Easy Chocolate Layer Cake Rebecca Gordon Tailgate Buttermilk Lipstick rebeccagordon buttermilklipstick

Homestyle Classics: Buttermilk Chocolate Layer Cake

Southern Favorite Butter. Buttermilk. Chocolate. Cake. Coffee… A lot of passion represented. Our grandmother’s are the very best cake makers. Many times simple layer cakes were prepared for humble occasions. 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 […]

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the 411 {on recipes 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 […]

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fast recipes

{host a} do drop in

{pull together a casual get together any night of the week… truly} the essentials good {southern-ish} fare offer a selection of crostini, sliced artisan bread, freshly baked hot biscuits & crackers that can be filled, spread, or topped with an array of yummies pimiento cheese * maytag blue cheese * manchego sliced home-baked ham red […]

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foo dog lamp

{season with} salt & pepper

to taste 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 {unavailable but still coveting} {music to your […]

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Empire Rug

mad for chocolate mint

two scoops, please 1.) DL Rhein Zebra Chocolate Pillow 2.) Marc by Marc Jacobs Army Watch {delicious} 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 […]

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southern veg plate staple {mac & cheese}

the basics the recipe Macaroni and Cheese Makes 8 to 10 servings Total time: about 55 minutes, give or take a few {expect my take, sans eggs, to be creamy as opposed to its custard-based counterpart} 1 (16-oz.) package cavatappi pasta (it’s also sold as corkscrew & cellentani pasta) 1 (8-oz.) block extra sharp white […]

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{lemon} zest for life

add a little sunshine to 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 {affordable happiness} {music to your ears: “The […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies with Buttermilk Glaze RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLIpstick

milk & cookies: southern conversations

Valentine’s Day timeless southern tea bread… meet sugar cookie cut-outs Lemon-Poppy Seed Cookies With Buttermilk Glaze makes 8-ish (4-inch) cookies here’s what you do one beat these ingredients w/ an electric stand mixer until creamy & smooth 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1/2 tsp vanilla two add these ingredients […]

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hello, my friends! It’s so great to see you here…

And 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 […]

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glitter makes the world go ’round

Something completely delicious coming soon… patience, my friends. I’ve been waiting for you, too. download it “I Will Wait” Mumford & Sons {watch the video on YouTube… video & song uploaded by MumfordAndSonsVEVO} Be sweet.

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