books about: cocktails
Rusty Nailed (The Cocktail Series)
Gallery Books, 2014
In this sequel to Wallbanger , fan favorites Caroline Reynolds and Simon Parker negotiate the rollercoaster of their new relationship while house-sitting in Sausalito. Playing house was never so much fun—or so confusing. With her boss on an extended honeymoon, Caroline’s working crazy-long hours to keep the interior design company running—especially since she’s also the lead designer for the renovation of a gorgeous old hotel. And with ...
Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove)
What's a duke to do, when the girl who's perfectly wrong becomes the woman he can't live without? Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no desire to wed this season--or any season--but his diabolical mother abducts him to "Spinster Cove" and insists he select a bride from the ladies in residence. Griff decides to teach her a lesson that will end the marriage debate forever. He chooses the serving girl. Overworked and struggling, Pauline ...
How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written
Lying is like 95% of what I do. But believe me: in this book, I’ll let you know exactly how to become a master spy just like me. Obviously, you won’t be as good at it as I am, but that’s because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer. I know, I know, it sucks not being me. But don’t beat yourself up about it, because I’m going to show you all the good stuff—what to wear; what to drink; how to seduce women (and, when necessary, ...
Mai Tai'd Up (The Cocktail Series)
Gallery Books, 2014
Looking for the perfect mix of smart, sexy, and sassy? Mai Tai’d Up continues USA TODAY bestselling author Alice Clayton’s Cocktail series, which began with Wallbanger and continued with Rusty Nailed and Screwdrivered. Eligible bachelor Lucas Campbell is very available, but very picky. A veterinarian in Monterey, California, his life is perfect: he works, he sails, he loves the ocean and the mountains—so why rock the boat? ...
What to Talk About: On a Plane, at a Cocktail Party, in a Tiny Elevator with Your Boss's Boss
Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years—and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through our exchanges merely hoping not to crash, never considering that we might soar. We go home sweaty and eat a birthday cake in the shower. But no more. With What to Talk About you'll learn to speak—fluently, intelligently, charmingly—to family, friends, ...
For the lovers of coffee: Quick and easy delicious coffee beverages, cocktails and desserts recipes
Description Without any doubt, coffee has been an integral part of most of the people around the globe. Every morning billions of people grab their cup of coffee before going to school, work etc. Now, some consider that making a perfect cup of coffee is near to impossible and there are not much flavours to play around using the same coffee granules but, be assure that it’s just a perception. Making coffee can be made easier if you are ...
Joy of Cooking
Irma S. Rombauer
Marion Rombauer Becker
For the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Joy of Cooking , Joy comes full circle in a revision based on the 1975 edition which restores the voice of the original authors; focuses on American home cooking, not chef cuisine; and restores many beloved recipes lost in the most recent revision. Seventy-five years ago, a St. Louis widow named Irma Rombauer took her life savings and self-published a book called The Joy of Cooking. Her daughter Marion ...
Disposable Lives: Cocktails, Con Men, Conspiracy!
COCKTAILS, CON MEN, CONSPIRACY! Maggie Leman leads a fairytale life in California’s Newport Beach. When she finds an $899 environmental Miu Mo satchel stuffed into her husband’s golfing bag, with a sexalacious note to My Bridget, Maggie’s so mad she wants to kill her husband. Instead, she scrawls I AM NOT A PLASTIC BAG onto the over-priced tote. When cheating golfer husbands are getting knocked off in sleazy motels with Miu Mo’s next ...
Wallbanger (The Cocktail Series)
Gallery Books, 2013
A bestselling hot, hilarious eBook by USA TODAY indie author Alice Clayton, the freshest voice to hit publishing in years. “An instant classic…highly recommended!” ( New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Jennifer Probst). Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a Kitchen Aid mixer to die for, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office ...
The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks
A New York Times Bestseller Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist , Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries. Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants ...
Screwdrivered (The Cocktail Series)
Gallery Books, 2014
Readers back for a third round of the bestselling Cocktail series will enjoy a madcap romantic comedy about bodice ripping and chest heaving, fiery passion and love everlasting. Plus a dash of paperwork filing and horseshi—wait, what? By day, Viv Franklin is a tough-as-nails software engineer who designs programs and loves hospital corners. By night, Vivian’s a secret romance-novel junkie who longs for a knight in shining armor, or a cowboy ...
Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas
Brad Thomas Parsons
Ten Speed Press
Gone are the days when a lonely bottle of Angostura bitters held court behind the bar. A cocktail renaissance has swept across the country, inspiring in bartenders and their thirsty patrons a new fascination with the ingredients, techniques, and traditions that make the American cocktail so special. And few ingredients have as rich a history or serve as fundamental a role in our beverage heritage as bitters. Author and bitters enthusiast ...
The New Old Bar: Classic Cocktails and Salty Snacks from The Hearty Boys
Agate Midway, 2012
The New Old Bar is a collection of 200 great classic cocktail recipes that takes the fear out of entertaining and demystifies the party-throwing experience. Much more than an assortment of vintage cocktails (plus 25 terrific small dishes to enjoy while you drink them), The New Old Bar is a how-to manual on bringing mid-century cocktail culture to your home bar. Authors Steve McDonagh and Dan Smith comprise the Chicago restaurant and catering ...
The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
For more than twenty years, Barefoot Contessa, the acclaimed specialty food store, has been cooking and baking extraordinary dishes for enthusiastic customers in the Hamptons. For many of those years, people have tried to get the exuberant owner, Ina Garten, to share the secrets of her store. Finally, the energy and style that make Barefoot Contessa such a special place are shown here, with dozens of recipes and more than 160 breathtaking ...
American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit
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 ...
Whisky: The Manual
This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. In 'What to Drink', Dave Broom explores flavor camps - how to understand a style of whisky and - moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, ...
Drink Like A God: A Vessel Recipe Book
Year of the Tiger Press, 2013
"Think the gods have it rough? Try being their bartender..." Ten divine cocktail recipes, plus a reader drinking game for fans of the "Vessel" series, a contemporary fantasy about five hopelessly inept gods and the mortal woman who's stuck with them. These delicious character favorites are best enjoyed with a book in hand, so download a sample of "Vessel, Book I: The Advent", fire up your blender, and prepare yourself for a religious ...
Linens: For Every Room and Occasion
Jane Scott Hodges
This is the essential book on living and entertaining with elegant linens-for every day and special occasions. Offering both visual inspiration and practical information, Linens is the ultimate guide to living and entertaining with fine linens. Credited with reviving the art of couture linens for everyday use, Jane Scott Hodges's contributions to the world of fine linens have made her a favorite of house and home magazines. As the founder and ...
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
2013 Goodreads Choice Award in the category of Food & Cookbooks Congrats. You fought through War and Peace , burned through Fahrenheit 451 , and sailed through Moby-Dick . All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick , but you made it to shoreand you deserve a drink! A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink ...
The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails
Ultimate Bar Book is the first and only guide to classic and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips, this book has it all. As a mistress of mixology, the author has the classics down to a Tthe Martini, the Bloody Mary, plus the many variations (the Dirty Martini, the Virgin Mary). And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister ...
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