A personal style of casual entertaining. Following the success of their best-selling Cooking with Booze, Ryan Jennings and David Steele have created a laidback guide to entertaining. From breakfast at the tennis club to celebrating a puppy's first birthday, Entertaining with Booze makes hosting any get-together a smash. Grouping food and drink recipes into themed parties with complete menus, the authors make planning any party a breeze. Attractively designed chapters cover the essentials of stocking a liquor cabinet and kitchen, bartending and creating the right atmosphere for any social event. There are tips for novice party-givers, an alcohol index, and quick reference guides to beers and wines. Each of the 31 showcased soirees is artfully photographed to inspire the reader, capturing the food and the signature cocktails -- and setting just the right mood. The themes include: St. Paddy's Day beer fest Elegant engagement party "It's all about me" Christening your barbecue for the first grill of the season Spread thecheese party Summer whites garden party Fruit picking and preserving (also known as the put your friends to work party). Entertaining with Booze is a terrific party handbook for great gatherings of friends and family.