A personal style of casual entertaining. Following the success of their best-selling Cooking with Booze, Ryan Jennings and David Steele have created a laidback guide to entertaining. From breakfast at the tennis club to celebrating a puppy's first birthday, Entertaining with Booze makes hosting any get-together a smash. Grouping food and drink recipes into themed parties with complete menus, the authors make planning any party a breeze. Attractively designed chapters cover the essentials of stocking a liquor cabinet and kitchen, bartending and creating the right atmosphere for any social event. There are tips for novice party-givers, an alcohol index, and quick reference guides to beers and wines. Each of the 31 showcased soirees is artfully photographed to inspire the reader, capturing the food and the signature cocktails -- and setting just the right mood.
The themes include:
- St. Paddy's Day beer fest
- Elegant engagement party
- "It's all about me"
- Christening your barbecue for the first grill of the season
- Spread thecheese party
- Summer whites garden party
- Fruit picking and preserving (also known as the put your friends to work party).
Entertaining with Booze is a terrific party handbook for great gatherings of friends and family.