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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Baking Tutorials. Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Buttermilk-Vanilla Glaze

The Basics: Holiday Cookie Decorating

Baking & Pastry Essentials The Technique How To Decorate Holiday Cookies Decorating cookies during the holidays is such a special way to spend time with friends & family in the kitchen. A few dozen Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookies, Classic Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Sugar Cookies or Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies become something magical when dipped in Buttermilk-Vanilla Glaze. […]

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Southern Entertaining Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Baking Tutorial TV Cooking Personality Holiday Cookies How To Make Sugar Cookies Southern Hostess Southern Baking Pastry Chef Baking Tutorial

Baking Classics: Sugar Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Classic Sugar Cookies A good sugar cookie should leave a trail of granules about the space in which it was consumed. In the truest form, these cookies are finished the old-fashioned way with the standard but can be decorated however you so please for a fresh, modern look. Choose wild colors or […]

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Baking Tutorials. Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Chocolate Cookie Variation

Baking Classics: Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Baking Classics  The Technique  Chocolate Sugar Cookies Chocolate Sugar Cookies are a delicious alternative when it comes to baking a batch of cut out cookie shapes. Cocoa powder provides a rich flavor while omitting the leavening keeps them looking crisp once baked. The dough discs can be prepared in advance, placed in zip-top bags & […]

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Baking Tutorials. Classic Sugar Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Holiday Entertaining Game Day Tailgating Pumpkin Spice Variation

Baking Classics: Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies The sweet, scent of a spiced sugar cookie that perfumes the kitchen while baking is your signal that the holidays have arrived. A blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg & allspice provide the familiar taste & can be found in a bottle of pumpkin pie spice. Although fluted […]

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

Baking Classics: Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Old-Fashioned Caramel Cake Special people deserve a special cake & Old Fashioned Caramel Cake certainly fits the bill. This traditional beauty takes many on a trip back to their grandmother’s where a small slice of heaven was waiting for you on a piece of her heirloom china. These cake layers in particular […]

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

Baking Classics: Italian Cream Cake

Baking Classics The Technique Italian Cream Cake My aunt wasn’t much of a cook nor a baker for that matter but she knew other women in the community who were. Staying hungry for the latest trends & donning the most stylish looks didn’t mean my aunt dropped the ball on her duties as hostess. When it was her […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Dinner

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials Christmas Dinner Holiday gatherings deserve special attention & planning a beautiful meal for guests is manageable with a little forethought. A lovely Christmas dinner menu includes a blend of simple & more involved recipes. However, knowing what can be prepared ahead of time will have the event running more smoothly. Peppercorn […]

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Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials Cooking Classics. How To Prepare Beef Tenderloin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics: Horseradish Cream

Cooking Classics The Technique  Horseradish Cream When main dish entrees & lovely party sandwiches are served, Horseradish Cream is a classic sauce that can compliment them beautifully. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Pork Tenderloin become something a bit more special when this simple sauce is served with them. Beyond holiday entertaining, it can be […]

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