The Seasonal Cocktail Companion
100 Recipes & Projects for 4 Seasons of Drinking
By Maggie Savarino
(Sasquatch Books, Hardcover, 9781570617553, 194pp.)
Publication Date: December 2011
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A lick of salt and the sour tang of lime balanced by a hint of sweet make the margarita the perfect summer thirst quencher. Fresh cane juice or tamarind puree makes it better than perfect.
The Seasonal Cocktail Companion is a season-by-season toolkit for stocking your bar straight from the farmers market. From rhubarb bitters in the springtime to Horchata nog in the summer, spirits expert Maggie Savarino gives you the tools to infuse your bar with flavorful character.
This book will not only feature recipes based around specific seasonal ingredients of a culinary bent but also show how certain cocktails can transition through the seasons--winterizing tequila and getting nog out in the sun. The book will be organized by seasons, with drink recipes geared towards the particular season as well as classic recipes--like the Champagne Cocktail or punch--reimagined for each season.