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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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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