Cooking Drunk contains recipes that utilize wine or other forms of alcohol (It dissipates during the cooking process, but retains valued flavors.) So, enjoy the various types of recipes with alcohols for a blending of ingredients by threading wine in and around them. In my attempt to complement each of these recipes by dribbling wine in a recipe or listing a paired wine to drink or serve will be a lesson in futility if wine is not part of your cooking habit. Otherwise, hopefully, after trying some of these recipes, you will share my zest and motto, "If it tastes good in the recipe, use it!"
There are more than 3,000 different kinds of cheese currently registered with the FDA, and hundreds more made in small villages, towns, and back countries around the world. Since the earliest record of milk cultivation, humans have been creating new kinds of cheese and today it has become one of the most used, popular food items in the world. Rich, creamy, sharp, or spicy cheeses can add a bit of zest to any meal and with the right recipes and the tools needed to make your own, you can start enjoying the joy of cheese from your own kitchen. Learning how to make your own cheese starts with knowing the differences and necessities for each kind of cheese and then adding a bit of your own creativity to the mixture. This book provides 101 of the most popular, well known cheese recipes in the world into one, easy to follow resource designed to help even the most unpracticed of cheese aficionados start creating at home. The basics of making cheese will be covered from the start, giving you a detailed walkthrough of everything you need to create your own dairy products, including equipment, products, time, and money. You will learn the basics of food safety in regards to cheese and what parts of the product you can use and what you must discard. You will learn the essentials of what each different kind of cheese entails, including hard, soft, and Italian cheeses among others. With recipes gathered from top resources around the globe, you will then be able to start making cheeses for yourself, ranging from the creaminess of fromage blanc to the sharp bite of cheddar or smooth meltiness of mozzarella. For every cheese lover out there who has dreamed of making their own cheeses at home, this book is for you.
The world is full of wines. So why waste your time drinking something mediocre? Award-winning author Margaret Rand has selected the 101 wines you should taste in your lifetime. Some will definitely challenge your bank balance - but are so worth it; some are classics that any serious wine lover should experience; others are secret inexpensive gems that you will be delighted to discover. Together they form a fabulous selection of must-drink wines. From the prestigious vineyards of France and California to lesser-known wine makers in Hungary and Greece, discover the best wines from across the globe. Complete with tasting notes, advice on the best vintages and dishes to pair with the wines, this is the perfect gift for both wine aficionados and wine novices alike.
"This guide describes the origin and characteristics of the most important wine varieties available in the United States, and includes a table of suggested food-and-wine pairings at the end of the guide. It is intended to provide a quick reference for both the novice wine drinker and for the more experienced person who would simply like a guide to a good wine to serve with dinner."
"George W. Burns examines the healing value of using metaphors in therapy and provides 101 inspirational story ideas that therapists can adapt to share with clients for effecting change. He explains how to tell stories that engage the client, how to make them metaphoric, and where to find sources for such tales. Burns also shows readers how to build stories from personal experiences or their own imagination to use in session, making this thoughtful book an especially creative therapeutic tool."--BOOK JACKET.
Embrace the pink wine state of mind with the ultimate guide to drinking and entertaining with everyone's favorite blush beverage, from the creators of @yeswayrose! Fresh, easygoing, and a little bit whimsical, rosé is more than just a wine -- it's shorthand for an entire lifestyle. And nothing embodies the lighthearted joy of "drinking pink" more than the wine and lifestyle brand Yes Way Rosé. Equal parts informative and celebratory, Yes Way Rosé is both a wine primer and a source of lifestyle inspiration. Readers will learn the ins and outs of rosé production, as well as the major wine-making regions, before diving into food pairings, rosé cocktails, and even rosé-inspired astrology. From Rosé 101, tasting notes, and recipes, to tips on maintaining "rosé vibes" and throwing an incredible soirée, Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huganir translate their vibrant, humorous, and well-informed passion for rosé into an irresistible gift book. Overflowing with full-color photographs and cheeky illustrations, Yes Way Rosé is the perfect read for anyone who has ever fallen under the alluring spell of pink wine.
Do you know how much the most expensive bottle of wine ever auctioned sold for? Or how the production processes of red and white wine differ? What should you be doing when a waiter hands you a cork? And what is the difference between an aroma and a bouquet? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating book about wine. Whether you are an experienced wine buff and want to discover some interesting and little-known facts, or you are new to the world of fine wines and want an introduction to the subject, this is an excellent addition to your bookshelf.
A Critical Selection of the Best, the Necessary and the Special in Kitchen Equipment and Utensils, Over 4000 Items Including 200 Extraordinary Recipes Plus Cooking Folklore and 1700 Illustrations Produced with the Assistance of the World's Leading Food Authorities
Discover the nuances of California wines and increase your drinking pleasure Want to be a California wine connoisseur? This friendly guide gives you the knowledge you need to appreciate these fine wines, showing you how to taste them, select a good bottle, pair wine with food, and much more. You'll see why certain wine regions are renowned and how to further enrich your wine-drinking experience. California wine 101 — understand the range of California wines, what makes them unique, and what a varietal wine is Review the regions — explore the major wine regions of California and what makes each one special, from the soil to the climate Open the bottle — become fluent in the Big Six: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel Go beyond the basics — appreciate Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Syrah, sparkling wines, and more Round out your wine experience — pair and share wines, learn about the proper glassware and serving temperatures, and prepare for a winery visit Open the book and find: An overview of California wine today Wine recommendations for all budgets Explanations of wine label language A map of wine regions Tips for aging and collecting California wines Winery tasting etiquette The ins and outs of recent vintages Top wine country travel destinations