An upbeat tour of beer manufacture and consumption in America, written by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, journeys along the Mississippi River and visits such sites as a Delaware brewery with designs to make a fifty-proof variety, the Anheuser-Busch plant in St. Louis, and the world of California beer-yeast rustlers. 30,000 first printing. First serial, The Wall Street Journal.
More than one thousand recipes selected by the renowned cooking authority from recipes published in Gourmet magazine over the last six decades are offered in a superlative cookbook, complete with DVD, that includes Beef Wellington, Seared Salmon with Balsamic Glaze, Blini with Three Caviars, and other entrées, hors d'oeuvres, side dishes, ethnic specialties, and desserts. 150,000 first printing.