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In this tasty little volume, wine and spirits expert Kara Newman offers 42 fail-safe recipes for making great cocktails in batches, proving that no host need ever spend the evening trapped behind the bar. With advice on measuring and conversion techniques, helpful hints on balancing flavors, and plenty of tips for preparing ahead of time, the delights of drinks usually prepared individually are easily duplicated on a larger scale. Enriched with 24 color photographs, this useful book makes a winning gift for summer entertaining.

About the Author

Kara Newman

Kara Newman is the spirits editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine and the author of two cocktail books, Spice & Ice and the forthcoming Cocktails for a Crowd (both from Chronicle Books) - as well as The Secret Financial Life of Food, newly published by Columbia University Press.

She is the former vice president of strategic research at Thomson Reuters and a former board member of the Culinary Historians of New York. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Saveur, NPR's "Kitchen Window" and many other publications.

Read her blog at http://TippleSheet.com.

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