June Quirk Perk: Summer Cocktails

Posted by Julie Leung

Summer Cocktails by Maria del Mar Sacasa: $3.99!

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Start your summer party season right! Summer Cocktails boasts 70+ recipes for cocktails, punches, and small bites that are just in time for the warmer months.

From a Tomatillo Bloody Mary to a Peach Bourbon Smash to Dill-Cucumber-Infused Vodka, this follow-up to the Quirk favorite Winter Cocktails features mixed drinks that are classic, sophisticated, and big on fresh fruits, herbs, and seasonal ingredients. Learn how to set up and stock your pantry and bar, plus explore tutorials for some uncommon techniques explained with step-by-step photos.

Each drink has plenty of variations, calling for the bounty from your garden or farmers’ market.

MARÍA DEL MAR SACASA is a writer, food stylist, and recipe developer who has worked for VogueLucky, and Cook’s Country. Her styling work has appeared in numerous print publications, TV commercials, product packaging, and cookbooks. She writes the “Sandwiched” and “Let Them Eat Cake” columns for Serious Eats.

TARA STRIANO’s photography has been featured in House Beautifulmagazine, Garnet Hill, and Elle Decor, and she has a degree in photography from New York University.

Julie Leung

Julie Leung is the social media and marketing manager at Quirk Books—tweeting up storms and surfing the blog waves. She is also the author of a forthcoming trilogy, Mice of the Round Table (Fall '16), and Mother of FictionToFashion.com. You can follow her at @jleungbooks or simply at @QuirkBooks, where she drops pithy word nuggets on the daily.