Tipsy Texan

Author: David Alan
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449441416
Size: 16,55 MB
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“David Alan is the epitome of Oscar Wilde’s good advice: ‘Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.’ You can’t get more ‘yourself’ than David, known far and wide for his unique, creative, and delightful Tipsy Texan handcrafted cocktails. And now, thanks to his truly delicious book, we can all mix up our own tastes of David’s Texas—from Austin loquats to Hill Country peaches, blended with the state’s finest artisan liquors. Cheers!” —Jim Hightower, author, nationally syndicated columnist, radio commentator, and editor of the Hightower Lowdown “Don’t let the Tipsy Texan’s clever nickname fool you: Here’s a man who seriously understands the art and the lore of the cocktail. Long at the forefront of Texas mixology, David Alan has created a delightful new book that outlines all that’s needed to make cocktails like a pro. His unique ability to dream up delicious takes on classic cocktails will inspire you. From ‘light and refreshing’ to ‘big and boozy,’ David delivers a cocktail for every taste and occasion. David may be a hardcore Texan, but his irresistible cocktails are certain to have universal appeal.” —Rebecca Rather, Texas chef and author of The Pastry Queen, The Pastry Queen Christmas, and Pastry Queen Parties Tipsy Texan is a snapshot of the current Texas cocktail and spirit culture. Meet the bartenders who ushered in the Texas cocktail revival, and see the places where they ply their trade. Read about the distillers who have put Texas on the national craft distilling map, and all the wonderful cocktails that Texas bartenders (and bar patrons!) have devised in which to use these homegrown spirits. Join us on a tour of the gardens and farmers' markets that give Texans an incredible year-round assortment of fruits and vegetables, ripe for the picking—and ripe for the drinking. The book's recipes are organized by the way people drink: Big & Boozy drinks for when hearty, spirit-forward cocktails are the order; Light, Bright & Refreshing cocktails that will get you through those long, hot Texas summers; and Sweet, Creamy, and Desserty cocktails that will satisfy the sweet tooth. A section on techniques will reveal tricks of the trade, with each recipe accompanied by ingredient notes for anything out of the ordinary or that must be house-made. Recipes include the author's own creations, as well as classic cocktails with local and regional twists, such as the Old Austin, a Texas update on the Old Fashioned, sweetened with toasted pecan syrup. The Peach Tom Collins is a simple variation on the classic that tastes like Hill Country in a glass. As the summer recedes and the trees begin to bear fall fruits, the Harvest Punch showcases local rum, seasonal spices, and fresh pressed apple cider. Winter may come and go in the blink of an eye, at least in the state's southernmost parts, but there's at least enough time for a bowl of Absinthe Eggnog or a Golden Sleigh, an eggnog variation on the old Golden Cadillac. Succulent red grapefruits—the crown jewels of Texas's indigenous cocktail ingredients from the Rio Grande valley—figure prominently here.

Texas Cocktails

Author: Nico Martini
Editor: Cider Mill Press
ISBN: 9781604337686
Size: 19,20 MB
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Mix up more than 100 craft cocktails from the Lone Star State. Immerse yourself in Texas' cocktail culture with this elegant new guide to the best bars and cocktails the state has to offer. Far more than just a recipe book, Texas Cocktails features signature creations by the best mixologists from Houston to El Paso, and everywhere in between. Within the gorgeous, die-cut covers, you'll find: *More than 100 essential and exciting cocktail recipes *New variations of the classic Margarita and Harvey Wallbanger *Interviews with the state's trendsetting bartenders and mixologists *Bartending tips and techniques from the experts *Profiles of Texas distilleries and their featured spirits *Food and drink hotspots across the state *And much more! Mix up your own Lone Star libations with this perfect guide to the art of craft cocktails! Texas Cocktails is the fourth book in Cider Mill's upscale cocktail collection, which also includes Paris Cocktails, New Orleans Cocktails, and New York Cocktails; each title in this elegantly designed series features a gorgeous, die-cut cover, an intimate trim size, and amazing, full-color photography throughout.

The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook

Author: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance
Editor: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625840349
Size: 15,93 MB
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As food communities around the world reinvented themselves through social media, some of the savviest online taste buds of one noted food capital banded together in 2010 to form the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. Through their blogs--and now their first-ever cookbook--these culinary enthusiasts share images of favorite dishes, stories of life in Texas and, of course, recipes. From Persian stew to Czech kolaches, Greek phyllo wraps and good old Texas sheet cake, each dish illustrates the diversity of the city and tempts even the most discerning of palates.

Cowboy Cocktails

Author: Grady Spears
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0307815366
Size: 20,51 MB
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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. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Cosmo S Official Cocktail Book

Author: Cosmopolitan
Editor:
ISBN: 9781588168870
Size: 17,68 MB
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Because nothing's hotter than a girl who can whip up a killer drink, here's a bar-full of cocktail recipes served up Cosmo style: colorful, sexy, and luscious. This tasty collection features dozens of the magazine's most delicious and easy-to-make drinks, organized by mood or occasion. Plus, there's a special Cosmo touch that makes this book stand out from any other: enticing “Conversation Starters”-like “Guess why this one's called a Naughty Schoolgirl?”--as well as Cool Facts and Bonus Tips that will turn the reader into an irresistible, seductive mixologist.

Austin Breakfast Tacos

Author: Mando Rayo
Editor: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625845057
Size: 18,66 MB
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Fresh tortillas, fluffy huevos con bacon and spicy salsa--good morning, Austin. Or good afternoon, evening, night--whenever From taco tailgates to taquerias, there is a taco for every occasion and persuasion. Some say that it was born in the days of cowboys and vaqueros, and others say it was a creation of the Tex-Mex culture, but one thing is certain: the breakfast taco has taken over the Capital City. From South Congress to North Austin, neon and chalkboard signs tempt hungry passersby with their best morning-time handheld bites. With over forty breakfast taco recipes, Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece investigate (and masticate) the history, culture and traditions of that indelible and delectable Austin treat: the breakfast taco..

Casa Marcela

Author: Marcela Valladolid
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544808576
Size: 19,73 MB
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California-Mexican-style recipes and menus from the beloved Food Network host From the long-time host of Food Network's Mexican Made Easy and now co-host of The Kitchen comes Marcela's most personal collection of recipes yet, a reflection of her experience growing up in Tijuana and traveling back and forth to San Diego to see family and friends and for school. This book captures a culture centered around food, loved ones, and gatherings with mouthwatering recipes and in vibrant photography, all shot at Valladolid's home. Mexican food really is simple at its core, if you have some extra time for slow roasting meats or to prepare a few salsas, and the results are sure to impress. There are small bites like Cod Fritters with Chipotle Tartar Sauce and Grilled Steak and Cheese Tostadas; entrees such as Red Chile Lamb Stew and Roasted Tomatillo Salmon; and even drinks and desserts for special occasions, including Strawberry Layered Tres Leches Cake. With mouthwatering recipes and evocative photography, Casa Marcela presents Mexican food in a way never seen before.

Breakfast In Texas

Author: Terry Thompson-Anderson
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477310444
Size: 10,30 MB
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Texans love the morning meal, whether it's bacon and eggs (often eaten in a breakfast taco) or something as distinctively nontraditional as saag paneer omelets, pon haus, or goat curry. A Lone Star breakfast can be a time for eating healthy, or for indulging in decadent food and drink. And with Texas's rich regional and cultural diversity, an amazing variety of dishes graces the state's breakfast and brunch tables. The first Texas cookbook dedicated exclusively to the morning meal, Breakfast in Texas gathers nearly one hundred recipes that range from perfectly prepared classics to the breakfast foods of our regional cuisines (Southern, Mexican, German, Czech, Indian, and Asian among them) to stand-out dishes from the state's established and rising chefs and restaurants. Terry Thompson-Anderson organizes the book into sections that cover breakfast and brunch libations (with and without alcohol); simple, classic, and fancy egg presentations; pancakes, French toast, and waffles; meat lover's dishes; seafood and shellfish; vegan dishes and sides; and pastries. The recipes reference locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, and Thompson-Anderson provides enjoyable notes about the chefs who created them or the cultural history they represent. She also offers an expert primer on cooking eggs, featuring an encounter with Julia Child, as well as a selection of theme brunches (the boozy brunch, the make-ahead brunch, New Year's Day brunch, Mother's Day brunch with seasonal ingredients, teenage daughter's post-slumber party breakfast, and more). Sandy Wilson's color photographs of many of the dishes and the chefs and restaurants who serve them provide a lovely visual counterpoint to the appetizing text.

Adventures In The Bone Trade

Author: Jon Kalb
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387216189
Size: 18,16 MB
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As co-founder of the expedition that discovered Lucy, and leader of most of the first site-surveys in the Afar Depression in Ethiopia, Jon Kalb has years of experience with the region, its politics, and the scientists involved in the excavations. A participant himself in the "bone wars" that accompanied these discoveries, Kalb recounts the cutthroat competition and back stabbing that were often part of the media-highlighted race to find the oldest hominid fossil. He weaves this story in the rich fabric of Ethiopian society and politics, the plight of the regions peoples, and the international maneuverings for control of the fossil finds.

The Cocktail Club

Author: Maureen Christian Petrosky
Editor: Abrams
ISBN: 161312600X
Size: 11,88 MB
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With a little bit of history and a lot of flavor, The Cocktail Club is a guide for connecting with your friends over the best-tasting therapy around—cock­tails! Using a format reminiscent of your favorite book club, Maureen Christian Petrosky highlights one specific spirit or drink type each month. Classic favorites like the Martini and the Old-Fashioned, as well as new sips like the Mason Jar Basil Pisco Sour and Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer, will inspire novices and enthusiasts alike to build up their bar vocabulary and taste outside their comfort zone. The book also offers a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres pairings like Grilled Figs with Prosciutto and Rosemary Lemon Bars. So whether you’ve been curious about absinthe rinses or want to bone up on your bitters, The Cocktail Club gives you the perfect excuse to pull out your shaker and dip into the art of at-home mixology.