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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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Fresh & Modern Coffee Service Ice Vanilla Latte Spring Entertaining Baking Classics. Langues de Chat Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Spring Entertaining Cookies Birmingham Alabama

Spring Entertaining: Iced Vanilla Latte

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  Iced Vanilla Latte Coffee service should reflect a more modern approach when entertaining & the same delicious flavor combinations that perk at your local coffee house will certainly appeal to guests who have grown accustom to bolder brews, spices & other stir ins. Creating a fresh style of serving good coffee […]

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Baking Classics. Langues de Chat Cookies By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Spring Entertaining Cookies Birmingham Alabama

Baking Classics: Langues-de-Chat

Baking Classics The Technique Langues-de-Chat Langues-de-Chat are classic French butter cookies with crisp golden edges perfect to serve when entertaining. The cookie name refers to the shape which translates literally to “cat’s tongue” as once they are piped & baked, that is exactly what they resemble. A little orange zest lightly scents this particular version […]

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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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Lovely Charm. Peony Yard Clippings By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking & Lifestyle Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Southern Hostess Menu Planning Party Planning Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality

Spring Entertaining: Peonies

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials Peonies Peonies are prized for their sweet fragrance & large blooms. They make wonderful bridal bouquets & centerpieces when entertaining. Bright white varieties are my favorite however there are many colors available from soft pinks & lilac to radiant reds & coral. Relatively drought tolerant, peonies can be used in mass […]

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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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