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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Bubbly Bride

The signature cocktail has become a fun, sometimes unique addition to many a wedding. So it was with great pleasure that I shot the images for The Bubbly Bride, the second book written by my very good friend and colleague Natalie Bovis aka The Liquid Muse ( Natalie's earlier book was Preggatinis ).
The book has been perfectly summed up by the ladies over at The Shower Diva :

" With her new book, The Bubbly Bride: Your Ultimate Wedding Cocktail Guide, Natalie guides readers through outfitting a home bar, hand-crafting simple syrups for signature cocktails, and today’s chic flavors. Are you ready to learn champagne basics or how to put a libation twist on pre and post wedding parties?

A perfect little bartender’s bible for the newlywed’s household, The Bubbly Bride’s washable cover is au courant, complimenting the contents. For those who don’t know the difference between a shot glass or a shaker,The Bubbly Bride will be their go-to handbook.

We’ve mixed up a few of the more than 70 tasty cocktails to try; just the names invite giggles and a race to grab the shaker and ice! Try Battling the Bridezilla jitters with a frosty flute of Chill Pill, filling a martini glass with a White Pomegranate Teani or raising a toast to the newlyweds with a Love in Bloom cocktail.

Don’t get the idea these recipes are just for bridal showers and girly get-togethers. Bachelor parties can serve up more than a pony keg or cases of beer. You may have to arm wrestle the man in your life for your copy ofThe Bubbly Bride once he’s mixed up the Jackalope, Dirty Harry or Bachelor Party Punch!

There are plenty of tried and true recipes plus new renditions of traditional favorites. The Bubbly Bride has suggestions for cocktails with muddled herbs, fruit, nuts, and yes, even vegetables.

We loved the idea of planning a function around personalized cocktails. Think of fruity cocktails and mocktails from a juice bar at the reception or creating designer cocktails that compliment the wedding menu.

From first blush to happily ever after, the contents of The Bubbly Bride guarantee glasses will be raised and sprits bright, toast after inventive toast. "

If you'd like to see what all the fuss is about...order your copy of The Bubbly Bride at Amazon....perfect shower gift!


Anonymous said...

I remember you showing me these Claire! I'll have to pick up a copy! By the way Jeff says HI!
-Natalia Cruz

benilhalk said...

Loved reading this blog. Great to know about difference between shot glass and a shaker. I was one of those who was not aware about this, and got information from here. Well I am planning a holiday party at event space NYC and will add cocktails in menu now.