Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon? - Setting the Table for Tastings Food Pairings Dinners and Cocktail Parties
Peggy Noe Stevens, Susan Reigler
Publisher: South Limestone
A top-shelf guide to entertaining guests—on Derby Day or any day—from two bourbon experts. Includes recipes! A good bottle of bourbon should be enjoyed in good company. During their travels in bourbon country and beyond to conduct tastings and seminars, entertainment experts Peggy Noe Stevens and Susan Reigler often heard the question, “How do I do this in my home?” This book is their answer. Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon? offers a step-by-step guide to hosting a successful bourbon-tasting party―complete with recipes, photos, and tips for beginners and experienced aficionados alike. From decorations to glassware, this one-stop resource will guide you from the day you mail invitations to the moment you welcome guests through the door. Alongside their favorite snack, entrée, dessert, and cocktail recipes, Stevens and Reigler offer expert tricks of the trade on how to set up a bar, arrange tables, and pair recipes with specific bourbons. Once you’re ready, Stevens and Reigler move on to advanced pairings for the bourbon foodie and present two innovative examples of tasting parties―a bourbon cocktail soiree and, of course, the traditional Kentucky Derby party. Inspired by the hosting traditions of five Kentucky distilleries, this book will introduce casual fans to bourbon-tasting methods and expand the expertise of longtime bourbon enthusiasts.