About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Football Fanatic * Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Instructor * Cooking & Baking Tutorials * Media Personality * Baking & Pastry Artist * Gardener * Runner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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Cooking Classics: Tri-Tip Steak Kabobs

Cooking Classics The Technique  Tri-Tip Steak Kabobs Grilled steak kabobs are always a welcome dish when weeknight suppers or entertaining is planned. It’s also a good way to account for reasonable portion control at mealtime. Rosemary-Garlic Tri-Tip Steak Kabobs use simple, fresh ingredients for a colorful take on a classic favorite when outdoor grilling heats […]

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The Basics: Garlic Press

Cooking Essentials  The Technique  Garlic Press  A garlic press is a simple tool that every kitchen needs. Unlike mincing cloves with a chef knife, a garlic press pushes them through a number of tiny holes that not only creates small flecks of the pungent aromatic but it releases essential flavor. The tool was originally designed […]

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The Basics: Tri-Tip Steak

Cooking Essentials  The Profile Tri-Tip Steak Tri-Tip Steak, also known as Bottom Sirloin, is a cut located directly below Top Sirloin between the Short Loin & Round regions of the cow. It is named specifically for the triangular shape of the cut. Tri-Tip is a flavorful, boneless piece of meat that is fairly tender & ideal for grilling & […]

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The Modern Southern Garden: Plantain Lily

The Modern Southern Garden The Profile Plantain Lily Plantain lilies, members of the Asparagaceae family & a subfamily Agavoideae, are native to Asia. These sun & shade thriving plants are known for their elegant display of heart-shaped, lush foliage. Plantain lilies blooms open along spiky stems that shoot up over the leaves during the summer […]

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Cooking Classics: Oven Roasted New Potatoes

Cooking Classics The Technique Oven Roasted New Potatoes Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes are an example of simplicity at its’ finest as they pair well with more complex flavors or they can stand alone if prepared properly. The key point is creating a well seasoned potato that showcases a crispy exterior particularly on the cut side […]

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Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette Elevate a variety of ingredients with homemade salad dressing. Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette may be used to finish a beautiful array of mixed salad greens or make an irresistible side dish, Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad, when Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes are tossed with the blend. Pork tenderloin, beef & chicken also benefit with the sweet […]

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Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad  Potato salad is one of those sides dishes that can be prepared & loved a thousand times over & it’s just as tasty with each new rendition. When Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes serve as the base, it’s only fitting to toss them with a homemade dressing. Bourbon-Mustard […]

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The Basics: Stone Ground Mustard

Cooking Essentials  The Technique  Stone Ground Mustard  Stone ground mustard is a condiment that features brown mustard seeds. The flavor may be best described as spicy, stout & tangy. The most basic folumals include salt & vinegar while the liquid can be as simple as water or range from fruit juice to whiskey with a coarse yet […]

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