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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Kitchen Confidential
Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Paperback      ISBN: 0060899220
A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material
The El Paso Chile Company Rum & Tiki Cookbook
The El Paso Chile Company Rum & Tiki Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688177603
Presents a collection of rum-flavored fare, including drinks and cocktails, desserts, marinades, and sauces, highlighting such recipes as Classic Hot Buttered Rums, Luau Baby Back Ribs, Rum Marinated Shrimp Skewers, and Spice Island Flan.
Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest
A Beer Lover's Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Paperback      ISBN: 1604690895
In the 1970s a handful of brewers in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia were tired of the traditional light and flavorless American beers and began exploring ways to make better beer brewed from local ingredients. The “microbrews
Hemingway & Bailey's Bartending Guide to Great American Writers
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.
Baking Boot Camp: Five Days at Basic Training at the Culinary Institute of America
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.
Sip by Sip: An Insider's Guide to Learning All About Wine
Sip by Sip
An Insider's Guide to Learning All About Wine
Paperback      ISBN: 0385487509
A down-to-earth guide to wine and wine-making, including how wines are produced, how they are served, how they are marketed, and how they differ from one another
From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine
From Vines to Wines
The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine
Paperback      ISBN: 1580171052
Tells how to select, plant, cultivate, train, prune, protect and harvest grapes, and explains each step in making wine
Beer School: Bottling Success at the Brooklyn Brewery
Beer School
Bottling Success at the Brooklyn Brewery
Paperback      ISBN: 0470068671
What do you get when you cross a journalist and a banker? A brewery, of course. "A great city should have great beer. New York finally has, thanks to Brooklyn. Steve Hindy and Tom Potter provided it. Beer School explains how they did it: their mistakes as well as their triumphs. Steve writes with a journalist's skepticism-as though he has forgotten that he is reporting on himself. Tom is even less forgiving-he's a banker, after all. The inside story reads at times like a cautionary tale, but it is an account of a great and welcome achievement." —Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter(r) "An accessible and insightful case study with terrific insight for aspiring entrepreneurs. And if that's not enough, it is all about beer!" —Professor Murray Low, Executive Director, Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School "Great lessons on what every first-time entrepreneur will experience. Being down the block from the Brooklyn Brewery, I had firsthand witness to their positive impact on our community. I give Steve and Tom's book an A++!" —Norm Brodsky, Senior Contributing Editor, Inc. magazine "Beer School is a useful and entertaining book. In essence, this is the story of starting a beer business from scratch in New York City. The product is one readers can relate to, and the market is as tough as they get. What a fun challenge! The book can help not only those entrepreneurs who are starting a business but also those trying to grow one once it is established. Steve and Tom write with enthusiasm and insight about building their business. It is clear that they learned a lot along the way. Readers can learn from these lessons too." —Michael Preston, Adjunct Professor, Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School, and coauthor, The Road to Success: How to Manage Growth "Although we (thankfully!) never had to deal with the Mob, being held up at gunpoint, or having our beer and equipment ripped off, we definitely identified with the challenges faced in those early days of cobbling a brewery together. The revealing story Steve and Tom tell about two partners entering a business out of passion, in an industry they knew little about, being seriously undercapitalized, with an overly naive business plan, and their ultimate success, is an inspiring tale." —Ken Grossman, founder, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Classic Bottled Beers of the World
Classic Bottled Beers of the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 1853752193
Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota
Land of Amber Waters
The History of Brewing in Minnesota
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816652732
A visual history of MInnesota beers and breweries traces the evolution of the state's beer industry, from the 1849 construction of the first brewery to the growth of small-town enterprises that gave way to large companies of regional and national prominence, offering a comprehensive list of Minnesota breweries as well as more than three hundred illustrations of beer and breweriana.