One hundred seasonal recipes for punches and pitchers, frosty drinks, classics and throwbacks, and more. Whether you're lounging by the pool, cooking over a grill, or relaxing in the hammock, you need a great drink. And with Summer Cocktails, Maria del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano will help you discover your favorite fair-weather friends, from Peachy Keen Punch to Ginger-Lemongrass Pina Colada. Craft your beverages from the bottom up with underpinnings straight from your summer garden, including Strawberry-Rosemary Shrub, Rhubarb Syrup, or Tomatillo and Coriander Tequila. Plus, round out the perfect party with savory snacks to match your cool drinks. Cheers.
About the Author
A graduate of the International Culinary Center, Maria Del Mar Sacasa is a writer, food stylist, and recipe developer who has worked for Vogue, Lucky, and Cook's Country. Her styling work has appeared in numerous print publications, TV commercials, product packaging, and cookbooks. She lives in New York City and Los Angeles. Tara Striano is a native New Yorker and graduate of NYU. Her photography has been featured in publications such as House Beautiful, O, The Oprah Magazine, Garnet Hill, and Elle Decor. Together, Maria del Mar and Tara share recipes, photos, and stories from their lives behind the scenes of the food industry on their blog, Cookin' & Shootin' (www.cookinandshootin.com).