Boot-Scootin' Beverages and Tasty Vittles from the Wild West
Paperback ISBN: 1580080774
Cowboys may be tough and gritty, but their beverages can be as smooth and refreshing as a mornin' sunrise. "Fishin' with a Worm," "Drugstore Cowboy Shake," "Branding Iron" -- these are just a few of the thirst-quenching libations served up in COWBOY COCKTAILS, the best drink collection this side of the muddy Mississippi. Step into the world of hot days, hard work, and dusty afternoons, and treat yourself to a bona fide cowboy cocktail straight from the heart of Texas. This is the perfect partner to the cookbook A COWBOY IN THE KITCHEN by Grady Spears.
Adventures on the Wine Route
A Wine Buyer's Tour of France
Paperback ISBN: 0374522669
Kermit Lynch’s recounting of his experiences on the wine route and in the wine cellars of France takes the reader through the Loire, Bordeaux, the Languedoc, Provence, Northern and Southern Rhone, and the Cote d’Or.
Great Wine Made Simple
Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Hardcover ISBN: 076790477x
An international wine expert offers a common-sense approach to wine appreciation that describes different wines from around the world and presents a series of simple tasting lessons to help readers identify the wines that they like and find it on a menu or shelf.
Beer in America
The Early Years, 1587-1840 : Beers Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation
Paperback ISBN: 0937381659
Beer historian Smith proposes that all the values and beliefs European colonists brought with them to North America were formed of the millennia-old marriage between society and beer. He draws on diaries, letters, early law, and well documented events. The first part is a chronological narrative. The second considers such topics as taxation, the tavern, homebrewing, temperance and prohibition, and brewing technology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Earth to the Table
John Ash's Wine Country Cuisine
Paperback ISBN: 0811854795
This beloved cookbook is now available in a handsome paperback edition. Completely revised and updated with 45 all-new recipes, each delicious dish reflects acclaimed chef John Ash's commitment to sustainable agriculture and his love of fresh fruits and vegetables. More than 300 recipes, inspired by the California Wine Country featuring soups, salads, pastas, pizza, risottos, poultry, fish, meats, vegetarian courses, desserts, breads, and more include wine recommendations and abundant tips on how to incorporate everything from chipotle chiles to persimmons into delectable meals. This is a time-honored classic, sure to continue enticing cooks for years to come.
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.
The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0307338770
A real-life historical mystery journeys behind the scenes of the secretive world of wine aficionados to describe the 1985 purchase of a bottle of 1787 Chï¿½teau Lafite Bordeaux for $156,000, the mysterious background of the wine, and the enigmatic wine collector who discoverd the bottle, once supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson, in a bricked-up Paris cellar. 100,000 first printing.
A Pint of Plain
Tradition, Change, and the Fate of the Irish Pub
Hardcover ISBN: 0802717012
A tribute to the traditional Irish pub as a symbol of a disappearing Irish culture describes the author's challenging search for a classic pub that does not rely on modern forms of entertainment, traces the evolution of the Irish Pub Company chain in foreign countries, and explores the role of Irish music and drunk-driving laws on affecting pub success.
History in a Bottle
Paperback ISBN: 0811816508
One hundred forty-four proof, notoriously addictive, and the drug of choice for nineteenth-century poets, absinthe is gaining bootleg popularity after almost a century of being banned. Due to popular demand, Absinthe: History in a Bottle is back in paperback with a handsome new cover. Like the author's bestselling The Martini and The Cigar, it is a potent brew of wild nights and social history, fact and trivia, gorgeous art and beautiful artifacts. As intoxicating as its subject, Absinthe makes a memorable gift for anyone who knows how to celebrate vice.
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.