Drink Like a Woman : Shake. Stir. Conquer. Repeat.
Cocktail marketers and male bartenders like to tell women what we want to drink,and it's usually fruity, frilly, fancy, and pink. In Drink Like a Woman, Jeanette Hurt shakes up barroom expectations, stirs up some new ideas, and pours a lively collection of feminist cocktails that are just as varied, flavorful, and strong as women are.Sharing basic techniques, cocktail classics, hangover cures, drinking games, and more, this spirited guide takes the misogyny out of mixology by offering fun and functional tips for the at-home barista who doesn't need a man to mix it up. She also exposes the surprisingly sexist history of cocktail culture, and offers more than 50 recipes, crafted by top women bartenders around the country, including:Anarchy AmarettoBloody Mary RichardsNelly Bly-TaiThe LBD (The Little Black Dress)Ruth's Pink TabooWoManhattanZeldatiniThe Suffragette SourRide, Sally RideCurie RoyaleWith feisty illustrations and original recipes that call for a generous splash of female empowerment, Drink Like a Woman is sure to subvert the patriarchy, one drink at a time.
- Hardback | 232 pages
- 133 x 179 x 20mm | 432g
- 01 Nov 2016
- Seal Press
- Seattle, WA, United States
Table of contents
Some of the cocktails included in Drink Like a Woman: Bloody Mary Richards Zeldatini T'Kahlo Sunrise Nelly Bly-Tai The Little Black Dress or the LBD Curie Royale Ride, Sally Ride The Suffragette Sour The WoManhattan The Felix Fixer (in honor of the awful Supreme Court justice) The Equalizer The Bronte Sisters In the House (a woman's place is in the house...and Senate, too) Kissed by a Wookie Ruth's Pink Taboo
"Jeanette Hurt gets the most important thing 100% right at the very start of Drink Like A Woman: 'There are no girly drinks.' She then proves it with a trove of cocktails, tweaked with her own woman's touch, that need no mansplaining." --Lew Bryson, author of Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits
About Jeanette Hurt
Jeanette Hurt is the award-winning writer and author of eight culinary and drink books, including The Cheeses of California: A Culinary Travel Guide, which received the 2010 Mark Twain Award for Best Travel Book, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine and Food Pairing. As full-time journalist, Jeanette has written about spirits, wine and food for TheKitchn.com, The Four Seasons Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Entrepreneur.com, Esquire.com, and dozens of other publications. She is the 2008 recipient of the Midwest Travel Writers Mark Twain Award for Best Midwestern Travel Article. She is also a food and drinks correspondent for Milwaukee NPR affiliate WUWM's Lake Effect program and has been featured on several radio and television programs, including Martha Stewart radio. She teaches wine and culinary classes, both privately and publicly, and has appeared at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience, Wisconsin Wine & Dine, and the John Michael Kohler Art centre. She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.In a previous life, Jeanette was a police reporter for the City News Bureau in Chicago and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She graduated from Marquette University with a journalism degree. When she's not writing, traveling, cooking or shaking up some concoction with gin, bourbon, or rum, she can usually be found walking along Milwaukee's lakefront with her husband, their son, and their dog.Paige Clark is an up and coming artist working in pen and watercolour who graduated from Skidmore College in 2014 with a minor in Studio Art. This will be Paige's first work as an illustrator for a published book, and she is very excited to see where this opportunity will take her.