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Must-Read: Food and Wine Cocktails 2008

Aug 11 2008 - 3:00pm


As bartenders raise the bar on the quality of cocktails, it's no wonder I've become interested in doing the same at home. At happy hour, I no longer want to make a simple rum and coke, instead I prefer to experiment with exciting combinations [1] and fresh, seasonal ingredients [2].

Recently I purchased Food and Wine Cocktails 2008 [3], an informative, paperback full of classic and modern recipes from the nation's hippest bars and restaurants. From wine spritzers to whiskey drinks to party punches to bar snacks, nothing is overlooked or forgotten. To see what I think of the book, .


Pros:

Cons: Many of the spirits used in the recipes are expensive and or hard to find. If you aren't interested in creating the perfectly-stocked home bar, perhaps this isn't the best cocktail book for you.

Recipes: The recipes are straight forward and simple to follow. The book covers everything from:

Imagery: There are glossy, color photos of many of the drinks. Beautifully photographed, these images look delicious and refreshing.

Overall Rating: This is one of my newest, most favorite cookbooks!


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