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Southern Socials. Party Nuts By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Menu Planning Party Logistics & Planning Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist

Spring Entertaining: Party Nuts

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Party Nuts Nut cups have long been a traditional offering when distinctive receptions are in order. Although a combination of your favorites that are simply roasted & salted are always appropriate, updated flavors & nut blends tend to have guests lingering close to a well balanced recipe full of rich flavor. […]

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Country Ham-Fresh Herb Tartlets. Warm Canapes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director

Spring Entertaining: Country Ham-Fresh Herb Cheese Tartlets

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Country Ham-Fresh Herb Cheese Tartlets Warm canapés should be arranged on trays & passed during the cocktail hour. Country Ham-Fresh Herb Cheese Tartlets are flavored with a rich Gournay-style cheese, a bit of cream & eggs. The homemade tartlet shells blend together quickly & can be portioned into standard miniature muffin tins […]

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Cooking Classics. Fresh Herb Gournay-Style Cheese By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Techniques Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials & Entertaining Solutions

Cooking Classics: Gournay-Style Cheese

Cooking Classics The Technique Gournay-Style Cheese Developed in 1957 in Normandy, France, Francois Boursin paid homage to his hometown of Gournay by naming this creamy, herb infused cheese after it. He created the cheese for market due to the overwhelming popularity of those in the region already preparing their own renditions to serve for parties. […]

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Spring Entertaining. The Essential Guide To Making Canapes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials & Entertaining Party Solutions

The Essential Guide To Luncheon Canapés

Spring Entertaining  The Technique The Essential Guide To Luncheon Canapés Traditional luncheon canapés are much like tea sandwiches however many times they’re served open faced on regular sandwich bread or from vegetables made using shapes from cutters. When bread slices are used, a decorative finish usually tops the miniature appetizers in comparison to the tea sandwiches. […]

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Cooking Classics. Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Birmingham Alabama

Cooking Classics: Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp One of the most crowd pleasing recipes to serve guests when entertaining is Lemon-Dill Pickled Shrimp. It’s appropriate for almost any gathering from midday on into the evening pairing well with Pecan Chicken Salad, Pimiento Cheese Tea Sandwiches, Olive-Gorgonzola Truffles, Jalapeño-Cheddar Ham Biscuits, Spinach-Bacon Roasted Potato Salad, Roasted Beet & Carrot […]

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The Basics. Fresh Dill. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Parties & Entertaining Solutions

The Basics: Dill

Cooking Essentials From The Garden  Dill Growning dill in the garden is simple. Place seeds in a sunny location directly in the spot where you would like them to grow as they do not transplant well. One of the benefits of fresh dill is that it’s an herb that self sows which means once the […]

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Spring Entertaining: The Kentucky Derby Party Plate

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Kentucky Derby Party Plate When entertaining, planning a lively party featuring Lemon-Mint Juleps, Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip, classic Beaten Biscuits with country ham & Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney, you know you’re in for a mighty fine time. Parties where mingling is encouraged indicates that buffet style serving will be the most appropriate method […]

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Baking Classics. How To Make Kentucky Style Beaten Biscuits By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Techniques Tutorials Traditional Kentucky Derby Beaten Biscuits. Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Parties Entertaining

Baking Classics: Beaten Biscuits

Baking Classics The Technique Beaten Biscuits Beaten Biscuits are a Kentucky Derby classic with a procedure that dates back to the late 1700’s & they are quite different from traditional southern biscuits. A simple dough is manually fed through a hand cranked biscuit brake or roller attached to a table until the surface blisters & […]

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Rosemary-Jalapeno Apple Chutney By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Southern Socials Recipes Party Planning Menu Planning

Cooking Classics: Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney

Cooking Classics The Relish Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney Chutneys offer bold flavor to a variety of foods lending a sweet-tart contrast to grilled meats, ham & even when paired with cheese selections. Fresh or dried fruits, vegetables or a combination of both make a good base for the highly seasoned relishes. They can be mild or […]

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The Basics. Fresh Rosemary By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Menu Planning

The Basics: Rosemary

Cooking Essentials From The Garden Rosemary Fresh rosemary is a valuable herb in the kitchen as it not only offers bold, distinctive flavor to recipes, it can be used to garnish items beautifully as it holds up well at room temperature for lengthy periods of time. Rosemary’s versatility not only imparts bold flavor to grilled […]

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