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The perfect Shakespeare-inspired cocktails for summer: Juliet’s Emoji-to and Caliban's Wrong Island Iced Tea from 'Shakespeare, Not Stirred'

Mix your own drinks with recipes inspired by Shakespeare characters!

Two professors combined their love of cocktails with their love of Shakespeare to create Shakespeare, Not Stirred: Cocktails for Your Everyday Dramas, a collection of recipes with names like “Kate’s Shrew-driver” and “Othello’s Green-eyed Monster.” And they playfully illustrated it with images from the Folger collection, photoshopping glasses into the hands of well-known Shakespeare characters.

Shakespeare Not Stirred

Shakespeare, Not Stirred authors Michelle Ephraim and Caroline Bicks.

In this episode of Shakespeare Unlimited, Rebecca Sheir interviews Caroline Bicks, a professor at Boston College, and Michelle Ephraim, a professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, about the inspiration for their book.

Listen to the podcast episode and then make “Juliet’s Emoji-to” and “Caliban’s Wrong Island Iced Tea” using the recipes excerpted below from Shakespeare, Not Stirred. Cheers!