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Tequila & Tacos: A Guide to Spirited Pairings 

By Katherine Cobbs 

Tacos have been trending for years, and finally tequila is having its moment.While a crunchy, savory beef taco washed down with a cold margarita is always pleasurable, today the inspired options of what can be stuffed in an edible wrapper or blended with agave spirits are infinite. Featuring authentic classics like tacos al pastor and Baja-style fish tacos, Tequila & Tacos also includes imaginative spins—such as fried brussels sprout tacos, spicy cauliflower tacos in Indian paratha shells and tempura-battered seaweed tacos cradling ahi tuna. Each recipe is paired with cocktails crafted with the finest agave spirits, like a traditional tart paloma rimmed with spiced salt for an eye-opening mezcal Manhattan.

Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks

By André Darlington & Tenaya Darlington

From modern craft cocktails to old standbys, prepare to shake, stir and pour your way through some of the best wax ever pressed. Wickedly designed and featuring photography throughout, Booze & Vinyl is organized by mood: Rock, Chill, Dance and Seduce. Each category has liner notes that underscore the album’s musical highlights, a suggested theme for a listening party (like a whiskey tasting for The White Stripes or a punk rock tea party for Blondie), plus a pair of cocktail recipes that complement the music’s mood, imagery or lyrics. Among the 70 featured albums: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Purple Rain, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, Hotel California and Pet Sounds.

Boards & Spreads: Shareable, Simple Arrangements for Every Meal

By Yasmin Fahr

You won’t find cheese boards here. Instead, you’ll discover simple ideas and scrumptious recipes for a variety of meals and snacks to share on platters or boards. From the top-your-own chili board to the crispy chicken bites spread, the book includes something for every meal and mood. There are also plenty of quick recipes for dips, spreads and other tempting add-ons like smashed olives, quick-pickled shallots and jalapeños, and “two-minute” feta dip. Whether you’re looking for a snackable spread for two or a grazing board for entertaining friends, Boards & Spreads shows you how to turn everyday ingredients into festive, visually appealing, low-effort meals.