The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Indiana University Press

ISBN:0253052327

Total Pages:432

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Over the past decade, the popularity of cocktails has returned with gusto. Amateur and professional mixologists alike have set about recovering not just the craft of the cocktail, but also its history, philosophy, and culture. The Shaken and the Stirred features essays written by distillers, bartenders and amateur mixologists, as well as scholars, all examining the so-called 'Cocktail Revival' and cocktail culture. Why has the cocktail returned with such force? Why has the cocktail always acted as a cultural indicator of class, race, sexuality and politics in both the real and the fictional world? Why has the cocktail revival produced a host of professional organizations, blogs, and conferences devoted to examining and reviving both the drinks and habits of these earlier cultures?

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Shaken Not Stirred

Author:Anistatia R. Miller,Jared Brown

Publisher:Harper Collins

ISBN:0062130277

Total Pages:224

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This updated edition features recipes from the world's greatest mixologists, including 107 classic gin and vodka Martinis, more than 110 Modern Martinis, and a directory of the world's best Martini lounges Shaken Not Stirred® celebrates the Martini—the quintessential cocktail, the crowning jewel of civilized decadence. Historians and mixologists Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown revise their lists of classic Martini recipes and update their roster of modern Martinis— from the Espresso Martini to the Fresh Fruit Martini, from Cosmos to MarTEAnis—to suit current taste. They also provide eye-opening, never-before-published discoveries in their history of the cocktail in both America and Europe. Over the past fifteen years the way people think about and drink cocktails, especially Martinis, has been radically transformed. In this new edition, readers can hone their bar skills with tips from some of the world's finest mixologists. They can learn how to stock a topshelf home bar as well as make infusions and special garnishes. Partyplanning advice, fun bits of trivia, a few jokes and anecdotes, plus a directory of the world's best cocktail bars, are the finishing garnish on this modern cocktail classic!

The Shaken and the Stirred

Author:Stephen Schneider,Craig N. Owens

Publisher:Indiana University Press

ISBN:0253052327

Total Pages:432

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Over the past decade, the popularity of cocktails has returned with gusto. Amateur and professional mixologists alike have set about recovering not just the craft of the cocktail, but also its history, philosophy, and culture. The Shaken and the Stirred features essays written by distillers, bartenders and amateur mixologists, as well as scholars, all examining the so-called 'Cocktail Revival' and cocktail culture. Why has the cocktail returned with such force? Why has the cocktail always acted as a cultural indicator of class, race, sexuality and politics in both the real and the fictional world? Why has the cocktail revival produced a host of professional organizations, blogs, and conferences devoted to examining and reviving both the drinks and habits of these earlier cultures?

Shaken and Stirred

Author:William L. Hamilton

Publisher:Zondervan

ISBN:006187339X

Total Pages:240

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William L. Hamilton loves a good gimlet. Rose's and lime. Straight up. Perfectly iced. Make the glass pretty too. "It ruined my reputation for thinking before I speak," he writes of that love. "I accept the trade-off." Like Lewis Carroll's Alice, when Hamilton sees it, he drinks it -- and tells the incredible tale. In "Shaken and Stirred," his biweekly Sunday Styles column, now an original book of his drinking adventures, the intrepid New York Times reporter offers a gimlet-eyed look at contemporary culture through the panoptic view of a cocktail glass. From the venerable martini to the young Dirty Jane, Hamilton shares his tip on the sip. You hold in your hands a guide to "how it goes down." Not a cocktail manual or a Baedeker to the bar scene but a drinker's guide to drinking. These are four-ounce adventures of cocktails and the people who make them, from the bartenders and chefs to the patrons, the politicians and the power players of the liquor industry. There are tales of the Champagne high life, the Long Island Iced Tea low life; men like Dr. Brown and his celery soda, and women like Eve and her Apple Martini. Hamilton's weekly Runyanesque rounds cover all the watering holes and their poisons, from the East Side's Southside to the Incredible Hulk in the Bronx, and monitors the latest trends, from the ultra-premium vodka wars to the Red Bull market. Shaken and Stirred is a report on a popular culture that comes alive after five, when the mood turns social and the moment is sweet (or sour, or bitter, or dry). Hamilton has also picked up the best (or the most unbelievable) cocktail recipes from bars, lounges and restaurants in New York City and beyond. There is common sense and creativity in the classics, and new inventions with their eye on the prize, such as the Huckleberry Ginn and the Bleeding Heart."drink me," said the bottle in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Hamilton has, in every instance, and bottled his thoughts in sixty-four essays that are as readable as they are drinkable. Mix a gimlet, or a Minnesota Anti-Freeze, or a Gibson or a Bone. And spend a night in, on the town.

Organic, Shaken and Stirred

Author:Paul Abercrombie

Publisher:Harvard Common Press

ISBN:1558327258

Total Pages:176

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This collection of hip cocktail recipes features 100 eco-friendly, organic cocktails from the trendiest bars and nightclubs across the country, along with a few new creations by the author. Enjoy the Voluptuous (culled from the Grand Pu Bah restaurant in San Francisco), organic strawberry muddled with organic gin, agave nectar, organic egg white, and a splash of absinthe. The Lunacy (from the Royalton in New York City) gets two green thumbs up for its mixture of organic blackberries, lemon juice, organic simple syrup, organic reposado tequila, Lillet Blanc, and açai spirit. And then there’s the sublime yet simple Au Provence (from Eastern Standard in Boston), made with tarragon-infused organic simple syrup, organic vodka, and lime juice. In addition to the drink recipes, there’s also a thorough introduction to today’s producers of organic vodka, gin, tequila, and other spirits—a new generation of small-scale producers who believe in sustainable agriculture, traditional methods, and environmentally sound practices. Learn how to set up a green bar, with tips on ingredients, techniques, and equipment. Gorgeous color photos throughout demonstrate the diversity and deliciousness of these eco-friendly cocktails.

Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred

Author:Paula Smith

Publisher:eBook Partnership

ISBN:1839781572

Total Pages:368

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This uplifting romantic comedy takes you on Alice's journey, interweaving her relationships with real-life characters and dreams involving her favourite romantic screen idols.Lamenting the loss of her long-term partner and having been made redundant, Alice makes a New Year's resolution to get on with life, and definitely without a man. But things don't quite go to plan. As her Aunt Betty says, 'Men, dear, are like buses, there are none on the horizon then three come along at once.' Alice certainly is shaken and definitely stirred.

Stirred But Not Shaken

Author:Keith Floyd

Publisher:Pan Macmillan

ISBN:0330525360

Total Pages:N.A

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He was the first celebrity chef, the swashbuckling cook who crossed the high seas, on a BBC budget, communicating his love of food to millions of viewers. Make a wonderful dish and have a bloody good time: that was the criteria of Keith Floyd's mission (a mission that lasted several decades). Along the way he inspired a generation of men to get into the kitchen. After starting out in a hotel kitchen in Bristol, he made and lost fortunes, was married four times, and dealt with a level of fame that bemused him. Now, in his honest and revealing memoir, completed just before he died, Keith reflects on the ups and downs of his career. Above all, the much loved, often copied, Keith Floyd whooshes the reader through his adventures, from the hilarious to the downright lunatic. As irrepressible, funny and charming as Keith himself, Stirred But Not Shaken is a must-read for anyone who loves life, food, women . . . and a quick slurp.

Shaken

Author:Ian Fleming

Publisher:HarperCollins

ISBN:0062896245

Total Pages:224

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Readers can explore James Bond creator Ian Fleming’s writing on the pleasures of drinking and mix themselves fifty delicious cocktails from recipes inspired by his books and developed by award-winning London bar, Swift. Both Bond and Fleming were partial to a stiff drink. In both fiction and real life, cocktails were an important and well-chosen accompaniment to adventure and daring and often relaxing. Fleming made the Martini famous with Bond’s ritual of always ordering it “shaken, not stirred”. But in every James Bond book a wide selection of strong, sophisticated and carefully crafted drinks are essential details to the story. The recipes in Shaken are divided into five categories: Straight Up; On the Rocks; Tall; Fizzy; and Exotic. Sip on inventions such as Smersh, Moneypenny, That Old Devil M and Diamonds Are Forever, as well as classic Bond cocktails such as the Vesper—and, of course, the Dry Martini. Each recipe is illustrated by a stunning full-color photo of the drink and wonderful extracts from Fleming’s writing—taken from the passage where the drink was featured or a place, character, or plot that inspired it. Shaken features a foreword written by the novelist’s nephew, Fergus Fleming, as well as plenty of his writing on whisky, gin, rum, and other spirits.

Shaken or Stirred

Author:Georgia Beers

Publisher:Bold Strokes Books Inc

ISBN:1635559294

Total Pages:N.A

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The only girl in a house of boys, Julia Martini worked extra hard to get noticed. That has made her business-minded and driven, and she’s determined to turn her family’s struggling bar around. Simple. All she has to do is remodel, re-staff, and rebrand the place, work insane hours and ignore the sexy blonde who comes in to...she’s flirting, right? ’Cause Julia’s rusty and has zero time for dating, even if their chemistry is off-the-charts steamy. Savannah McNally’s needs always come last. A caretaker by trade, she also takes care of her widowed dad, her brother, her sister, and everybody else on the planet, it seems. When her dad finally starts dating, Savannah can focus on her own life for once—her career, her house, maybe even that super-hot bartender at Martini’s who has her thinking naughty thoughts. When family feuds are exposed and a popular blog trashes the bar, the weight of business decisions, family loyalty, and life in general may outweigh their attraction that could lead to more.

Stirred

Author:Charity Ferrell

Publisher:Charity Ferrell LLC

ISBN:1952496004

Total Pages:300

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I don’t want him. I can’t do this. That’s what my ex said after our son was born, leaving me a single dad. These days, my world consists of two things: Noah and my bar. Until her—the woman I want —but can never have. My ex’s sister wasn’t supposed to be stirred into the mix. Even though I try to push her away, my son falls in love with her. As much as I want to keep my distance, I can’t break his heart. Lines become blurred, and fighting our attraction becomes nearly impossible. Even though we know it’s wrong, desire doesn’t always fade away. As soon as we cross that line, nothing will be the same and everything will fall apart. And it does.

Shake. Stir. Sip.

Author:Kara Newman

Publisher:Chronicle Books

ISBN:1452152748

Total Pages:96

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Some of the best cocktails are the easiest to make, and author Kara Newman figured out the secret—using equal parts of the main ingredients and adding a dash of bitters or a splash of seltzer to gild the lily. Take the Cucumber Gimlet: Combine one part each vodka, lime juice, and lemonade; 2 cucumber slices; then garnish with a basil leaf! And beverages like this are a breeze to size up for parties—just double, triple, or quadruple the proportions. This book contains 40 simple recipes, from two-ingredient sips like the Bamboo Cocktail to timeless classics like the ever-popular Negroni, proving that great, artisanal cocktails don't have to come from a bar.

Death & Co

Author:David Kaplan,Nick Fauchald,Alex Day

Publisher:Ten Speed Press

ISBN:1607745267

Total Pages:320

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The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention. Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staff—the best in the industry—Death & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference. Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world.

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

Author:H. P. Lovecraft,George Henry Weiss

Publisher:Read Books Ltd

ISBN:147336924X

Total Pages:162

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When Charles Dexter Ward escapes from a mental asylum Wards' family doctor, Marinus Bicknell Willett, endeavours to unearth the reason for the madness and physiological changes that afflicted his patient. Willett learns that Ward had spent the last few years looking for the grave of his ancestor entrepreneur and alleged alchemist, Joseph Curwen. However, Willet discovers that the notable entrepreneur guarded a terrible secret. A chilling tale of evil spirits and supernatural forces, “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward” is highly recommended for fans of horror fiction and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other works by this author. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) was an American writer of supernatural horror fiction. Though his works remained largely unknown and did not furnish him with a decent living, Lovecraft is today considered to be among the most significant writers of supernatural horror fiction of the twentieth century. Read & Co. is publishing this classic novel now as part of our “Fantasy and Horror Classics” imprint in a new edition with a dedication by George Henry Weiss.

Shaken, Not Stirred!

Author:Metin Tolan,Joachim Stolze

Publisher:Springer Nature

ISBN:303040109X

Total Pages:199

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How do James Bond’s X-ray glasses work, the ones he uses to see whether the lady at the roulette table has a pistol concealed in her underwear? Is it really possible to launch oneself into the air and catch up with a plane that is free-falling towards the earth? Or to shoot down a helicopter with a pistol? In this lively and informative book, Germany's boldest physics professor Metin Tolan analyses the stunts and gadgets of the 007 films and even answers the question of all questions: Why does Bond drink his vodka martini shaken, not stirred? "So much entertaining science is a rare thing." Spiegel Online

Biophysical Methods for Biotherapeutics

Author:Tapan K. Das

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1118354680

Total Pages:376

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With a focus on practical applications of biophysical techniques, this book links fundamental biophysics to the process of biopharmaceutical development. • Helps formulation and analytical scientists in pharma and biotech better understand and use biophysical methods • Chapters organized according to the sequential nature of the drug development process • Helps formulation, analytical, and bioanalytical scientists in pharma and biotech better understand and usestrengths and limitations of biophysical methods • Explains how to use biophysical methods, the information obtained, and what needs to be presented in a regulatory filing, assess impact on quality and immunogenicity • With a focus on practical applications of biophysical techniques, this book links fundamental biophysics to the process of biopharmaceutical development.

To Shake the Sleeping Self

Author:Jedidiah Jenkins

Publisher:Convergent Books

ISBN:1524761397

Total Pages:336

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “With winning candor, Jedidiah Jenkins takes us with him as he bicycles across two continents and delves deeply into his own beautiful heart.”—Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things On the eve of turning thirty, terrified of being funneled into a life he didn’t choose, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent sixteen months cycling from Oregon to Patagonia. He chronicled the trip on Instagram, where his photos and reflections drew hundreds of thousands of followers, all gathered around the question: What makes a life worth living? In this unflinchingly honest memoir, Jed narrates his adventure—the people and places he encountered on his way to the bottom of the world—as well as the internal journey that started it all. As he traverses cities, mountains, and inner boundaries, Jenkins grapples with the question of what it means to be an adult, his struggle to reconcile his sexual identity with his conservative Christian upbringing, and his belief in travel as a way to wake us up to life back home. A soul-stirring read for the wanderer in each of us, To Shake the Sleeping Self is an unforgettable reflection on adventure, identity, and a life lived without regret. Praise for To Shake the Sleeping Self “[Jenkins is] a guy deeply connected to his personal truth and just so refreshingly present.”—Rich Roll, author of Finding Ultra “This is much more than a book about a bike ride. This is a deep soul deepening us. Jedidiah Jenkins is a mystic disguised as a millennial.”—Tom Shadyac, author of Life’s Operating Manual “Thought-provoking and inspirational . . . This uplifting memoir and travelogue will remind readers of the power of movement for the body and the soul.”—Publishers Weekly

Shaken Not Stirred

Author:Alyssa Rose Ivy

Publisher:Alyssa Rose Ivy

ISBN:

Total Pages:249

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Finding the perfect guy is like mixing the perfect drink. It's all about the taste and presentation. Maddy's gone off the deep end, at least that's what her family thinks when she handles her med school rejections by moving to the Outer Banks. It doesn't help that she's paying her bills by bartending and is sharing walls with two guys, even if one of them is her childhood best friend. Her choice of men seems more balanced on the surface—Colin is driven, sexy, and gainfully employed, but she can't help spending her Thursday nights searching for the perfect drink for Lyle, whose music captivates her with its haunting lyrics. Maddy believes everyone has a perfect drink—and finding Lyle's isn't a challenge she's willing to lose. *New Adult Romance*

Eureka!

Author:New Scientist

Publisher:John Murray

ISBN:1529394120

Total Pages:416

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Introduced by Jim Al-Khalili Could you surf down an erupting volcano? Why do zebras have stripes? Are you breathing the same air as Leonardo da Vinci? Are there any green mammals? Why do pineapples have spikes? Why do songs get stuck in your head? What happens when black holes collide? Can you extract your DNA? New Scientist has been a treasure trove of fascinating and surprising questions and answers for over a decade. From how to measure the speed of light using chocolate, to why dogs howl at sirens, Eureka! brings together 365 mindblowing questions, fascinating facts and exciting experiments. If you've ever wondered how to escape quicksand, what would happen if the moon vanished, and why cats (nearly) always land on their feet, you've come to the right place.

Stirred But Not Shaken

Author:Deep Shiva

Publisher:Sristhi Publishers & Distributors

ISBN:9380349734

Total Pages:176

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Mohit came to Delhi from a small town to make it big. He is quite sorted, with a comfortable place to stay, a well-paying job, and a few friends and loved ones. Despite that, he is quite stirred by the way things happen in the city. When he bags a job in a multinational ad agency, he does not know that getting a job and keeping it are two very different ball games. Natasha is stunningly beautiful and overly ambitious, and their lives get entangled when she falls for him. But is this true love, or is there something more to it? Parvathi helps him and guides him through the maze that the workplace is. A dusky beauty with a free spirit, she feels love is an overrated emotion and all men are the same. When bosses and colleagues toss him around, it will take Mohit a lot more than just friends and love to stay Stirred But Not Shaken.

Shaken, Not Stirred

Author:Sawyer Bennett

Publisher:Big Dog Books, LLC

ISBN:1940883288

Total Pages:N.A

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Casey Markham is a man-eater in a rut. Swearing off relationships may keep her heart safe, but she's beginning to question if her casual flings will ever leave her satisfied. She's wondering if it's finally time to let go of the past and stop letting history control her future. Bad boy biker, Tenn Jennings can't get Casey off his mind. A chance encounter with the beautiful blonde has left its mark, and now he's determined to prove her wrong about everything she thought she knew about men. It’s safe to say… Casey Markham has met her match.