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.

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  • jmay42066  on  June 14, 2018

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

  • MiMi60  on  June 14, 2018

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

  • lauriesk  on  June 14, 2018

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

  • MaryEllenSeavey  on  June 14, 2018

    love bbq chicken especially with margaritas!

  • eatysmith  on  June 14, 2018

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

  • Kitty_and_Whit  on  June 14, 2018

    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. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • tcjanes  on  June 14, 2018

    Prosciutto wrapped shrimp.

  • EmilyR  on  June 15, 2018

    grilled vegetables and a Hugo cocktail with elderflower

  • Shelley.b  on  June 15, 2018

    Marinated vegetables and shrimp

  • amyz218  on  June 15, 2018

    Steaks on the grill served with herbed butter

  • cora429  on  June 15, 2018

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

  • ravensfan  on  June 15, 2018

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

  • sarahawker  on  June 15, 2018

    Baby back ribs and a Paloma

  • Siegal  on  June 15, 2018

    I live grilling churrasco with margaritas

  • Julia  on  June 15, 2018

    I love grilling steaks, chicken and pork steaks.

  • isabelle  on  June 16, 2018

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

  • JRumi  on  June 16, 2018

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

  • love2chow  on  June 16, 2018

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

  • vickster  on  June 16, 2018

    Love to grill shrimp!

  • Peachcaake  on  June 16, 2018

    Love to grill steaks and love a Moscow mule!

  • BMeyer  on  June 16, 2018

    grilled steaks and margaritas

  • t.t  on  June 17, 2018

    the grill does amazing things to veggies

  • LaurenE  on  June 17, 2018

    simply grilled corn

  • rilynl  on  June 17, 2018

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

  • jim.windle  on  June 17, 2018

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

  • tarae1204  on  June 18, 2018

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

  • sgump  on  June 18, 2018

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

  • Terrill  on  June 19, 2018

    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  June 19, 2018

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

  • TheCookbookCook  on  June 19, 2018

    Purple fog! Love the color and the name!

  • verorenee  on  June 20, 2018

    pork ribs and sangria are perfect for summer

  • kmn4  on  June 20, 2018

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

  • ktwalla  on  June 20, 2018

    Rotisserie Chicken!

  • RSW  on  June 21, 2018


  • Shelley.b  on  June 21, 2018

    Grilled steak or shrimp, margaritas

  • ladybrooke  on  June 21, 2018

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

  • djoh437938  on  June 23, 2018

    a hamburger then just a beer with it

  • lisambb  on  June 23, 2018

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

  • Nancith  on  June 23, 2018

    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  June 23, 2018

    Asparagus & string beans with smoky romesco!

  • Jenamarie  on  June 23, 2018

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

  • curafresh  on  June 24, 2018

    Beer can chicken

  • lgroom  on  June 24, 2018

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

  • jezpurr  on  June 25, 2018

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

  • Scotsman61  on  June 25, 2018

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

  • tennyogirl  on  June 27, 2018

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

  • eboos  on  June 27, 2018

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

  • Julia  on  June 28, 2018

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

  • debgonewest  on  June 29, 2018

    lime shrimp & margaritas

  • NikNik23  on  June 30, 2018

    NY Strip Steaks with potatoes and asparagus.

  • Dannausc  on  July 1, 2018

    I like to grill corn on the cob

  • bangss  on  July 1, 2018

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

  • jemans  on  July 7, 2018

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

  • monasli  on  July 9, 2018

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

  • Shana.  on  July 10, 2018

    A ribeye steak and a margarita!

  • Jsatkiewicz  on  July 11, 2018

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

  • orchidlady01  on  July 14, 2018

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

  • Katiefayhutson  on  July 17, 2018

    Asparagus and corn on the cob

  • RNJessicaK  on  July 20, 2018

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

  • LSanders  on  July 22, 2018

    Negroni and pulled pork!

  • auntietina  on  July 24, 2018

    Rib eye steak, and a vodka tonic.

  • VeryVigario  on  July 25, 2018

    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  July 31, 2018

    Shrimp with a Shirley Temple.

  • hibeez  on  August 1, 2018

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

  • beetangsurat  on  August 1, 2018

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

  • LeahFark  on  August 1, 2018

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

  • nacho2100  on  August 1, 2018

    grilled lemonade and a nice frank

  • amandabeck  on  August 2, 2018

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

  • mduncan  on  August 2, 2018

    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  August 3, 2018

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

  • Coffeebean  on  August 3, 2018

    Chicken leg in one hand margarita in the other lol

  • banba1  on  August 4, 2018

    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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