The Complete Soda Making Book (Paperback)

From Homemade Root Beer to Seltzer and Sparklers, 100 Recipes to Make Your Own Soda

By Jill Houk

Adams Media, 9781440567483, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2014

List Price: 17.99*
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All-natural soft drinks everyone will love!

Zesty lemon-lime. Sweet orange cream. Tart cherry. With The Complete Soda-Making Book, you can recreate your favorite sodas in the convenience of your home--without the high price tag or all the unpronounceable ingredients. Featuring 100 all-natural, budget-friendly recipes, this book shows you how to use your soda-making appliance to craft classic and one-of-a-kind soft drinks that not only taste better than your fountain go-to, but are also lower in calories and sugar. From traditional options like cola and root beer to artisanal flavors like mango mint and lemongrass, each of these natural sodas are bursting with fresh fruits, juices, and herbs, and free of the artificial additives and sweeteners found in commercial sodas. You'll also find simple instructions on how to experiment with flavor and ingredient combinations to produce your own fizzy concoctions.

Complete with recipes for floats, cocktails, and sweet treats, The Complete Soda-Making Book is the ultimate resource for crafting delicious, healthy, and inexpensive sodas that your entire family will enjoy!

About the Author

Jill Houk is a professional chef, healthy lifestyle promoter, product spokesperson, and culinary consultant. She specializes in healthy cooking, consumer engagement, recipe development, cooking instruction, and product ideation. Her clients include Applegate Farms, Driscoll's Berries, Sara Lee and its suite of companies, and World Kitchen brands. Houk has appeared across a variety of media, including Good Morning America and Lifetime Television's The Balancing Act. She is also active in many nonprofit organizations that focus on the connection between food and health, such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Healthy Schools Campaign, and Purple Asparagus.

Praise For The Complete Soda Making Book: From Homemade Root Beer to Seltzer and Sparklers, 100 Recipes to Make Your Own Soda

"All the sodas you love, but less expensive and better for you. The recipes cover a good range of classic sodas...along with recipes that will spark your grown-up tastes.... The recipes feel fun and intriguing no matter your ultimate reason for making them." --theKitchn