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The Basics: Chantilly Cream

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Technique Chantilly Cream Sweetened whipped cream makes any dessert simply shine. Strawberry shortcake, beautifully handcrafted pie slices & banana pudding wouldn’t fetch any compliments without billowy clouds floating over the surface of each. Chantilly Cream is simply sweetened whipped cream with a little vanilla extract added to it. It can […]

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The Basics: Fresh Citrus Zest

Cooking & Baking Essentials  The Technique How To Zest Fresh Citrus The thin outer portion of a piece of citrus holds such gold & when added to recipes, just a tiny bit can truly take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Removing the zest should be a quick process if the right tools are used & […]

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Baking Classics. Toasted Coconut Cake 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 Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Parties Southern Recipes How To Toast Coconut. Toasted Coconut Cake With Toasted Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

The Basics: Sweetened Flaked Coconut

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Sweetened Flaked Coconut Spring is the perfect time of year to feature coconut in a variety of recipes for special occasions. Right out of the package, stir it into cake batters, pastry cream or frosting for a distinctive flavor. But to really give your signature creations a lift, lightly […]

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How To Make American Buttercream By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess

The Basics: American Buttercream

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique American Buttercream A good frosting recipe that you can count on for a number of occasions should be in every recipe box. They often times serve to springboard creativity in the kitchen when a baker feels inspired to experiment with new techniques & flavors. Buttermilk, coconut milk & whipping […]

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Baking Classics: Peach Melba Crisp With Cornmeal Streusel

Baking Classics The Technique Peach Melba Crisp A short drive to Chilton County for fresh peach ice cream and a basket or two of the local specialty welcomes summer without effort in Alabama. Not too far behind are easy supper desserts that grace our tables. Sweetened fruit baked with crumbly toppings are a wonderful way […]

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The Basics: Fondant Honeysuckle Blooms

Baking & Pastry Essentials The Technique Fondant Honeysuckle Blooms When the sweet scent of honeysuckle perfumes breezy porches, you can’t help but smile a little knowing spring is settling in to share all of its’ glorious freshly snipped gifts. Azalea, dogwood & hydrangea blossoms are soon to fall in line with perfect pitch. As the petals open so do […]

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Recipe Fundamentals… Etc

BUTTERMILK LIPSTICK A culinary & entertaining instructional magazine featuring cooking & baking techniques & tutorials for everyone 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 […]

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