Shake

Shake Author Eric Prum
ISBN-10 9780804186827
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 168
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An artisinal cocktail book by two best friends and the entrepreneurs who invented the The Mason Shaker cocktail shaker and whose mission is to bring cocktail crafting out of the bar and into the home. Design, cocktail, and culinary enthusiasts Eric Prum and Josh Williams realized that while cocktail bars have sprouted up just about everywhere, good drinks still couldn't be found in the one place where they always mixed them: at home with friends. So, from their Brooklyn workshop, where they designed, created, and launched The Mason Shaker, a now-iconic invention that transformed a Mason jar into a cocktail shaker, they also created Shake. One part instructional recipe book and one part photo journey through their year of cocktail crafting, the book is a simple and inspirational expression of their seasonal, straightforward approach to drinks and entertaining: Mixing cocktails should be simple, social, and above all, fun. Each recipe is presented visually, in four color photos, as well as in written recipes, making Shake both an arresting gift and a practical guidebook to simple, elegant cocktails.



Infuse

Infuse Author Eric Prum
ISBN-10 9780804186773
Release 2015-05-19
Pages 176
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From the authors of Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails comes Infuse, a recipe book filled with fresh and flavorful oil, spirit, and water infusions. Authors Eric Prum and Josh Williams’ passion for infusing oils, spirits and waters began one summer nearly a decade ago when the two first made peach-infused bourbon. They were awestruck. The seemingly simple process of adding fresh, local peaches to a Mason jar of Kentucky Bourbon, and infusing the mixture for a handful of weeks had somehow resulted in something so much greater than the sum of its parts. In Infuse the authors share not only their favorite infusion recipes, but also how to use them in food and cocktails, like a spicy chili oil added to a grilled pizza bianca or a hot toddy spiked with the peach bourbon that started it all years ago. With more than 50 recipes for infusing oils, spirits and waters, Infuse provides instructions, quick tips and plenty of inspiration for how you can make delicious infusions part of your everyday. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The New Cocktail Hour

The New Cocktail Hour Author Tenaya Darlington
ISBN-10 9780762457274
Release 2016-04-26
Pages 304
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ENTERTAIN WITH STYLE AND FRESHNESS! Libation-loving siblings André and Tenaya Darlington show you how to make cocktails from every era, reimagined for a contemporary palate. Dial back the sugar, and load up on quality ingredients. The New Cocktail Hour shows you how to mix incredible craft cocktails and gives you a complete history of classic recipes and spirits. You've never seen a cocktail book like this before! Unique features include: 214 vintage and modern recipes, complete with tasting notes Tips on pairing cocktails with everything from pizza to oysters Suggested brands for building a well-stocked bar Seasonal ideas for syrups, shrubs, and garden-to-glass drinks Advice for hosting craft cocktails parties at home



Shake Stir Sip

Shake  Stir  Sip Author Kara Newman
ISBN-10 9781452152745
Release 2016-09-20
Pages 96
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Some of the best cocktails are the easiest to make, and author Kara Newman figured out the secret—using equal parts of the main ingredients and adding a dash of bitters or a splash of seltzer to gild the lily. Take the Cucumber Gimlet: Combine one part each vodka, lime juice, and lemonade; 2 cucumber slices; then garnish with a basil leaf! And beverages like this are a breeze to size up for parties—just double, triple, or quadruple the proportions. This book contains 40 simple recipes, from two-ingredient sips like the Bamboo Cocktail to timeless classics like the ever-popular Negroni, proving that great, artisanal cocktails don't have to come from a bar.



The Cocktail Club

The Cocktail Club Author Maureen Christian Petrosky
ISBN-10 9781613126004
Release 2014-05-13
Pages 176
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With a little bit of history and a lot of flavor, The Cocktail Club is a guide for connecting with your friends over the best-tasting therapy around—cock­tails! Using a format reminiscent of your favorite book club, Maureen Christian Petrosky highlights one specific spirit or drink type each month. Classic favorites like the Martini and the Old-Fashioned, as well as new sips like the Mason Jar Basil Pisco Sour and Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer, will inspire novices and enthusiasts alike to build up their bar vocabulary and taste outside their comfort zone. The book also offers a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres pairings like Grilled Figs with Prosciutto and Rosemary Lemon Bars. So whether you’ve been curious about absinthe rinses or want to bone up on your bitters, The Cocktail Club gives you the perfect excuse to pull out your shaker and dip into the art of at-home mixology.



The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion

The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion Author Shane Carley
ISBN-10 1604335661
Release 2015-06-16
Pages 240
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More than 125 creative drink recipes tailor-made for the rustic charm of a mason jar! Trying new and unique cocktail recipes is always fun, but the pretense that goes with it can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between a highball glass and a Collins glass? How about a martini glass and a cocktail glass? And do you really need to buy an Old Fashioned glass if you’re never going to drink an Old Fashioned? The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion combines the best aspects of your favorite creative cocktails with the rustic simplicity of the mason jar. Featuring old favorites like the Tequila Sunrise and Bloody Mary alongside new and exciting mixes such as the Whiskey Sunset and Renegade Lemonade, the Mason Jar Cocktail Companion serves as the perfect cocktail guide for both novices and experienced mixologists alike! With tips for ways to garnish and serve your drinks with style, and a variety of virgin drink recipes for younger party guests and expecting moms, get ready to host the ultimate patio party with the help of The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion.



The Craft Cocktail Party

The Craft Cocktail Party Author Julie Reiner
ISBN-10 9781455581603
Release 2015-05-05
Pages 224
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A Craft Cocktail book for the rest of us by the top female mixologist in the country. Julie Reiner, the co-owner of The Clover Club in Brooklyn and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan, has written a book that provides inspiration for the rest of us, not only the cocktail geeks. She wants to balance the needs of the everyday drinker with those of the passionate mixologist. Recipes are organized around seasonality and occasion, with different events and themes appropriate to the specific time of the year. Each section will include a mixture of holiday-inspired drinks, classic cocktails, and innovative new drinks, all along with fun cocktail lore. Tricks, tips, and techniques--such as batching and infusions, tools of the trade, notes on spirit types, and easy substitutions to utilize what you already have on hand--will round out the amazing amount of information in Reiner's book.



Market Fresh Mixology

Market Fresh Mixology Author Bridget Albert
ISBN-10 9781572847385
Release 2014-03-17
Pages 128
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The craft cocktail movement's recent meteoric rise has fittingly coincided with an increased emphasis on locally sourced foods, so it is only natural that an interest in fresh, seasonal ingredients has become a part of every mixologist’s and home bartender's repertoire. Market-Fresh Mixology has been in front of this trend since its original release in 2008, and this beautifully repackaged edition has been updated with several new mouthwatering recipes and insights from mixology's vanguard. Market-Fresh Mixology shows how to integrate ingredients from a local farmers' market, personal pantry, or backyard garden to create cocktails at a whole new level. Its simple, clean, and contemporary approach to classic and modern cocktails is reintroducing the idea of seasonal drinks, with recipes appropriate for any time of year. Between blistering hot summer days and blustery snowbound winter nights, Market-Fresh Mixology offers a recipe for every occasion — from the refreshing summer Mojito to the cozy Hot Buttered Rum — that's as easy to follow as it is delicious. This practical handbook for enhancing sweet and savory cocktails with seasonal fruits, herbs, and other market-fresh ingredients also includes useful tips on technique, garnishes, glassware, and bar tools, as well as entertaining popular cocktail lore.



Apples of Uncommon Character

Apples of Uncommon Character Author Rowan Jacobsen
ISBN-10 9781632860354
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 320
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In his classic A Geography of Oysters, Rowan Jacobsen forever changed the way America talks about its best bivalve. Now he does the same for our favorite fruit, showing us that there is indeed life beyond Red Delicious-and even Honeycrisp. While supermarkets limit their offerings to a few waxy options, apple trees with lives spanning human generations are producing characterful varieties-and now they are in the midst of a rediscovery. From heirlooms to new designer breeds, a delicious diversity of apples is out there for the eating. Apples have strong personalities, ranging from crabby to wholesome. The Black Oxford apple is actually purple, and looks like a plum. The Knobbed Russet looks like the love child of a toad and a potato. (But don't be fooled by its looks.) The D'Arcy Spice leaves a hint of allspice on the tongue. Cut Hidden Rose open and its inner secret is revealed. With more than 150 art-quality color photographs, Apples of Uncommon Character shows us the fruit in all its glory. Jacobsen collected specimens both common and rare from all over North America, selecting 120 to feature, including the best varieties for eating, baking, and hard-cider making. Each is accompanied by a photograph, history, lore, and a list of characteristics. The book also includes 20 recipes, savory and sweet, resources for buying and growing, and a guide to the best apple festivals. It's a must-have for every foodie.



Make Some Beer

Make Some Beer Author Erica Shea
ISBN-10 9780804137645
Release 2014-05-13
Pages 176
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GLOBALLY INSPIRED RECIPES TO BREW AT HOME With the creativity behind today’s craft-beer revolution reaching all-time heights, both new and experienced brewers are looking to expand their palates. Brooklyn Brew Shop founders Erica Shea and Stephen Valand took a tour of the world’s most innovative and storied breweries and returned with thirty-three stovetop-ready recipes for silky stouts, citrusy IPAs, and robust porters, along with stories inspired by the global community of small-batch brewers. Now Erica and Stephen bring the taste of world-class beer into your kitchen (no matter how small it is). They share a German-style Smoked Wheat, an aromatic Single Hop IPA inspired by The Kernel in London’s Maltby Street Market, as well as recipes straight from the brewmasters, including an imperial stout from Evil Twin, Ranger Creek’s Mesquite Smoked Porter, and a Chocolate Stout from Steve Hindy, the founder of Brooklyn Brewery. Since beer is best with food, Erica and Stephen have also included recipes for a Farmhouse Ale Risotto, Spent Grain No-Rise Pizza Dough, Shandy Ice Pops, IPA Hummus, and more. With tips and introductory techniques to get you started brewing if you’re a first-timer, you’ll have world-class, small-batch beer ready to drink in no time.



Shakespeare Not Stirred

Shakespeare  Not Stirred Author Caroline Bicks
ISBN-10 9780698183964
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 160
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In Shakespeare, Not Stirred, two professors mix equal parts booze and Bard to help you through your everyday dramas. It’s like having Shakespeare right there in your living room, downing a great drink and putting your crappy day in perspective. So get out your cocktail shaker and lend him your ears. Each original cocktail and hors d’oeuvre recipe connects Shakespeare’s characters to life’s daily predicaments: • Drown your sorrows after a workplace betrayal with Othello’s Green-Eyed Monster • Distract yourself from domestic drama with Kate’s Shrew-driver or Cleopatra’s Flings in a Blanket • Recapture your youth with Puck’s Magic ’Shrooms • Mark a romantic occasion with Beatrice and Benedick’s Much Ado About Frothing Featuring classic images from the Folger Shakespeare Library (hilariously doctored to feature some hard-partying Shakespearean protagonists) and Mini-Bards you can raid for extra context and commentary, Shakespeare, Not Stirred is a completely intoxicating experience. From the Hardcover edition.



Host

Host Author Eric Prum
ISBN-10 0989888215
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 240
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An all-occasion eating & drinking guide to entertaining in the big city and beyond.



The Ultimate Bar Book

The Ultimate Bar Book Author Mittie Hellmich
ISBN-10 0811872904
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 476
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Ultimate Bar Book is the first and only guide to classic and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips, this book has it all. As a mistress of mixology, the author has the classics down to a Tthe Martini, the Bloody Mary, plus the many variations (the Dirty Martini, the Virgin Mary). And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister Cocktail or the Citron Sparkler. Illustrations show precisely what type of glass should be used for each drink. With dozens of recipes for garnishes, rims, infusions, and syrups; punches, gelatin shooters, hot drinks, and non-alcoholic beverages; andlet's not forgetan essential selection of hangover remedies, Ultimate Bar Book is nothing short of top-shelf.



Cocktails by Flavor

Cocktails by Flavor Author Salvatore Calabrese
ISBN-10 9781402753053
Release 2008
Pages 223
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Cocktails are all about flavor—and this is all about cocktails organized by flavor. It’s a simple idea that will quench the thirst for a useful recipe guide that makes it simple to find that watermelon martini you’re in the mood for today…or the cloudberry cooler you’ll want next week. Of course, since these luscious concoctions come from Salvatore Calabrese—one of the world’s most honored (and bestselling) mixicologists—it’s a given that they’re both reliable and irresistible. Among the tasty categories here are fruits (from apple and kiwi to pomegranate and strawberry); vegetables, including carrot and celery; herbs (rosemary, mint); and sweeteners such as honey and liqueurs. All the groups feature classics, as well as contemporary and even brand-new drinks. Calabrese also includes enlightening background essays on the flavors and their uses. Lavish illustrations, cocktail glass iconography, and the tastiest libations ever—all in a handy concealed spiral-bound format that stays open while you’re mixing—make this a must-have for every home bar.



Cosmo s Official Cocktail Book

Cosmo s Official Cocktail Book Author Cosmopolitan
ISBN-10 1588168875
Release 2011
Pages 159
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Because nothing's hotter than a girl who can whip up a killer drink, here's a bar-full of cocktail recipes served up Cosmo style: colorful, sexy, and luscious. This tasty collection features dozens of the magazine's most delicious and easy-to-make drinks, organized by mood or occasion. Plus, there's a special Cosmo touch that makes this book stand out from any other: enticing “Conversation Starters”-like “Guess why this one's called a Naughty Schoolgirl?”--as well as Cool Facts and Bonus Tips that will turn the reader into an irresistible, seductive mixologist.



The Modern Mixologist

The Modern Mixologist Author Tony Abou-Ganim
ISBN-10 1572846615
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 208
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Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement. Through his work with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as "the Modern Mixologist," someone bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century. Now, in The Modern Mixologist, Abou-Ganim has established the new standard in cocktail books — a must-have guide to home mixology in a beautiful, coffee-table–suitable format. Featuring gorgeous full-color photography throughout by the award-winning Tim Turner, this book instantly becomes the most beautiful guide to creating cocktails available anywhere. If you carry one high-end cocktail book, this is it — sure to be a terrific gift item all year round.



Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge Author Paul Krueger
ISBN-10 9781594747793
Release 2016-06-07
Pages 288
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In this sharp and funny urban fantasy novel, booze is magic, demons are real, and millennial Bailey Chen joins a band of monster-fighting Chicago bartenders instead of finding a “real” post-college job. Bailey Chen is fresh out of college with all the usual new-adult demons: no cash, no job offers, and an awkward relationship with Zane, the old friend she kinda-sorta hooked up with during high school. But when Zane introduces Bailey to his monster-fighting bartender friends, her demons become a lot more literal. It turns out that evil creatures stalk the city streets after hours, and they can be hunted only with the help of magically mixed cocktails: vodka grants super-strength, whiskey offers the power of telekinesis, and rum lets its drinker fire blasts of elemental energy. But will all these powers be enough for Bailey to halt a mysterious rash of gruesome deaths? And what will she do when the safety of a “real world” job beckons? This sharp and funny urban fantasy is perfect for fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, and grown-up readers of Harry Potter. Includes 14 recipes from a book of ancient cocktail lore.