Northern Hospitality - Promotion

Northern Hospitality with The Portland Hunt + Alpine Club: A Celebration of Cocktails, Cooking, and Coming Together by Andrew and Briana Volk is the debut cookbook from the owners of the The Portland Hunt + Alpine Club. The Volk's restaurant is a two-time James Beard semi-finalist in the Outstanding Bar Program category. This couple takes care of their guests as if they were welcoming them into their own home - making them comfortable with cocktails that are as carefully crafted as the main entrees themselves.  

Northern Hospitality shares Andrew's cocktail recipes and lessons on batching cocktails, warm drinks, and Mezcal as well as recipes that are inspired by Portland and Scandinavia.  Bar snacks include green chile popcorn, cured venison, and house-made pretzels and Smorgasbords feature smoked fish, cheese, and house-made cider pickles. Classic to lesser known plates range from Swedish meatballs with spaetzle and nutmeg cream to nori hashbrowns and trout roe.

Features on ice fishing, shucking oysters, how to build a bonfire, and après-ski provide an experience as unique as the club itself. Through beautiful photography, cocktails and recipes, you too can celebrate the seasons the way those in the north do: with warmth, fun, and a sense of wonder. 

Our   takes you inside the pages of this beautiful book and shares   for the following:

The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US and Canada. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on November 21st, 2018.


  • Drummer15  on  10/7/2018 at 8:02 AM

    Love comfort food!

  • matag  on  10/7/2018 at 9:37 AM

    Walnut brittle

  • Nhcookingdiva  on  10/7/2018 at 9:48 AM

    This book looks SO great! Really innovative drinks. Would love to make the Salmon Soup!

  • rchesser  on  10/7/2018 at 10:56 AM

    The Cider Pickles!

  • Kristjudy  on  10/7/2018 at 11:14 AM

    The salmon soup

  • Roxy12  on  10/7/2018 at 3:04 PM

    The Norseman with Cucumber Salad

  • JulieQC  on  10/7/2018 at 3:08 PM

    Meatball soup :)

  • MiMi60  on  10/7/2018 at 4:43 PM

    I would like to give Cucumber salad a try.

  • choppergirl  on  10/7/2018 at 5:28 PM

    Finnish fruit soup

  • lauriesk  on  10/7/2018 at 8:26 PM

    I would try the Æbleskiver first

  • demomcook  on  10/7/2018 at 11:04 PM

    Brown butter-wash aquavit

  • TrishaCP  on  10/8/2018 at 10:07 AM

    A price above rubies....

  • kmn4  on  10/9/2018 at 9:11 AM

    Finnish cardamom bread (Pulla)

  • sarahawker  on  10/9/2018 at 1:58 PM

    Sloe gin fizz

  • janv  on  10/9/2018 at 2:04 PM

    Pickled green strawberries

  • ravensfan  on  10/11/2018 at 11:11 AM

    Green chile popcorn

  • banba1  on  10/12/2018 at 2:44 AM

    Ooh, yum, I'll have an 1840 Sazerac, please.

  • kgrainger  on  10/12/2018 at 10:23 AM

    The Anthology Club

  • Steben  on  10/13/2018 at 1:47 AM

    The salmon soup

  • debbiehb  on  10/13/2018 at 9:22 AM

    Smoked trout devilled eggs

  • t.t  on  10/13/2018 at 11:04 AM

    Homemade pretzels

  • sedm3949  on  10/13/2018 at 12:15 PM

    Summer vegetable stew!

  • Mariarosa  on  10/13/2018 at 8:08 PM

    I'd make a heavy weather....

  • jmay42066  on  10/14/2018 at 5:19 PM

    Butterscotch budino with pistachio praline

  • eatysmith  on  10/16/2018 at 4:49 AM

    Rice pudding (Riccipurra)!

  • LaurenE  on  10/18/2018 at 11:44 AM

    Cider Pickles

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  10/19/2018 at 2:30 AM

    I would like to make the smoked trout devilled eggs.

  • kayswo  on  10/19/2018 at 9:57 AM


  • Dannausc  on  10/19/2018 at 6:17 PM

    Green chile popcorn

  • BMeyer  on  10/20/2018 at 6:27 AM


  • EmilyR  on  10/22/2018 at 11:48 PM

    the firecracker or the Pistachio praline

  • antpantsii  on  10/25/2018 at 6:29 AM

    A Mexican Trike looks smashing

  • dkpiper  on  10/26/2018 at 1:24 PM

    I'll have to wait until early next spring, but I'd like to try to make the pickled green strawberries. In the meantime, The Norseman.

  • Shelley.b  on  10/26/2018 at 8:42 PM

    Walnut brittle

  • sequoia55  on  10/27/2018 at 2:04 AM


  • shipwrecks  on  10/27/2018 at 11:59 AM

    Walnut brittle

  • DemelzaPoldark  on  10/27/2018 at 12:52 PM

    Dilled Potato Salad

  • Jenamarie  on  10/27/2018 at 8:07 PM

    Chocolate budino with walnut brittle

  • Siegal  on  10/28/2018 at 1:19 PM

    I want to make the dt sloe

  • jenmatt  on  10/28/2018 at 7:27 PM

    Finnish cardamom bread

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  10/29/2018 at 7:49 AM

    love bread and butter pickles so would have a try at the recipe found on page 113

  • Emily Hope  on  11/1/2018 at 7:28 PM

    I love bourbon cocktails, so A Price Above Rubies

  • elsid22  on  11/3/2018 at 4:18 PM

    Hot buttered rum mix

  • a1apple  on  11/6/2018 at 4:40 PM

    Salmon soup

  • rosalee  on  11/7/2018 at 7:19 PM

    The salmon soup sounds intriguing!

  • Laura1  on  11/9/2018 at 8:14 AM

    cider pickles

  • Lkitchings  on  11/9/2018 at 9:11 PM

    Finnish fruit soup (page 89)

  • orchidlady01  on  11/12/2018 at 11:53 PM

    Pistachio praline

  • Uhmandanicole  on  11/20/2018 at 3:19 AM

    My husband proposed during the solar eclipse, so Lunar phases is a no brainer to try first!

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