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Simple Style: Fresh Scallops

Catch Them Before They re Gone 1.) Nanette Lepore Scallop Runway Clutch 2.) Chloe Ballet Flats 3.) Pique Scalloped Shams 4.) Gianna Rose Peacock Soaps 5.) Trina Turk Embroidered Pillow 6.) Scalloped Craft Punch 7.) Recipe Box 8.) Martha Stewart Scalloped Cake Stand and Dome 9.) Kate Spade Ikeda Collar Necklace The Tune “Sara” Stevie Nicks & […]

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Baking Tutorials: How To Make A Chocolate Layer Cake By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Food Stylist Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining TV Cooking Personality Writer

Baking Classics: Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Chocolate Cake  Our grandmother’s are the very best cake makers. Many times simple layer cakes were prepared for humble occasions as dessert was indulged in regularly after supper & on a weeknight no less. The entire family would sit patiently for the first slice to be cut at the table much like […]

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The Recipe Box. Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess

Recipe Fundamentals… Etc

I’m an artisan home cook. You’ll find some quick recipes here, but sometimes, your cooking needs a little heart and time to make it taste good, even when it’s the most basic of recipes. Have you ever heard the saying, you have to love the food in order for it to taste good— it’s so true! […]

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Simple Style: Black & White

Black & White Style 1.) Foo Dog Table Lamp 2.) Salt Eyeglasses 3.) Hamilton Beach Coffee Grinder {how serious cooks grind pepper} 4.) Lihit Memo Pad 5.) Z Gallery Portofino Pavilion 6.) Kate Spade Handbag 7.) Kate Spade Bow Belt 8.) Rustoleum {instant lacquer-looking finish} 9.) Tory Burch Fox Loafer The Tune “Four Seasons” Vivaldi […]

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Simple Style: Chocolate Mint

Scoop These Pretties Up 1.) DL Rhein Zebra Chocolate Pillow 2.) Marc by Marc Jacobs Army Watch 3.) Diane Von Furstenberg Bikini 4.) Essie Nail Polish in Pretty Edgy 5.) John McLeod Walnut Cutting Board 6.) Elena Mint Ring by Towne & Reese 7.) Callebaut Couveture 8.) Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap 9.) Mary McDonald’s Empire Stripe […]

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Simple Style: Lemon Zest

A Little Sunshine For Your Everyday  1.) Nixon Watch 2.) Prada Sunglasses 3.) Kate Spade iPhone Case 4.) Alexander McQueen Snake-Skin Clutch {dreaming here} 5.) Jill Rosenwald Vase 6.) Adidas Adizero Feather Running Shoes 7.) Cycle Force Tour de France Bike 8.) Microplane Grater 9.) Poppin Stapler The Tune “Fine & Mellow” Billie Holiday Be […]

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Rebecca Gordon

Welcome! I’ve been expecting you…

It’s the little things in life that count most. I believe the ordinary days are the most beautiful. I want you to drop by unannounced whenever you’d like as good friends often do. I’m here to share with you all of the things I’m so deeply passionate about like the recipes that make you want […]

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