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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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Kale & Orange Panzanella Salad 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 Entertaining Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef Birmingham Alabama

Winter Entertaining: Panzanella Salad

Winter Entertaining Southern Socials Panzanella Salad Panzanella salads are typically served during the summer months when tomatoes & basil are plentiful but they may just as easily feature seasonal ingredients of the moment. The Tuscan based chopped salad makes smart use of stale bread which is typically the main component with pantry staples such as […]

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The Basics. How To Section An Orange By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Party Menus Game Day Entertaining Birmingham Alabama TV Cooking Personality Pastry Chef

The Basics: How To Section An Orange

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Section An Orange Citrus has always been good at stepping up in the winter months to not only provide fresh flavor to recipes but the bright color may be relied on to perk up the plate as well. Fresh oranges make recipes glow. Use the juice in a Fresh Orange Glaze to […]

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

The Basics: Kale

Cooking Essentials The Technique Kale  Kale is a leafy green member of the cabbage family that can be relied on in the winter months to provide valuable nutrition during meal time. It offers a faint bitter flavor to salads, sides & main dish recipes. Although available year round from your local market, kale is grown & […]

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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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The Basics. Dried Cannelini Beans. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Age Day Entertaining Pastry Chef RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama

The Basics: Cannellini Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique Cannellini Beans Cannellini beans may be served by themselves or cooked & added to a variety of recipes from soups & stews to main dishes. Puree them with a bit of olive oil & fresh lemon juice, then season the beans further & you have created a delicious appetizer that may […]

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The Basics. Gruyere Cheese. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick How To Use & Grate Gruyere Cheese In Recipes RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern Socials Parties Holiday Entertaining Cooking With Gruyere Cheese

The Basics: Gruyère

Cooking Essentials The Technique Gruyère Gruyère cheese is widely known for its’ pungent taste notes when added to recipes. It imparts bold flavor to simple foods from potatoes & grits to pastas & sauces. Prepared from cow’s milk, gruyère contains about 40% fat & boasts Swiss origins. It’s a compact, hard cheese with semi-soft qualities […]

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How To Make Potato Gratin Cooking Classics. Classic Potato Gratin By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining Birmingham Alabama Pastry Chef Writer TV Cooking Personality

Cooking Classics: Potato Gratin

Cooking Classics The Technique Potato Gratin Classic Potato Gratin is a side ideal to serve guests for a variety occasions & it pairs particularly well with beef. Although the most traditional recipes instruct to layer raw, thinly sliced potatoes in the dish, I find that boiling them briefly ensures they will be throughly cooked in […]

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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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How To Make Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts The Basics. Brussel Sprouts By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining How To Cook & Prepare Brussel Sprouts Holiday Entertaining RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick Southern Hostess Southern Entertaining

Cooking Classics: Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Cooking Classics The Technique Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts are one of those recipes every entertainer should know how to prepare & once the technique has been mastered, they may be flavored a variety of ways. Brussel sprouts pair beautifully with turkey, chicken, pork & beef making them a versatile side dish that frees […]

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