From barflies to book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the world's bestselling cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring sixty-five delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels, Tequila Mockingbird also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout. Drinks include:
- The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
- The Last of the Mojitos
- Love in the Time of Kahlua
- Romeo and Julep
- A Rum of One's Own
- Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita
- Vermouth the Bell Tolls
- and more
2013 Goodreads Choice Award (Food & Cookbooks)
Entertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book Lovers
BookPage Best of 2013
Clue on Jeopardy
How do restaurant chefs make those amazing architectural dishes? Caterer, cookery teacher and former restaurateur Deborah Fabricant shows you how to cook up stacks of delicious, dramatic, edible towers. More than 50 recipes take great food to new heights.
Imagine yourself at the world's grandest potluck meal Where to start? What to try first? That is the feast you'll experience when you open Fix-It and Enjoy-It Potluck Heaven. More than 600 recipes for stove-top and oven cooking, gathered from home cooks, fill these pages. Exhilarating and tantalizing as it is, a potluck meal quickly turns into a memory. Nor can you sample all the dishes spread before you. And you're left without a way to re-create the delicious food you've eaten. Fix-It and Enjoy-It Potluck Heaven remedies all of that Its recipes are the signature dishes of great home cooks from across the country. They are easy recipes to make--and to take. These recipes are also treats for your daily meals. They will bring your family happily to your table. Use them at home (and not just for carry-ins). The recipes work. The ingredients they call for are readily available.Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We've been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Great parties are gifts from the heart, and planning an appetizers-and-drinks party doesn√t have to be complicated. This gem of a cookbook offers recipes for dips, hors d√oeuvres and drinks, so your party will be friendly, comfortable and memorable.
From the founder of the popular blog The Kitchn, this lavishly photographed cookbook offers inspiring ideas and expert advice for crowd-pleasing food that's fresh and unfussy, but always delicious. The more than 100 recipes--from plentiful drinks to flavorful desserts--call for seasonal ingredients and time-savvy techniques, and are well suited to passing on large platters or in serving bowls at casual get-togethers. Throughout are helpful and engaging tips for entertaining, from selecting wines to putting together an antipasto platter. Sophisticated yet simple, these are dishes that everyone will enjoy cooking, eating, and sharing.
White Stone-Fruit Sangria
Blood Orange Margarita
Fizzy Blueberry Lemonade
Lemon Verbena and Mint Tisane
Smashed Figs with Walnuts and Burrata
Crispy Five-Fragrance Calamari and Dipping Sauce
Lamb Meatballs in Lettuce Cups with Minty Yogurt
Herbed Lemon-Butter Popcorn
Maple-Bacon Spiced Nuts
Mostly Herbs Salad with Three Easy Vinaigrettes
Thai Grilled Beef Salad
Crunchy Salad with Buttermilk Dressing
Endive, Radicchio, and Apple Salad
Winter Greens with Roasted Pears and Pecorino
Fennel-Roasted Whole Salmon
Spaghetti with Five-Herb Pesto
Grilled Cornish Hens with Chimichurri
Brined Pork Loin with Apricot-Onion Mostarda
Vegetables and Sides
Braised Artichokes with Lemon, Mint, and Olives
Maple-Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges
Grilled Asparagus with Bacon Vinaigrette
Rosemary White Beans with Fontina
Rustic Fruit Galette
Grilled Peaches with Cardamom Cream
Simple Vanilla Ice Cream with Roasted Grapes
Soft Chocolate Mini Cakes
Cornmeal Cake with Dulce de Leche
Award winner and national food authority Lee Svitak Dean provides 32 seasonal menus and over 150 recipes for just about any party or occasion in this, her first book. Guided by the ingredients and distinct seasons of the Midwest, these menus provide a game plan for all cooks: What can be done ahead? How do you get it all done at the same time? All of the menus include time-saving tips, shortcuts, and substitutions so that even the busiest among us can throw a wonderful party.
The styles of the menus range from elegant to casual chic. One winter menu, Flavors of Spain Dinner Party, includes Mixed Greens with Blood Oranges, Mediterranean Seafood Stew, Flatbread with Fresh Thyme and Black Peppercorns, and Pear Tart with Walnuts and Cheese. A simpler summer menu, Fourth of July Celebration, includes Orange Mint Iced Tea, Asian Noodles with Pea Pods and Peanut Dressing, Chicken Drumsticks with Ginger and Garlic, Grilled Vegetables with Onion Chutney, and Almond Shortbread.
Whatever the season, Come One, Come All takes the guesswork and anxiety out of planning any type of party, leaving even the cook free to enjoy good food and good friends.
The endlessly imaginative duo who turned cupcaking into a national pastime is back, with utterly new, eye-popping creations anyone can make.
- Create a cupcake race car, a cupcake robot, or ravishing ring bling cupcakes for a birthday party.
- Surprise the family with Chinese takeout dinner cupcakes on April Fool's or serve up a goofy chocolate moose.
- Captivate Mom with a bouquet of long-stemmed mum cupcakes.
- Build sand castle cupcakes with the kids.
All you need are candies from the corner store, cake mix, and canned frosting. So what is new, Cupcake?
- Lots of EZ projects that use just a few ingredients--perfect for kids and parties.
- More pictures, brighter colors, bolder designs.
- More faux-food creations--so real you won't believe they're cupcakes
- More comical critters and the cutest pets ever
- More irresistible party centerpieces to celebrate hobbies, from golf to knitting.
- More spectacular holiday cupcakes: Valentine's, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. You'll end up with cupcakes so striking that you won't want to eat them--but so delicious you'll have no choice