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Kat Odell

Episode 31 – Day Drinking With Kat Odell

Day Drinking: 50 Cocktails for a Mellow Buzz

By Kat Odell

When the occasion calls for a drink, but not for getting drunk, mix up a batch of day drinks—low-alcohol cocktails that are festive, mouthwateringly delicious, and light on the booze.

From brunch with friends to bridal showers and barbecues, from tailgates to snow days to afternoons hanging out on the beach, just about any daytime social occasion is greatly improved by a drink. And these 50 creative cocktails are just the thing.

Listen in to episode 31. Greg and the gang does a little day drinking with the help of a real expert. Kat Odell has travelled the four corners of the world eating and drinking. Hear what she’s learned.

day drinking with Kat Odell
day drinking with Kat Odell
Brian Bartels the Bloody Mary

Episode 30- Brian Bartels: The Bloody Mary- a Book Review

Help Us Celebrate 100,000 Downloads With Author Brian Bartels!

Hey, what about those damned stickers?

My Big Fat Bloody Mary Sticker
My Big Fat Bloody Mary Sticker

The definitive guide for those devoted to the brunchtime classic, the Bloody Mary, with 50 recipes for making cocktails at home.

The Bloody Mary is one of the most universally-loved drinks. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and beyond, there simply isn’t a wrong time for a Bloody.

In The Bloody Mary, author Brian Bartels–beverage director for the beloved West Village restaurants Jeffrey’s Grocery, Joseph Leonard, Fedora, Perla, and Bar Sardine–delves into the fun history of this classic drink.(Did Hemingway create it, as legend suggests? Or was it an ornery Parisian bartender?)

More than 50 eclectic recipes, culled from top bartenders around the country, will have drinkers thinking outside the vodka box and taking garnishes to a whole new level.

ReMixology: Classic Cocktails, Reconsidered and Reinvented

Episode 22 – Public Radio Edition – Remixology Book Review

My Big Fat Bloody Mary Podcast – Episode 22

The Dream Team goes into Public Radio mode to review this awesome book. Join us for a couple of craft cocktails and a fictitious pledge drive. (You can donate if you like though :))




Here’s a Little Taste of the show. Lynn Miller teamed up with Garrison for a little duet.

From the Publisher:

History tells us that once a cocktail achieved prominence at the bar, the impulse to invent variations has been irresistible. ReMixology is a celebration of time-honored cocktails, the fascinating evolution of their formulas, and the inspiration they provide today’s craft bartenders. This book serves as a re-introduction to ten iconic potions, from the Manhattan to the Whiskey Sour, to the Old Fashioned to the Bloody Mary and more, and explores their progression and development in cocktail culture, and showcases a range of innovative and original, yet accessible interpretations that open the door to new possibilities in drinking and entertaining. Recipes will include:

Manhattan Nouveau
Bellini
Savoy Champagne Cocktail
Jamaican Coffee
The Green Mary
And More
ReMixology: Classic Cocktails, Reconsidered and Reinvented
Each section will introduce a standard cocktail, offer details and insights about its genealogy, then follow with more than a dozen adaptations and variations gathered from the vintage cocktail era and from the expertise of working bartenders in progressive cocktail programs. Palate perspectives will be explored in lively head notes, guiding the reader along the sensorial journey of 250 distinctive drinks, adapted to the home bar.

Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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