Hemingway & Bailey's Bartending Guide to Great American Writers
Hardcover ISBN: 1565124820
An original guide to cocktails and the literary life brings together classic cocktail recipes, literary history, and entertaining anecdotes about famous American literati, with excerpts from each writer's work alongside a drink recipe, biographical sketch, and stories about life, literature, and drinking.
The Brewmaster's Bible
The Gold Standard for Home Brewers
Paperback ISBN: 0060952164
The Beer Renaissance is in full swing, and home brewing has never been more popular. According to the American Homebrewers Association, there are currently 1.2 million home brewers in the country, and their numbers keep rising. Tired of the stale ale, bland beer and lackadaisical lagers mass-produced by the commercial labels, Americans are discovering the many advantages of brewing their own batch of that beloved beverage: superior aroma, color, body and flavor. For both amateur alchemists eager to tap into this burgeoning field and seasoned zymurgists looking to improve their brews, The Brewmaster's Bible is the ultimate resource. Its features include: Updated data on liquid yeasts, which have become a hot topic for brewers; 30 recipes in each of the classic beer styles of Germany, Belgium, Britain and the U.S.; extensive profiles of grains, malts, adjuncts, additives and sanitizers; recipe formulation charts in an easy-to-read spreadsheet format; detailed water analyses for more than 25 cities and 6 bottled waters; directories to hundreds of shops; and much more.
Baking Boot Camp
Five Days at Basic Training at the Culinary Institute of America
Hardcover ISBN: 0764572792
Describes The Culinary Institute of America's five-day "Boot Camp" course that teaches non-professional home cooks how to prepare food like a professional baker, revealing the tips, tricks, cooking skills and techniques, and recipes that participants learn, including lessons in rubbed dough, custard, puff pastry, mousse, and more.
Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide
Everything You Need to Know to Make Great-Tasting Beer
Paperback ISBN: 0882669052
In this comprehensive guide to homebrewing, Miller clearly explains the best techniques for every step of the entire brewing process. Clear enough for the novice but thorough enough to earn a home in the libraries of brewmasters, this is the essential volume on brewing great-tasting beer at home.
Blood and Wine
The Unauthorized Story of the Gallo Wine Empire
Hardcover ISBN: 0671649868
A portrait of the Gallos uncovers the existence of the family's black sheep, Joseph jr.--Ernest and Julio's younger brother--and probes into why he was denied his third of the winery
The Emperor of Wine
The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste
Paperback ISBN: 0060093692
Documents the career of one of the world's most influential wine critics, describing his everyday American childhood, the hard work and determination that shaped the course of his successes, and his contributions to the world of wine buying and consumption. Reprint.
Judgment of Paris
California Vs. France And the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine
Paperback ISBN: 0743297326
Looks at an event held in 1976 in which French judges, during a blind taste-test, chose unknown California wines to be superior to France's best wines. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink
Paperback ISBN: 1603420894
A celebration of the world's most popular beverage spotlights more than fifty international beer styles, revealing how each brew is affected by recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, yeasts, fermentations, carbonation, filtration, packaging, and other factors and including information on taste and aroma characteristics, historical and regional facts, food pairings, and more. Original.