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Happy Hour: 75 Recipes for Amazingly Fantastic Guilt-Free Cocktails and Party Foods
Happy Hour
75 Recipes for Amazingly Fantastic Guilt-Free Cocktails and Party Foods
Paperback      ISBN: 0312621035

Amazingly delicious guilt-free recipes for any fun-filled cocktail party

Margaritas and cosmos and mudslides, oh my Blended drinks, mixed drinks, fruity drinks . . . any and every cocktail you desire is here in Hungry Girl Happy Hour, and they've all got HG's guilt-free guarantee Also included are recipes for Hungry Girl's delicious, decadent, party-pleasing finger foods and appetizers.

Indulge in:

Cocoa-nut Banana Rum-ble Frenzy (188 calories)

Hungry, Hungry Hurricane (132 calories)

Blendy Bananas Foster (227 calories)

Red Hot Cinnamon Shots (98 calories)

Spiked Strawberry Shake (204 calories)

Black Forest Jell-O Shot Desserts (49 calories)

Plus:

Buff Chick Hot Wing Dip (68 calories)

De-Pudged Pigs in a Blanket (134 calories)

Bacon-Bundled BBQ Shrimp (116 calories)

. . . And much more

Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist
Gone with the Gin
Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist
Hardcover      ISBN: 0762458607
From best-selling author Tim Federle of Tequila Mockingbird fame comes Gone with the Gin, the ultimate cocktail book for film buffs.

We know your type. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you're the king (or queen ) of the world. The perfect gift for silver screen aficionados and a terrific twist on movie nights, Gone With the Gin includes 50 delicious drinks -- paired with winking commentary on history's most quotable films -- plus an all-star lineup of drinking games, movie-themed munchies, and illustrations throughout. Drinks include:

  • Fight Club Soda
  • A Sidecar named Desire
  • Ben-Hurricane
  • Ti-tonic
  • The Big Le-Brewski
  • Monty Python and the Stoli Grail
  • Bloody Mary Poppins
    and more
So go ahead, make my drink.

American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit
American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye
A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit
Hardcover      ISBN: 1402798407

The number of commercially available American whiskeys has grown exponentially over the past 20 years as has its popularity. Discerning drinkers will savor this, the only guide devoted solely to US-made whiskey, rye, and bourbon. Arranged alphabetically by distillery and/or brand, it offers histories, ratings, and tasting notes for over 200 whiskeys. Each main account includes the name and address of the maker, including website URL and contact information, along with its various products. In addition to finding information on how to get the best value for your money, you'll learn how to buy whiskey, how to read a label, which whiskey to give as a gift, and much more."

Wine Cocktails: New, Creative and Classic Drinks
Wine Cocktails
New, Creative and Classic Drinks
Hardcover      ISBN: 885441039x

From a traditional Bellini to a deliciously unique take on the Mojito, these 90 recipes put wine front and center. Created by the internationally known bartender Gianfranco Di Niso in collaboration with Davide Manzoni, Wine Cocktails features stunning images by master photographer Fabio Petroni. Many of the drinks are originals, and they're classified according to the starring wine: vermouths, spumantes, fortified wines like sherry and Madeira, port (white, red, or ros ), sweet wines, and aromatics.

Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras
Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition
A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452108269

The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind. - Humphrey Bogart

At last, here's your excuse to catch up. Introducing Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition, a compendium of long-forgotten libations due for a revival. Culled from ancient times through the 1960s, these delectable vintage cocktails are by turns fizzy and silken, sweet and tart, lethal and prim. Some of them are absurd, several are sentimental, while others are outright scandalous. They include:

- Angel's Tit - Guaranteed to shock goody-goodies
- Du Barry - To get your mistress into the mood
- Green-Eyed Monster - To serve to frenemies
- Monkey Gland - An unlikely fountain of youth
- Runt's Ambition - Serve this to men with Napoleon Complex

Throughout this illustrated tome, Lesley M. M. Blume divulges colorful cocktail history and barroom wisdom alongside one hundred and forty-four recipes that will delight aperitif aficionados for years to come. Whether you're toasting to an unexpected windfall, treating a malediction, or simply need an occasion to let your hair down, Let's Bring Back: The Cocktails Edition has the bevvy for you.
Be Your Own Bartender: A Surefire Guide to Finding (and Making) Your Perfect Cocktail
Be Your Own Bartender
A Surefire Guide to Finding (and Making) Your Perfect Cocktail
Paperback      ISBN: 1682682692

It's a quandary shared by adventurous and indecisive drinkers alike: What should I drink tonight?

Here to answer that question is Be Your Own Bartender. Through more than a dozen flowcharts, the book poses a series of questions designed to lead readers to their ideal drink. With more than 151 original recipes, there's a cocktail for every mood, taste, and occasion.

Are you after something tequila-based or gin-based? Do you like gin or really like gin? Are you ready to break out the muddler? And is your night winding down or just getting started? Whatever the answers, Be Your Own Bartender leads you to your destination--a cocktail effectively designed just for you. With some drinks that are truly adventurous and others that are friendlier to the cocktail novice, every recipe is created with the home bartender in mind.

Divided into chapters by spirit--with bonus flowcharts for brunch drinks, holiday parties, and true cocktail nerds--Be Your Own Bartender is the best way to discover the perfect cocktail for you, in a journey as user-friendly as it is fun.

Edible Cocktails: From Garden to Glass - Seasonal Cocktails with a Fresh Twist
Edible Cocktails
From Garden to Glass - Seasonal Cocktails with a Fresh Twist
Paperback      ISBN: 1440529728
Cocktails good enough to eat

Your favorite food is fresh, local, and homemade--and now your cocktails can be, too

Whether you're plucking fresh mint from your own garden or buying buckets of juicy blackberries from the farmers' market, taking these inspiring ingredients from garden to glass is what Edible Cocktails is all about. And mixing unique, delicious drinks like a Lavender Gin Sour or a Basil Grass Lemon Drop is easier than you think. Just try the following:
  • Plant your own cocktail garden
  • Utilize seasonal, fresh farmers' market finds or pluck tasty treasures in the wild
  • Infuse spirits and make homemade liqueurs
  • Create homemade syrups, purees, and jams
  • Use eggs, dairy, and even meat in your cocktail for modern mixology explorations

With full-color photographs and more than 100 cocktail recipes, you'll be infusing your life--and your cocktails &151;with wholesome and homegrown ingredients in no time.
The New Single Malt Whiskey: More Than 325 Bottles, from 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries
The New Single Malt Whiskey
More Than 325 Bottles, from 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries
Hardcover      ISBN: 1604336471

The most definitive guide to the new revolution in single malt whiskey across the globe, complete with cocktail recipes, bottle reviews, tasting notes, distiller interviews, and contributions from award winning experts

The Most Dynamic Chapter in the History of Whiskey is Being Written Now THE NEW SINGLE MALT is the only book on the market devoted solely to new world Single Malt Whiskeys and old world cutting edge Single Malt Scotches. This distinguished guide to the most discerning of beverages is a worthy collection of whiskeys from around the globe, classic and creative cocktail recipes, and full-color photographs throughout. Never before has a book taken such an in-depth look at the old and new world malts from near and far. THE NEW SINGLE MALT WHISKEY is the most up-to-date and definitive guide to the current revolution happening in single malt whiskey.
The Art of the Flask: Entertaining from the Hip
The Art of the Flask
Entertaining from the Hip
Hardcover      ISBN: 1604336986

The art of drinking--one sip at a time Mix up dozens of cocktails-to-go and drink recipes to bring along in your favorite flask with this fun new collection

Flasks are a centuries-old staple in the pockets of anyone who loves a good drink, and this book celebrates the history and many uses of this classic drinking vessel. Discover how famous figures have used and loved their own flasks--and use their ideas to fuel your own fixings With dozens of cocktail recipes for what to put in your flask, plus clever, portable chaser suggestions for nights when you don't have time to make a mix, this book gives you all the inspiration you need. The Art of the Flask even provides tips on how to clean and maintain your trusted flask. Best-selling cocktail guru Paul Knorr pulls out all the stops in this full-color, flask-sized gift book featuring:

*Pewter, steel or plastic: Find the right one for you
*Care, keeping, and cleaning of your flask
*Creative cocktail recipes to fill your flask
*Flask etiquette and the do's and don't's of flask ownership
*Famous flasks and the people who wielded them.

With striking, full-color photography throughout, and clever cocktail recipes that are sure to delight, The Art of the Flask features inspired drinks for this classic drinking vessel

Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey
Pure Heart
A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062458973

Finalist for a 2018 Southern Book Prize for Biography and History

Troylyn Ball and her husband, Charlie, an engineer and real estate developer, had spent their entire lives in Texas. But after a near fatal trip to the emergency room with their non-verbal, wheelchair-bound son Marshall, they admitted the dust and the heat were too dangerous. To save their boys, the Balls cashed out, sold their beloved farm, and moved to Asheville, North Carolina.

Nearing fifty, Troy thought her chance at adventure had passed. But in this booming little Appalachian Mountain city of hippies, farmers, artisans, and retirees, she unexpectedly discovered a support network and something she'd never had in twenty-five years of providing round-the-clock care for her special needs boys: the freedom to pursue her own dreams. She struck up a friendship with a legendary eighty-year-old raconteur from the mountains, met his friends, and soon found herself in a rickety country shack with an ingeniously inventive retired farmer trying to create the best recipe ever for traditional mountain moonshine.

But when the real estate bubble burst and the collapse of her husband Charlie's new venture in Asheville left them deeply in debt, Troy realized her ten-year business plan for Troy & Sons Platinum Whiskey wasn't enough. If she was going to save her family--and she was definitely going to save her family--she needed to become the most successful woman in the legal whiskey business. And she needed to do it fast, before the bank took her house, her business, and everything she'd worked so hard to achieve.

Full of eccentric characters and charming locations--from a "haunted" cabin in the mountains to the last farm in the world to grow heritage Crooked Creek corn--Pure Heart is a charming story of a woman who set out to find a purpose in the most unexpected of places, and ended up finding happiness, contentment, and a community of love and respect.