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Cordials from Your Kitchen: Easy, Elegant Liqueurs You Can Makeby Pattie Vargas
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This complete guide serves up more than 100 easy recipes for delicious cordials to suit every occasion, including unique and luxurious fruit-nut-, herb-, and cream-based liqueurs; "candy cordials"; coffee liqueurs; and flavored brandies, vodkas, and rums. The authors show readers how to easily make their own home-crafted versions of popular and traditional favorites, along with an astonishing array of original recipes. Also included are simple recipes for using cordials to make delicious dishes, desserts, and spirited fruits. A selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club's Good Cook Club.
Homemade liqueurs are even more delicious than their commercial counterparts, and at a fraction of the cost. With more than 100 easy recipes to choose from, you can create everything from simple fruit liqueurs (orange, lemon, cherry, banana, and more) to delights such as amaretto, anisette, ouzo, a variety of cream-based liqueurs, and delectable "candy cordials" with flavors such as chocolate, caramel, honey, peppermint, and red licorice. The authors even
Create delicious, elegant liqueurs for entertaining or gift giving. It's easier than you think!
This complete guide serves up more than 100 easy recipes for delicious cordials to suit every occasion, including fruit-, nut-, herb-, and cream-based liqueurs, "candy cordials," coffee liqueurs, and flavored brandies, vodkas, and rums.
-- Cinnamon Coffee Liqueur, Creme de Cacao, and Ouzo
-- Mint Julep, Rosemary-Tangerine, and Ginger Liqueurs
-- Black Walnut, Hazelnut, and Vanilla Butternut Liqueurs
-- Black Currant, Strawberry, Peach, Apple, and Melon Liqueurs
-- Spiced Blackberry Brandy, Peach Brandy, Lemon Vodka, and Pineapple Rum
-- Peaches and Cream, Dreamsicle Liqueur, and Chocolate Covered Cherry Cream
Cordials from Your Kitchen offers home-crafted versions of popular and traditional favorites, along with an astonishing array of original recipes. This thorough guide also presents simple recipes for using cordials to make deliciousdishes, desserts, and spirited fruits, and suggests creative gift-giving ideas.
About the Author
Richard Gulling is an avid home winemaker. He is co-author of several books on the subject, including Cordials from Your Kitchen and Country Wines, which has been revised and is now titled Making Wild Wines & Meads. Richard is a pharmacy manager whose background in chemistry helped refine and modernize their winemaking process. He lives in Ohio.Pattie Vargas is an avid home winemaker. He is co-author of several books on the subject, including Cordials from Your Kitchen and Country Wines, which has been revised and is now titled Making Wild Wines & Meads. Pattie is the Editorial Project Manager at Mazer Corporation and has won several awards. She is a member of the National Press Women's Association and National Council for the Social Studies. Pattie has three children and four grandchildren.
Besides working as an Internet consultant, She lives in Ohio.
Table of Contents
1 Getting Started
2 Something Fruity
3 Something Nutty
4 Herb and Spice Cordials
5 The Cream of the Crop
6 Candy Cordials
7 Coffee, Anyone?
8 Flavored Brandies, Rums, and Vodkas
9 Spirited Fruits
10 Your Questions Answered
Sources for Flavorings
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