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Baking Tutorials. Classic Cheesecake With Sugared Fresh Cranberries By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Editorial Director Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

Holiday Entertaining: Christmas Dessert Garnishes

Holiday Entertaining Southern Socials Christmas Dessert Garnishes Beautiful holiday sweets deserve simple yet eye-catching garnishes to make memorable gatherings more festive & special. Fresh fruits slices, berries, herbs & chocolate curls are festive ways to dress homemade confections. Line sprigs of rosemary & thyme around the base of cake stands. The greenery not only adds […]

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Baking Tutorials. Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Bars By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Editorial Director Baking & Pastry Tutorials Pastry Chef Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

The Basics: Chocolate Ganache

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Chocolate Ganache Chocolate ganache can be prepared a variety of ways & used in many applications in the bake shop. When you learn how to use the ratios, many fine confections can be handcrafted in your very own kitchen. This particular type of ganache is perfect for finishing applications […]

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Baking Tutorials. How To Melt Chocolate For Recipe Applications By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaning Brand

The Basics: Chocolate

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Melt Chocolate  Chocolate Chocolate morsels are ideal for melting as no additional prep work is needed before using them. Just be certain to start with a quality brand for the best results. Conversely, chocolate can be chopped using a chef knife from a larger bar. The important note is […]

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Cooking Tutorials: Bourbon Pecan Praline Sauce. How To Make Caramel Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Food Stylist Pastry Chef Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials TV Cooking Personality

Cooking Classics: Bourbon Praline Sauce

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon Praline Sauce Once a basic Caramel Sauce has been established, Bourbon Praline Sauce can emerge. The iconic flavors of the traditional praline candy can be found in this delightful sauce complete with a little festive spirit. It can be used to highlight a variety of your favorite confections from Buttermilk […]

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The Basics. Caramel Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk LIpstick Culinary & Entertaning Brand Practical Cooking & Baking Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials

The Basics: Caramel Sauce

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Caramel Sauce Caramel Sauce is one of those treats that no one can seem to resist. It’s important to use quality ingredients in order to make one with exceptional taste. Basically, caramel is a sugar & water solution that is cooked until the liquid evaporates & the sugar syrup […]

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Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Pecans By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand 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

The Basics: Pecans

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Toast Pecans Pecans From September through November, the pecan harvest is underway & just in time for some of our favorite recipe applications. The warm, toasty notes bridge the seasons with end of summer fruit selections as found in Crowning Jewel Bourbon-Pecan Peach Pie so that they can then stand alone […]

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Baking & pastry Essentials: How To Make Streusel Topping By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Techniques For Everyday Cooks Editorial director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Southern Hostess Game Day entertaining Modern Southern Socials

The Basics: Pecan Streusel

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Technique How To Prepare Pecan Streusel Baked goods topped with a crisp, crumbly streusel are real gems & the extra effort used to prepare them always pays off. Streusel blends can be made a variety of different ways however the basic ingredients used to prepare them do not vary all […]

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Peaches: Peeling, Slicing, Pitting By Rebecca Gordon Editor-in-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Writer Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Cooking Lessons Author Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 How To Make Peach Slab Pie

The Basics: Fresh Peaches

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Peel, Pit & Slice Peaches Fresh Peaches From mid-May through the end of August, baskets of fuzzy, ripe peaches grace our produce stands across the South. You should certainly have a plan as to how you would like to best enjoy this delicious fruit. Clingstone varieties are the first to emerge […]

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How To Make Lattice Pie Crust Designs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Writer Food Stylist Author Pastry Chef Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Cooking Lessons Tide & tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Sports Entertaining How To Make Peach Pie How To Make Pie Crust

The Basics: A Lesson In Lattice

Baking & Pastry Essentials The Technique A Lattice Pie Crust Design Lattice patterns can be created by weaving together a chosen medium to form a grid. Generally, the idea refers to garden elements such as trellises made from lumber but the same approach can be replicated in the kitchen when making a scrumptious lattice topped […]

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How To Select Apples For Baking Pie & Pastry By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Writer Birmingham Alabama Southern Hostess Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons How To Make Double Crust Apple Pie

The Basics: Apples

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Select Apples For Pie & Pastry Applications  Choosing the right variety of apples for baking can mean the difference between a well-balanced, firm slice of pie to a saturated dough filled with super sweet, mealy applesauce. With a multitude of choices available at the produce stand, it can be […]

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