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The Modern Southern Garden: Knockout Roses

The Modern Southern Garden The Profile Knockout Roses Roses are one of the most beloved flowering plants grown in the South & in many ways, Knockout Roses are much like an old friend as you can count on them time & time again. They are one of the most readily available of all rose varieties providing […]

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The Blueberry-Lemon Summer Dessert Collection

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials The Blueberry-Lemon Summer Dessert Collection  A selection of traditional desserts portioned as tasting servings is the perfect way to celebrate the finest summer has to offer at your next backyard barbecue social. Guests will enjoy every bit of seasonal sunshine featuring plump, ripe blueberries available from farm stands now & when […]

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The New Soup & Salad Luncheon Plate

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials The New Soup & Salad Luncheon Plate Soup & salad combinations have long been appropriate to serve for parties scheduled during the lunch hour & offering them in new ways is easier than you may think. The key is to choose several recipes with components that can be prepared in advance. […]

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Cooking Classics: Parmesan Canapé Shells

Cooking Classics The Technique Parmesan Canapé Shells Parmesan Canapé Shells give the hostess an opportunity to serve traditional recipes to guests in new ways. They are prepared by portioning thin layers of freshly grated cheese onto parchment paper lined half sheet pans then baked until melted & bubbly. Once removed from the oven, the discs […]

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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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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

The Modern Southern Garden: Peonies

The Modern Southern Garden The Profile 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 […]

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