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"Rum Drinks", Jessica B. Harris

Pros: Great food; long list of rum drinks Cons: Drinks didn’t entirely wow me Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book (published 2009) provided courtesy of Chronicle Books.   Jessica Harris’s Rum Drinks: 50 Caribbean Cocktails, From Cuba Libre to

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Summer Cream de Menthe (no that isn’t a misspelling)

I had five leftover egg yolks from another recipe, and had no idea what to do with them, but no desire to waste them. I used the marvelous ingredient-based search engine on recipe site to look for likely candidates.

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"Zero-Proof Cocktails," Liz Scott

Pros: Wonderful and varied alcohol-free cocktail recipes! Cons: Be prepared to search for some ingredients Rating: 5 out of 5 Review copy courtesy of Ten Speed Press.   There are times when I’m glad I’m not so fond of the

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"Cocktail Food: 50 Finger Foods with Attitude", Corpening

“Cocktail Food: 50 Finger Foods with Attitude” is my third cookbook by the Corpening twins. The other two are “Wraps” and “Smoothies,” and they’re every bit as good. These women have a knack for unusual, very flavorful food with very strange names.

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