Summer Cocktails: Margaritas, Mint Juleps, Punches, Party Snacks, and More (Hardcover)

Summer Cocktails: Margaritas, Mint Juleps, Punches, Party Snacks, and More By Maria del Mar Sacasa, Tara Striano (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Maria del Mar Sacasa, Tara Striano (Photographs by)


One hundred seasonal recipes for punches and pitchers, frosty drinks, classics and throwbacks, and more. 

Whether you’re lounging by the pool, cooking over a grill, or relaxing in the hammock, you need a great drink. And with Summer Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano will help you discover your favorite fair-weather friends, from Peachy Keen Punch to Ginger-Lemongrass Piña Colada. Craft your beverages from the bottom up with underpinnings straight from your summer garden, including Strawberry-Rosemary Shrub, Rhubarb Syrup, or Tomatillo and Coriander Tequila. Plus, round out the perfect party with savory snacks to match your cool drinks. Cheers!

About the Author

A graduate of the International Culinary Center, 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 lives in New York City and Los Angeles. Tara Striano is a native New Yorker and graduate of NYU. Her photography has been featured in publications such as House Beautiful, OThe Oprah MagazineGarnet Hill, and Elle Décor. Together, María del Mar and Tara share recipes, photos, and stories from their lives behind the scenes of the food industry on their blog, Cookin’ & Shootin’ (

Praise For…

“With clear instructions and bright color photographs it’s easy to make a Pulparindo or a Pimm’s your new summer staple, while handy guides to tools and prep techniques round out this essential primer.”—Library Journal, starred review

“Much more than a collection of recipes, this is an innovative how-to meant to inspire as well as instruct.”—Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight
Product Details
ISBN: 9781594747854
ISBN-10: 1594747857
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: April 28th, 2015
Pages: 160
Language: English