One Bottle Cocktails and Food52 Any Night Grilling

Here in the States we are entering the sultry season of outdoor parties. Summer begs for grilling and cocktails (or what I love to do during summer - air conditioning, cocktails and complaining about the heat). Today, I have two books that will guide you through summer and year-round entertaining with grilling inspiration and cocktail perfection.

Food52 Any Night Grilling: 60 Ways to Fire Up Dinner (and More)
by Paula Disbrowe is the latest offering from our friends at Food52. (Food52 Genius Desserts will be out in September!) Here, Paula Disbrowe coaches us through the fundamentals of cooking over fire so the simple pleasure of a freshly grilled meal can be enjoyed any night of the week. With recipes for flavorful flatbreads, tacos, vegetables and even desserts, this book is filled with exciting ways to get your grill on. Beautiful photos and detailed instructions fill Food52 Any Night Grilling perfect for the novice but also unique flavorful recipes to excite the grillmaster. 

For a glance inside this title, check out our and for the following recipes:



The One-Bottle Cocktail: More Than 80 Recipes with Fresh Ingredients and a Single Spirit
by Maggie Hoffman brings cocktails to the masses by making them approachable enough for any size home bar. Simple, delicious, and inventive drinks are within reach with ingredients you can easily source and require no more than one spirit. Organized by type of liquor - vodka, gin, agave spirits, rum, brandy, and whiskey - each chapter offers fresh, eye-opening cocktails. These recipes won't break the bank and won't require an emergency run to the liquor store.

For a glance inside this beautifully photographed book, check out our and for the following recipes:

Special thanks to Ten Speed Press for providing us with the materials needed for the EYB Book Preview and offering three members a chance to win a set of these books. 

The publisher is offering three sets of these books to EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

What is your favorite thing to grilll or your favorite cocktail?

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 August 4th, 2018.


  • jmay42066  on  6/14/2018 at 8:03 PM

    I love to grill steaks and my favorite cocktail is a margarita.

  • MiMi60  on  6/14/2018 at 8:31 PM

    I love steaks and chicken off the grill!!!!

  • lauriesk  on  6/14/2018 at 8:44 PM

    My favorite meal to grill is barbecued chicken and my favorite cocktail is a margarita.

  • MaryEllenSeavey  on  6/14/2018 at 9:19 PM

    love bbq chicken especially with margaritas!

  • eatysmith  on  6/14/2018 at 9:22 PM

    "What is your favorite meal to grill and your favorite cocktail?" Hot dogs and mojitos!

  • Kitty_and_Whit  on  6/14/2018 at 9:33 PM

    Favorite thing to grill: scallops on the half shell... not quite "any night grilling" but a nice treat! And my favorite cocktail is an Aperol spritz. :)

  • tcjanes  on  6/14/2018 at 11:40 PM

    Prosciutto wrapped shrimp.

  • EmilyR  on  6/15/2018 at 1:19 AM

    grilled vegetables and a Hugo cocktail with elderflower

  • Shelley.b  on  6/15/2018 at 5:14 AM

    Marinated vegetables and shrimp

  • amyz218  on  6/15/2018 at 5:55 AM

    Steaks on the grill served with herbed butter

  • cora429  on  6/15/2018 at 7:32 AM

    I love a nice grilled steak, and my favorite cocktail is a Manhattan.

  • ravensfan  on  6/15/2018 at 8:04 AM

    I love to grill steaks and my favorite cocktail is a gin and tonic.

  • sarahawker  on  6/15/2018 at 11:21 AM

    Baby back ribs and a Paloma

  • Siegal  on  6/15/2018 at 2:44 PM

    I live grilling churrasco with margaritas

  • Julia  on  6/15/2018 at 9:21 PM

    I love grilling steaks, chicken and pork steaks.

  • isabelle  on  6/16/2018 at 1:55 AM

    Marinated chicken thighs, and I love a true Aviation cocktail.

  • JRumi  on  6/16/2018 at 5:57 AM

    I like to grill steaks, and my favorite cocktail is a Moscow Mule.

  • love2chow  on  6/16/2018 at 6:22 AM

    The Porchetta-style pork kebabs with white beans - putting the beans in the drip pan for finishing looks very interesting.

  • vickster  on  6/16/2018 at 7:18 AM

    Love to grill shrimp!

  • Peachcaake  on  6/16/2018 at 6:28 PM

    Love to grill steaks and love a Moscow mule!

  • BMeyer  on  6/16/2018 at 9:29 PM

    grilled steaks and margaritas

  • t.t  on  6/17/2018 at 2:54 AM

    the grill does amazing things to veggies

  • LaurenE  on  6/17/2018 at 8:39 AM

    simply grilled corn

  • rilynl  on  6/17/2018 at 10:16 AM

    My favorite cocktail is a well made dirty martini and if available love the garlic stuffed olives

  • jim.windle  on  6/17/2018 at 11:12 AM

    My favorite thing to grill is a marinated butterflied leg of lamb. A negroni while grilling is nice too!

  • tarae1204  on  6/18/2018 at 1:00 PM

    My current favorite cocktail is a strawberry margarita, and my favorite thing to grill are Moroccan lamb kebabs.

  • sgump  on  6/18/2018 at 5:11 PM

    Grilled Japanese eggplant is a favorite of mine. And I'm always a fan of the Kir Royale.

  • Terrill  on  6/19/2018 at 3:17 PM

    I love to grill a killer steak and lots of veggies (so I can also use during the week) and any cocktail with gin!

  • floridagld  on  6/19/2018 at 4:46 PM

    any and all types of seafood. our fave. like prosciutto wrapped shrimp.

  • TheCookbookCook  on  6/19/2018 at 8:02 PM

    Purple fog! Love the color and the name!

  • verorenee  on  6/20/2018 at 2:48 PM

    pork ribs and sangria are perfect for summer

  • kmn4  on  6/20/2018 at 3:12 PM

    Grilled lamb chops and a Maker's Mark and Coke (or ginger ale)...

  • ktwalla  on  6/20/2018 at 3:15 PM

    Rotisserie Chicken!

  • RSW  on  6/21/2018 at 4:49 PM

    Pizza Mojitos

  • Shelley.b  on  6/21/2018 at 5:53 PM

    Grilled steak or shrimp, margaritas

  • ladybrooke  on  6/21/2018 at 11:57 PM

    Chicken is my favorite to grill. I like Jamaican Smiles to drink.

  • djoh437938  on  6/23/2018 at 9:21 AM

    a hamburger then just a beer with it

  • lisambb  on  6/23/2018 at 11:38 AM

    Fajitas or anything you can make a taco out of and have a margarita with.

  • Nancith  on  6/23/2018 at 11:46 AM

    I don't eat meat, so any grilled veggie is pretty delicious. Cocktail is a toss-up between a Kahlua Sour & a Moscow Mule.

  • artthecat  on  6/23/2018 at 6:42 PM

    Asparagus & string beans with smoky romesco!

  • Jenamarie  on  6/23/2018 at 7:33 PM

    I love to grill salmon or pizza... and my favorite cocktail is probably a bloody mary.

  • curafresh  on  6/24/2018 at 12:12 AM

    Beer can chicken

  • lgroom  on  6/24/2018 at 7:10 AM

    I love steak and back in the days when I still swilled non stop I loved a good gin and tonic.

  • jezpurr  on  6/25/2018 at 12:39 AM

    Love grilled meat and placing it in a wrap and love sweet cocktails!!!^_^

  • Scotsman61  on  6/25/2018 at 10:13 PM

    I love to grill steaks and my favorite cocktail is a Long Island Iced Tea

  • tennyogirl  on  6/27/2018 at 12:04 PM

    I love grilled summer squash, and I enjoy bitters dashed in soda water.

  • eboos  on  6/27/2018 at 7:30 PM

    Favorite thing to grill is shrimp, and favorite cocktail is gin and tonic!

  • Julia  on  6/28/2018 at 10:44 AM

    Love to grill pork tenderloin and chicken while having a gin and tonic.

  • debgonewest  on  6/29/2018 at 1:15 PM

    lime shrimp & margaritas

  • NikNik23  on  6/30/2018 at 10:40 PM

    NY Strip Steaks with potatoes and asparagus.

  • Dannausc  on  7/1/2018 at 9:42 AM

    I like to grill corn on the cob

  • bangss  on  7/1/2018 at 11:25 AM

    I love grilling pizzas, and a good cucumber gin and tonic to go with it!

  • jemans  on  7/7/2018 at 11:34 AM

    I love to grill veggies and pizzas, and I'm partial to an old fashioned brandy sour!

  • monasli  on  7/9/2018 at 7:52 AM

    I love grilled chicken wings and I love fruity cocktails! Blackberry cucumber mule sounds good!

  • Shana.  on  7/10/2018 at 12:48 PM

    A ribeye steak and a margarita!

  • Jsatkiewicz  on  7/11/2018 at 12:12 PM

    I love to grill steaks. My favorite cocktail is a Manhattan.

  • orchidlady01  on  7/14/2018 at 10:32 PM

    My favorite meal to grill is Baby Back Ribs (slow and smoked) and Portobello mushrooms. My favorite cocktail is a White Russian.

  • Katiefayhutson  on  7/17/2018 at 10:21 PM

    Asparagus and corn on the cob

  • RNJessicaK  on  7/20/2018 at 5:44 AM

    So hard to pick a favorite cocktail!! I'll go with a Manhattan. And, I LOVE grilled veggies!

  • LSanders  on  7/22/2018 at 4:45 PM

    Negroni and pulled pork!

  • auntietina  on  7/24/2018 at 3:38 AM

    Rib eye steak, and a vodka tonic.

  • VeryVigario  on  7/25/2018 at 9:18 PM

    I love grilled chicken thighs and I love to do grilled individual pizzas... it's such a fun way to eat them. My favorite cocktail is a Mojito!

  • starzine  on  7/31/2018 at 2:49 AM

    Shrimp with a Shirley Temple.

  • hibeez  on  8/1/2018 at 4:34 PM

    My favorite cocktail is a negroni (and all the riffs on it), and I love to grill baby back ribs.

  • beetangsurat  on  8/1/2018 at 5:28 PM

    I love to grill marinated chicken. Favorite cocktail would be a mojito. Moscow mule is a close second though!

  • LeahFark  on  8/1/2018 at 10:14 PM

    My favorite meat to grill is skirt steak (with chimichurri) and my favorite cocktail is a peachy white wine sangria!

  • nacho2100  on  8/1/2018 at 10:16 PM

    grilled lemonade and a nice frank

  • amandabeck  on  8/2/2018 at 4:47 PM

    Favorite Cocktail: Omar Bradley! And to grill, good chicken with Peruvian cilantro sauce!

  • mduncan  on  8/2/2018 at 11:20 PM

    My favorite thing to grill are red cabbage steaks-- I slice up a whole head into thick slices, marinate overnight, and grill the next day.

  • lselke  on  8/3/2018 at 1:48 AM

    My favorite thing to grill is sausages. My favorite cocktail is rum and coke (so old fashioned!).

  • Coffeebean  on  8/3/2018 at 8:38 PM

    Chicken leg in one hand margarita in the other lol

  • banba1  on  8/4/2018 at 6:21 PM

    I don't think there's anything better than a grilled steak! My current favorite cocktail is gin, muddled basil, lemon juice and simple syrup. Yum!

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