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The Essential Guide To Making Petit Fours By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Food Stylist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials, Party Planning & Entertaining Logistics Buttermilk Sheet Cake

Spring Entertaining: Petite Wedding Cakes

Spring Entertaining  Southern Socials Petite Wedding Cakes Petit fours are appropriate for most any spring gathering large or small as they signify an occasion of importance. Buttermilk Petit Fours can be made in advance & the versatility of portioning the cakes yourself means that the cake can be cut into different shapes or sizes. When […]

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

The Essential Guide To Making Petits Fours

Spring Entertaining  The Technique The Essential Guide To Making Petits Fours The original idea behind the petit four was created during the 19th century in Europe to make smart use of heat during oven cooling. The name translates literally in French to mean “small oven”. When planning parties to honor loved ones in the South, it […]

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Baking Classics. Lemon-Vanilla Madeleines By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining How To Make Southern Style French Madeleines By Rebecca Gordon

Baking Classics: Madeleines

Baking Classics The Technique  Lemon-Vanilla Madeleines  Madeleines are irresistible little French cakes that are baked in a shell shaped pan. They are one of the most recognizable items that can be found in fine bakeshops. Madeleines are best when served warm however I’ve never seen anyone turn one away if that isn’t the case. They […]

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Baking Classics. Derby Tartlets By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials & Entertaining Parties

Baking Classics: Derby Tartlets

Baking Classics The Technique Derby Tartlets Derby day wouldn’t be complete without serving a chocolate nut pie. The classic dessert originating from Kerns Kitchen in Prospect, Kentucky is a well guarded secret & the irresistible combination of flavors has earned it a spot on many distinguished restaurant menus. The good news is that you can […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Strawberry Shortcake Hat TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Pastry chef Writer Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Party Planning Menu Planning Southern Recipes Southern Hostess Derby Day

Spring Entertaining: Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Strawberry Shortcake Derby Hat Kentucky Derby parties become a little sweeter when pound cake graces the menu. It has long been a welcome guest of year round southern celebrations & bridges the generation gap of trendy foods on beautifully set tables decade upon decade. From tomato aspic to congealed salad– balsamic strawberry bruschetta, […]

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Cooking & Baking Classics. Vanilla Pastry Cream By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Writer Food Stylist Photographer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining

The Basics: Vanilla Pastry Cream

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Vanilla Pastry Cream Vanilla Pastry Cream is a key component in many dessert applications such as trifle & cream pies. It is the foundation to sweet mousseline creme that can be used to fill a number of pate a choux & puff pastry based confections from eclairs & cream […]

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The Basics. Fresh Mint By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick A Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Modern Southern Socials Game Day Tailgating & Entertaining Food Stylist Writer

The Basics: Fresh Mint

Cooking & Baking Essentials From The Garden Fresh Mint When I order dessert in a restaurant, it is with great anticipation & expectation of something marvelous. Seeing how others take a similar set of ingredients, break them down then build them into something uniquely their own is a pleasure & presentation is everything. Fresh mint […]

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Baking Classics: Lemon-Blueberry Tea Bread

Baking Classics The Technique Lemon-Blueberry Tea Bread Lemons & blueberries have long been a classic combination of flavors to use in recipe applications, particularly when folded into baked goods. One of my favorite cakes that I have ever made was a wedding cake prepared with a lemon scented batter & a luscious blueberry-lemon filling. It […]

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Baking Classics. Fresh Lemon Glaze 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 Modern Southern Socials

Southern Recipe Classic: Fresh Lemon Glaze

Southern Recipe Classic Southern Socials Fresh Lemon Glaze Sunny citrus elevates breakfast breads, muffins & cakes beautifully by providing just the right accessory to be included for an array of spring socials. Drizzle it over dessert classics such as Buttermilk Pound Cake or add bright punch to a tea bread classic, Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Bread. Learn how […]

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Cooking Classics. Fresh Lemon Glaze By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand How To Make Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Bread Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Baking Classics: Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Bread

Baking Classics The Technique Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Bread Tea bread has long been a traditional offering when southern style entertaining is in order. The batter can be blended quickly & portioned into a loaf pan making it simple to slice & serve guests. Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Bread is a sunny blend of flavors […]

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