar plus they’re perfumed with a tiny dash […]

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Baking Classics. Buttermilk Fudge Pie By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk LIpstick Digital Culinary Photo Journalist

Baking Classics: Buttermilk Fudge Pie

Baking Classics The Pie Safe Buttermilk Fudge Pie Liberty. A tiny little cottage much like the one described in the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel, is where I first began honing my baking skills. The owner, a kind but eccentric artist, & his German wife had just moved back to the states with their two children […]

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