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The Whiskey Sour

A Modern Guide to the Classic Cocktail
Format: Hardback
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781985900899
Pub Date: 03 Sep 2024
Illustrations: 8 b&w line drawings
Description:
Certain cocktails carry societal connotations and cultural meaning. Some drinks are regional symbols such as the mint julep, which is inextricably tied to the Kentucky Derby. Classic drinks like the old fashioned or the Manhattan tend to denote a more sophisticated or refined palate, whereas wine coolers and tropical cocktails are often associated with new or inexperienced drinkers.
Simplicity and Excellence Cover Simplicity and Excellence Cover
Format: 
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9780813199344
Pub Date: 07 May 2024
Illustrations: 21 b&w illustrations
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9781985900042
Pub Date: 07 May 2024
Illustrations: 21 b&w illustrations
Description:
Born at the turn of the twentieth century in Cynthiana, Kentucky, Elizabeth Cromwell Kremer was a woman who strove for excellence in all things. Ever resistant to the constraints of social conventions, at a time when roughly 20 percent of the US workforce was female, Kremer worked her way up the ranks of the service industry. From the home economics classrooms of the University of Kentucky to the fine dining restaurants of Louisville and New York City, Kremer's tenacity, unconventionality, and dedication helped her build a legacy that celebrated the simplicity of good, traditional Kentucky country cooking.
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780813197166
Pub Date: 20 Dec 2023
Illustrations: 86 color illustrations
Description:
The rumors are true; there are more barrels of bourbon than there are people in Kentucky. In fact, statistics tell us there are nearly two barrels of aging bourbon for every Bluegrass State citizen. With a population of nearly 4.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781912589364
Pub Date: 30 Jun 2023
Imprint: Liberties Press
Illustrations: Colour & black-and-white photographs in plate section
Description:
Guinness’s St James’s Gate Brewery is synonymous with the city and people of Dublin. From the company’s modest beginnings in 1759 to its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and its continued strength into the twenty-first century, Guinness has had an enormous influence over the city’s economic, social and cultural life.In this illustrated book, Tony Corcoran examines the magnitude of the brewery’s operation and the working lives of the thousands of Dubliners who depended on Guinness for their livelihood.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9788857574813
Pub Date: 09 Nov 2022
Description:
Il racconto di un Paese lontano e immenso, che gli italiani conoscono per sentito dire, per i suoi miti o per esserci emigrati. Il Canada come non lo avete mai letto, tra racconti di un viaggio che parte dai vicoli di Roma e termina dinanzi alla skyline mozzafiato di Vancouver. Il Canada che troverete senza averlo cercato, nelle avventurose storie dei suoi pionieri come nelle biografie dei suoi eroi contemporanei.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 204
ISBN: 9788857593203
Pub Date: 09 Nov 2022
Description:
This work integrates songwriting and academic research to explore the current challenges in managing (tourism) places. The emotional power of music propels a critical investigation into contemporary seaside, urban and rural destinations, and the ambiguities affecting their sustainable development. This journey frames tourism as a context where we can better scrutinise the contradictions of capitalism or overlook them, since we are distracted by the charming playfulness of travel consumption.
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780822947318
Pub Date: 18 Oct 2022
Description:
At the Table of Power is both a cookbook and a culinary history that intertwines social issues, personal stories, and political commentary. Renowned culinary historian Diane M. Spivey offers a unique insight into the historical experience and cultural values of African America and America in general by way of the kitchen.
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780813186894
Pub Date: 30 Sep 2022
Illustrations: 102 color halftones, 1 table
Description:
Bourbon Is My Comfort Food reveals the delicious beauty of bourbon in cocktails and the joy of creating them. Whether readers are new to bourbon or already steeped in its history and lifestyle, they will gain the knowledge to make great bourbon cocktails, share them with friends and family, and expand their whiskey horizons-because the only thing better than a glass of bourbon or a bourbon cocktail is sharing it with a friend. As the saying goes, "There are no strangers with a glass of bourbon in your hand.
The Little Book of Whiskey Cocktails Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9780813195469
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Description:
The Little Book of Whiskey Cocktails sets out to share the stories of the wide whiskey-making world and recipes suitable for whiskey drinkers of all expertise levels. Bryan Paiement takes a practical approach to exploring the various ways in which the spirit can be mixed and enjoyed. Beginning with a brief history of whiskey, Paiement answers many questions that even aficionados can’t help but stumble over: What is the difference between "whiskey" and "whisky?
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 346
ISBN: 9780813195537
Pub Date: 12 Jul 2022
Series: Horses in History
Description:
For a few months in 1982, Landaluce was a national celebrity. In her second start, just one week after claiming her maiden, the two-year-old filly won the Hollywood Lassie Stakes by 21 lengths – a margin of victory that remains the largest ever in any race by a two-year-old at Hollywood Park. Landaluce was poised to become the next American super-horse.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9780813195339
Pub Date: 08 Mar 2022
Description:
Jennie C. Benedict's The Blue Ribbon Cook Book represents the very best in the tradition of southern regional cooking. Recipes for such classic dishes as Parker House rolls, lamb chops, corn pudding, Waldorf salad, and cheese and nut sandwiches are nestled among longtime local favorites such as apple butter, rice pudding, griddle cakes, and Benedictine, the cucumber sandwich spread that bore Benedict's name.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781914268014
Pub Date: 28 Dec 2021
Imprint: Society for Libyan Studies
Description:
Camels, one of creation's most remarkable animals, are celebrated through this fascinating historical study of their place in the modern imperial era. Goudie's wide-ranging research into the exploration and use of camels reveals dramatic stories and personalities, with an impressive geographical coverage. Descriptions of their biology, value and benefits, travellers' stories then link them to their historical context.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780822966784
Pub Date: 28 Dec 2021
Description:
Ukrainian cooking embodies national and ethnic tastes and reflects the spiritual and social awareness of Ukrainians. More than just a cookbook, Festive Ukrainian Cooking is a definitive account of traditional Ukrainian culture as perpetuated in family rituals and celebrated with elegantly prepared food and drink. Working from original sources in Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish, and drawing on experience as an accomplished cook, Marta Pisetska Farley arranges these recipes as they were enjoyed throughout the year, beginning with kolach, a glazed braided bread sprinkled with poppy seeds, for Christmas Eve, and ending with succulent dishes made with wild mushrooms harvested in the fall.
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 247
ISBN: 9780822946915
Pub Date: 28 Dec 2021
Series: Pitt Illuminations
Description:
Travelers from Europe, North, and South America often perceive Mexico as a mythical place onto which they project their own cultures’ desires, fears, and anxieties. Gómez argues that Mexico’s role in these narratives was not passive and that the environment, peoples, ruins, political revolutions, and economy of Mexico were fundamental to the configuration of modern Western art and science. This project studies the images of Mexico and the ways they were contested by travelers of different national origins and trained in varied disciplines from the 19th to the 21st centuries.
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781838359379
Pub Date: 28 Nov 2021
Imprint: Liffey Press
Illustrations: 50+ colour plates
Description:
Written for food aficionados everywhere, this book provides an entertaining look at the history and development of the key foods we eat every day. Mike Gibney, Professor Emeritus of Food and Health at University College Dublin, traces the story of food from early hunter gatherers through settled agriculture to the migration across Europe, and examines the influence early trading, imperial conquests and medieval exploration had on the food chain.Along the way Food through the Ages uncovers some fascinating nuggets:* Indian rice is fluffy to eat with the hand, while Chinese rice is sticky to eat with chopsticks.
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Format: Hardback
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9780993564697
Pub Date: 04 Jan 2021
Imprint: AFV Modeller
Illustrations: 400
Description:
The first half of the book is a scrapbook of Veitch life in football and covers all the success he had as Captain of Newcastle United (FA Cup win and the 3 league championships). It also looks into the many activities he was involved with outside of football. The second half of the book is his own life story that he wrote in 1931 for the Sunday Sun.