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The Basics. Pine Nuts Pignolias By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Party Menus Southern Entertaining RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Pignolias

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Pignolias Pine nuts have long been a staple in Mediterranean recipes. They may be served on antipasto platters with marinated cheese, roasted vegetables & bread or added to appetizer classics such as Rosemary-Pine Nut Olive Tapenade. Modern side dishes including Farro-Pine Nut Tabbouleh Salad & Kale-Orange Panzanella Salad benefit tremendously from them […]

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The Basics. Olive Oil By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining Party Menus RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Olive Oil

Cooking Essentials  The Technique Olive Oil Olive oil offers good flavor & versatility when cooking & entertaining. It may be used to season dishes or sauté vegetables for soups, side dishes & entrees but it also may accompany homemade bread for dipping in place of butter. Extra virgin olive oil in particular has long been […]

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Southern Entertaining The Basics. Ditalini Pasta Classic Italian Recipes By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials How To Cook Pasta

The Basics: Ditalini

Cooking Essentials The Technique Ditalini Ditalini noodles are a petite pasta style ideal to use in soups. They may be added to them about 8 minutes before the cook time is up or boiled separately & tossed in just before serving to keep the noodles from over expanding. I prefer the latter method when I […]

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The Essential Guide To Classic Italian Recipes

Cooking Classics The Technique The Essential Guide To Classic Italian Recipes Getting family meals on the table that taste great & appeal to a wide variety of palates is no easy feat. However, with a bit of planning & forethought, you can create recipes & meals that may be prepared whether entertaining beckons or quality […]

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How To French Prime Rib How To Make Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Roast By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality Modern Party Menus Recipes Cooking & Baking Techniques Birmingham Alabama How To Make Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Roast By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques

Cooking Classics: Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Roast

Cooking Classics The Technique Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Roast A standing rib roast is one of the most straightforward beef recipes that may be served to guests when entertaining. It makes a beautiful focal point to holiday meals & pairs well with a variety of sides from Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Classic Potato Gratin to Lemon-Thyme […]

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Moonshine Mustard Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials How To Make Reduction Sauces Sauces For Beef & Pork Holiday Entertaining Christmas Dinner Party Menus & Recipes RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

Cooking Classics: Moonshine Mustard Sauce

Cooking Classics The Technique Moonshine Mustard Sauce  When main dish entrees are front & center on entertaining menus, Moonshine Mustard Sauce is a classic that compliments them beautifully. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Pork Tenderloin become something a bit more special when this simple sauce is served with them. Beyond holiday entertaining, it can be […]

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How To Make A Bechamel Sauce By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality

The Basics: Béchamel Sauce

Cooking Essentials The Technique Béchamel Sauce A Béchamel Sauce is one of the five classic French mother sauces. A light roux is prepared by combining butter & flour & the technique is complete before any browning of the flour occurs. Milk or cream is then added whilst whisking vigorously over the heat. As the mixture […]

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Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Tailgating Entertaining Menu By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Football Party Recipes Crafts Appetizer Dips Flowers Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Gameday Recipes Handcrafted Desserts Pastry Baking Tutorials Culinary Classics How To DIY Tailgate Party At Home Entertaining Ideas Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham

The Essential Christmas Dinner Entertaining Primer

Holiday Entertaining  Southern Socials The Essential Christmas Dinner Entertaining Primer  Hosting holiday gatherings offers endless menu possibilities. The selection of recipes should most certainly showcase seasonal produce coupled with traditional fare guests have grown to expect. Festive party fare filled with bold, fresh flavors that can be prepared ahead then chilled, baked, roasted or warmed […]

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The Basics: Fresh Ginger Root

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Fresh Ginger Root Freshly grated ginger may be used in a variety of ways from adding wonderful flavor to baked goods & sweets to elevating soups sides & main dish entrees. Although it does flower, it is the rhizome that may be peeled & grated for recipe applications. Aside […]

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Cooking & Baking Tutorials. Thanksgiving Meal Primer & Timeline By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Practical Culinary Solutions For Everyday Cooks Baking & Cooking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality Game Day Entertaining Holiday Socials Modern Southern Entertaining

The 2018 Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Planning Guide

Holiday Entertaining The Timeline The 2018 Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Planning Guide With Thanksgiving preparations well underway, a bit of savvy guidance will prove to pay off when dinner is served. Join me this morning on WBRC Good Day Alabama from 7am to 9am as I will be sharing valuable pointers & executing the menu featured in Rebecca Gordon’s […]

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