Rebecca Gordon
Southern Born. Southern Bred.

* writer
* home cook
* dog lover
* hostess
* football fanatic
* have a hubba hubby

Recent Posts By Rebecca Gordon

This Year, Make Holiday Cookie Baking a Breeze

My motto around the holidays? “A homebaked cookie a day keeps the holiday madness at bay.” Plan to mark holiday cookie baking off your “To Do” list, and host your own sweet swap. Pick out your favorite holiday treats from our arsenal of easy-to-make recipes (here and here), and use these tips for flawless gift giving. The best part of […]

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December Recipe Swap: Christmas Cookies

In our community cookbook, we ask readers to submit their best-loved recipes. Here’s a taste of what got the highest raves in the Southern Living test kitchen this month.

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Save Oven Space with Slow-Cooker Dressing

It simply wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without this iconic gravy carrier, which is even better when it can be made in your trusty slow-cooker. You can bake, crumble, and freeze the cornbread up to 1 month ahead of time, but who are we kidding this late in the game – 1 week will do as well.

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November Recipe Swap: You’ve Got to Make these Lemon Muffins

In our community cookbook, we ask readers to submit their best-loved recipes. Here’s a taste of what got the highest raves in the Southern Living test kitchen this month: fresh-from the oven muffins.

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You’re Cordially Invited to the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party

It’s upon us this weekend in Jacksonville, FL as the Florida Gators match up against the Georgia Bulldogs. Can’t be there in person? Plan to host your own cocktail party and start by welcoming guests with a team-specific drinks and appetizers.

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Get a Taste of Charleston This Weekend

Southern Living‘s Taste of Charleston is happening this weekend and folks have traveled from all over to attend. Last night, we witnessed the Iron Chef competition in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s kitchen, and our own Rebecca Lang was a judge!

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Archie Manning Shares His Favorite Game-Day Memories

He’s a man that needs no introduction. Former Ole Miss quarterback legend and dad of NFL champions, Peyton and Eli, Archie Manning is synonymous with “the love of the game.” He’s even on the board of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. While compiling facts for The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, we asked “Papa Bear” a few questions about game day:

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Your Deviled Egg Tray Needs an Upgrade

Deviled eggs are like a little black dress, perfect for so many occasions. Classier than your average chips and dip, but just as affordable, portable, and satisfying. Here’s how to transform a basic recipe into a personal signature dish.

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Paul Finebaum & Rick Karle Talk Food and Football on Game Day

It’s no surprise that the hosts of Tide & Tigers Today like to joke around. Radio personality Paul Finebaum, and Fox 6 Sports Director Rick Karle are the funniest duo on TV come game-day in Sweet Home Alabama.

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Terry Saban Talks Football Heroes and Alabama Rivalries

Terry Saban knows a thing about football. Married to Alabama Coach Nick Saban for nearly 40 years, to say that football is an integral part of her life is an understatement. While compiling facts for The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, which went on sale this week, we asked the reigning first-lady of football a few questions about game day:

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