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Cocktail Recipes

Fill Your Shelf with These Fun Cocktail Recipe Books

Today's cocktails are as much an art as creating a delectable dessert. Don't let the beautiful ingredients and complicated names overwhelm you. With one of these cocktail recipe books, you can be crafting your own cocktails. Most include beautiful full-color photos. They all have a section on techniques, creating your own syrups and infusions, recommended liquors and must-have glassware and tools. Each book is available online. Cheers!

1 - Cocktails, Mocktails, and Garnishes from the Garden takes you inside a bartender's apothecary. Cocktail recipes and beautiful garnishes you can grow or forage. Mango Publishing $18.36

2 - Mixology and Murder adds a twist of true crime, cold cases and serial killers to 60 classic cocktails. Ulysses Press, $19.95

3 - 101 Champagne Cocktails is by Ki Haasarud, Arizona’s own Liquid Chef™. Pop the cork and celebrate with 101 bubbly recipes from a classic Kir Royale to the Limoncello Sparkle. $20.00

4 - Bar Chef features recipes by Christiaan Röllich, bar chef at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain. This beautiful book chronicles Röllich’s life through creative cocktails and stellar tips. W.W. Norton $35

5 - Nectar of the Gods is the most creative cocktail book as author Liv Albert combines mythology with cocktails. The stories and creative artwork make this part novel/part cookbook. Simon & Schuster $17.99

6 - My Favorite Cocktails is another offering by Arizona’s own Food Hunter. Includes 90+ classic and creative recipes you can make at home. Amazon $6.99

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