the appetizer:

Slurp by Nina Dreyer Hensley, Jim Hensley, and Paul Lowe, includes light, summery recipes like Flirtini, Pasta Salad with Tuna and Melon, Honey, and Lime Smoothie.



Drinks and Light Fare, All Day, All Night

by Nina Dreyer Hensley, Jim Hensley, and Paul Lowe

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Sip, savor, and satisfy your thirst for cool cocktails, silky smoothies, classic coffee drinks, tantalizing teas, and much more with Slurp.

A visual and gastronomic delight, this vivid and colorful cookbook presents both alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks in detail, along with recipes for tasty appetizer pairings and tips on entertaining, as well as hangover remedies for "the day after."

More than 100 recipes—from morning smoothies and energy drinks to afternoon thirst quenchers, evening cocktails, and aperitifs—are presented by the time of day they would best be served.

  • Morning: Watermelon, Lime, & Lemongrass Juice paired with French Toast with Banana & Passion Fruit (pages 25 & 49)
  • Daytime: Mint Daze with Chicken & Grapefruit Salad and Yogurt Dressing (pages 83 & 95)
  • Evening: A Flirtini alongside Shrimp with Coriander and Lime (pages 140 & 150)

In addition to delicious drinks and mouthwatering morsels, Slurp features tips for creating a well-stocked bar, hosting a successful party, and making clever garnishes, like colorful ice cubes and homemade edible shot glasses made from cucumbers.

Whether your tastes run to carrot and ginger juice, Captain Nemos, or blueberry and mint coolers, Slurp: Drinks and Light Fare, All Day, All Night offers the best quenchers around and delicious dishes to eat with them.

This splashy book by Nina Dreyer Hensley, Jim Hensley, and Paul Lwe includes more than 100 recipes for drinks and food presented by the time of day they would best be served. Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks are included, along with recipes for tasty appetizer pairings and tips on entertaining. And, last but not least, hangover remedies provide help for the day after.

You'll want to check out the list of "five drinks that all girls love and all boys need to know how to make" (and vice versa, all on page 136). And don't miss the tips for making clever garnishes, having the perfect party, choosing glassware, and much more.

Ten Good Reasons to Have a Cocktail Party
  • 1. An anniversary.
  • 2. You quit smoking six months ago.
  • 3. Inauguration of a new kitchen.
  • 4. It's Wednesday!
  • 5. New episodes of Ugly Betty.
  • 6. It's Gandhi's birthday (October 2).
  • 7. First day of winter.
  • 8. You got a pay raise.
  • 9. It's a full moon.
  • 10. You really have nothing else to do!
About the Authors

Norwegian Nina Dreyer Hensley and North American Jim Hensley are photographers with a studio in Oslo, Norway. Paul Lowe is a stylist who works with food and interior decorations. Born in Norway, he now lives in New York. In addition to several articles for European, Asian, and Australian magazines, the Hensleys and Paul have published 16 cookbooks in various languages.

  • Slurp
    Drinks and Light Fare, All Day, All Night
  • by Nina Dreyer Hensley, Jim Hensley, and Paul Lowe
  • Andrews McMeel 2008
  • Paperback; US: $16.99 Canada: $18.99
  • ISBN-10: 0740769901
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7407-6990-0
  • Information provided by the publisher.

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