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Cooking Classics: Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing

Cooking Classics The Technique Cornbread Dressing Traditional southern side dishes set the tone on a table of exceptional holiday meals and you had better believe cornbread dressing has a standing invitation to festive gatherings. Several distinctive characteristics keep this coveted favorite on the list each and every year. Although the casserole classic serves as the […]

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Cooking Classics: Sweet Potato Casserole

Cooking Classics The Technique Sweet Potato Casserole Thanksgiving, or in many cases, the Christmas meal isn’t complete unless this classic pecan topped dish graces our bountiful table. Ruth Pilgrim is my grandmother, Nana, for which Buttermilk Lipstick is dedicated. Nana was a vivid story teller & spoke often of the grand parties she would host near the bay in south […]

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The Basics: Sweet Potatoes

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are a versatile root vegetable loaded with good solid nutrition. Due to their solid nutritional value offering excellent sources of vitamin C, potassium & fiber, they have become a focus on plates all year long. Traditionally sweet potatoes shine in the spotlight during the holidays, therefore […]

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Game Day Tailgating Bourbon & Coke Baked Beans By Rebecca Gordon ButtermilkLipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-In Chief Southern Cooking Tailgating & Entertaining Lifestyle Brand Pastry Chef Author Writer Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Contributor

Game Day Provisions 101: Bourbon & Coke Baked Beans

Game Day Entertaining Team Players One O’Clock Jump A good baked bean recipe can be difficult to come by but one made with classic game day spirit & you can’t go wrong. Bourbon & Coke Baked Beans uses several trick plays to provide big flavor without a lot of effort. A mess of beans & […]

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Game Day Provisions 101: Apple-Moonshine Chow Chow

Game Day Entertaining Playmaker Shine Your ever loving light is this chow chow. The iconic southern speciality adds zip to smoky barbecue, gourmet hot dogs & extreme melty-good sandwiches when it comes to game day eats but stems from deep traditional roots as a meat & three side dish favorite accompaniment to black-eyed peas. Look […]

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LSU Tailgating Recipes. Purple & Gold Potato Salad By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-In-Chief Southern Tailgating Cooking & Entertaining Lifestyle Brand Southern Tailgating Expert Sports entertaining Pastry Chef Author Writer Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Crimson Tide Football

Game Day Provisions 101: Purple & Gold Potato Salad

Game Day Entertaining SEC Wild Card  Death Valley True LSU fans only acknowledge one & it’s generally preceded by “Saturday night in…” An evening kick-off in Tiger Stadium is one to relish. Rowdy. Colorful. Deafening. Most are unaware of the school’s humble beginnings opening it’s doors in 1860 as a seminary based military academy. After […]

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Cooking Classic Meals: Baked Ziti By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Photographer Editorial Director TV Cooking Personality Practical Cooking Techniques For Everyday Cooks Southern Hostess Modern Southern Socials Game Day Entertaining

The Basics: Pasta

Cooking Essentials The Technique Pasta Pasta is one of those comfort foods we just can’t seem to get enough of. Spaghetti topped with a rich bolognese is a satisfying solution for a crowd-pleasing family style supper. If indulgence beckons, toss a pound of cooked elbow or cellentani with a rich mornay sauce for the best […]

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Cooking Classics: Southern Squash Casserole

Cooking Classics The Technique Yellow Squash Casserole Although seasonally it doesn’t quite add it up, you’d better believe many Southerns expect the iconic yellow or crookneck squash casserole on the bountiful table. Step aside acorn, butternut & spaghetti because the summer yellow squash variety stars front & center in this southern holiday favorite. The wonderful thing about traditions […]

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