2014 CHOW Holiday Gift Guide

There are always loads of cocktail books released for the holidays, when everyone requires a stiff drink. For something different, try Michael Dietsch's Shrubs, about the vinegar-infused syrups for cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks dating back to the Middle Ages.
Shrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink for Modern Times by Michael Dietsch, $24.95

CHOW Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Cookbooks