Zero-Proof Cocktails: Alcohol-Free Beverages for Every Occasion (Hardcover)
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A creative collection of 100 recipes for nonalcoholic aperitifs, mocktails, martinis, infusions, wine alternatives, and more, plus food-pairing tips.
Featuring fresh and festive beverages, ZERO PROOF COCKTAILS is the perfect elixir for anyone weary of uninspired liquor-free libations. Tired of the limited choices available to nondrinkers, chef and mixologist Liz Scott set out to create and share tempting zero-proof concoctions that complement any meal and satisfy every craving. Her alternatives to classic drinks, such as the Cosmopolitan Charade, Toasted Almond Cordial, Raspberry Razzletini, and Strawberry White Sangria, will make every family gathering and chic party a memorable one--for everyone.
About the Author
Alexandra "Alex" Scott was born to Liz and Jay Scott in Manchester, Connecticut on January 18, 1996, the second of four children.Shortly before her first birthday, Alex was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer. On her first birthday, the doctors informed Alex's parents that if she beat her cancer it was doubtful that she would ever walk again. Just two weeks later, Alex slightly moved her leg at her parents' request to kick. This was the first indication of who she would turn out to be-a determined, courageous, confident and inspiring child with big dreams and big accomplishments.By her second birthday, Alex was crawling and able to stand up with leg braces. She worked hard to gain strength and to learn how to walk. She appeared to be beating the odds, until the shattering discovery within the next year that her tumors had started growing again. In the year 2000, the day after her fourth birthday, Alex received a stem cell transplant and informed her mother, "when I get out of the hospital I want to have a lemonade stand." She said she wanted to give the money to doctors to allow them to "help other kids, like they helped me." True to her word, she held her first lemonade stand later that year with the help of her older brother and raised an amazing $2,000 for "her hospital."While bravely battling her own cancer, Alex and her family continued to hold yearly lemonade stands in her front yard to benefit childhood cancer
Marlena Spieler is the author of over 50 cookbooks published worldwide and has written for Bon Appetit and Saveur. She writes the award-winning food column "The Roving Feast," and is a three-time James Beard nominee. Born in Sacramento, California, she currently lives in Hampshire, England.