Big Easy Cocktails

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Big Easy Cocktails

Jazzy Drinks and Savory Bites from New Orleans

By Jimmy Bannos; John Demers

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580087193, 144pp.

Publication Date: January 25, 2006

Description

Cock‚Ä¢tail (kŏk'tāl') n : a many-splendored creation believed by some to have been born, bred, and elevated from mere libation to lifestyle in New Orleans. In BIG EASY COCKTAILS, chef Jimmy Bannos pays tribute to the Crescent City with a host of recipes for truly classic cocktails like the Mint Julep, newfangled concoctions like the Gentilly Sunrise, and snacks and appetizers inspired by Creole and Cajun cuisines.A colorful collection of cocktail and snack recipes that capture the authentic flavors and spirit of New Orleans.A portion of the book's proceeds will be donated to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.Includes 50 cocktail and 35 appetizer recipes plus 30 food and location photos.Features recommended music selections to accompany each cocktail recipe and a list of New Orleans-related books and movies.