Porch Parties

Cocktail Recipes and Easy Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

By Denise Gee; Robert M. Peacock (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811865807, 144pp.)

Publication Date: April 14, 2010

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With this charming guide to casual outdoor entertaining by Denise Gee, belle-of-the-ball author of Southern Cocktails, party and decorating ideas have never been more simple or inspiring. Gee and acclaimed photographer Bobby Peacock crisscrossed the U.S. photographing their favorite porches and dreaming up fresh, summery spins on classic Southern drinks, resulting in 50 recipes for everything from punches to cocktailsincluding several nonalcoholic sippers and 10 uncomplicated snacks. Grab a bottle, whip up some Tipsy Tea or Prosecco Martinis, and take the party outside!




About the Author

Denise Gee, author of Southern Cocktails, lives in Dallas, Texas.

Robert M. Peacock is a Dallas-based photographer. His work includes Southern Cocktails.




NPR
Sunday, Jun 20, 2010

This year has yielded a bumper crop of cookbooks for the farmers market regular. Food writer T. Susan Chang has sorted through this bounty to come up with an armload of recommendations -- as well as a score of great summer recipes -- for the locavore in your life. More at NPR.org

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