This innovative visual manual introduces the reader to the world of beer. Discover beers from every significant brewing region and less well-known areas. Find out about the origins, history, and particular brewing processes of each producer. Learn why beers taste the way they do, how to appreciat..
Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll transports readers back in time to witness the remarkable evolution of the American restaurant chef in the 1970s and '80s. Taking a rare, coast-to-coast perspective, Andrew Friedman goes inside Chez Panisse and other Bay Area restaurants to show how the politically charg..
This curated collection of recipes from cocktail expert Nick Mautone features forty easy-to-make seasonal drinks, including new spins on classic libations like Apricot Mulled Wine, Chestnut Hot Chocolate, and Blood Orange Sparklers. All guaranteed to put your guests in a festive mood...
Make your next beer your best beer with this revised and expanded version of the popular guide to homebrewing. Want to take total control of the beer-making process? Move beyond extract brewing and go all-grain. Richly illustrated and easy to follow, Homebrew Beyond the Basics explains it all, from..
Oz Clarke is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost wine experts - and in Oz Clarke’s World of Wine he reveals all you need to know about his favorite wines and grapes, as well as the top vineyards, growers, and winemakers. In his trademark lively and opinionated prose, Clarke takes read..
It’s not your mother’s Piña Colada! Sophisticated, flavorful, with fresh ingredients and the perfect hit of booze, a sloshie is a high-octane slushie - the ideal summer drink that’s a far cry from the cloyingly sweet blender cocktails of yore. Written by Jerry Nevins, cofounder of Kansas City’s Sno..
It's finally here--the comprehensive, authoritative book that does for beer what The Wine Bible does for wine. Written by an expert from the West Coast, where America's craft beer movement got its start, The Beer Bible is the ultimate reader- and drinker-friendly guide to all the world's beers. ..
Pressure cookers will boost flavor and cut cooking time a whopping 70 percent - but only if you know how to use them. In this cookbook, author Pamela Rice Hahn teaches you about the joys of cooking with a pressure cooker. No longer the dangers they once were, these time-saving devices are godsends t..
If you’ve ever complained about a watered-down tasting glass of lager, wondered just what is causing that certain flavor in your favorite porter, or lamented the price of your favorite craft beer, then it might be time to try perfecting your own brew at home. Whether you’re an established beer snob ..
An indispensable guide to the world's most vibrant craft beers. If you are in the mood for a craft beer - and who isn't - take advantage of the variety today's master craft brewers have to offer. With The Seven Moods of Craft Beer you discover the perfect match for any mood. No matter the mood ..