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3 Good Drinks from Charles H. Baker's Jigger, Beaker, and Glass

I have spoken often here of my love of Charles H. Baker's The Gentleman's Companion, a culinary memoir of his many travels around the world. Published in 1939, the Companion is a rambling book, written in a faux-Victorian style. The book was published in two volumes, in a handsome red slipcover case that held both. The original editions are long out of print, but the publisher has kept less ornate reprints in stock, as separate books. The drinks book is available as Jigger, Beaker, and Glass. More

Serious Reads: 2 New Books for Seasonal Sips

It's time to reinvigorate your cocktail routine for warmer weather. How about an Aloe Pompier? Or would you rather cool down from a hot work week with a Kamikaze Popsicle? You say you want both? We'll never tell. These two recently published books will help you mix up new boozy refreshments for spring (and each title costs just a bit more than a single drink out on the town.) More

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