New iPad App Features Cocktail & Bar Snack Recipes, Interactive Tools, Tips, "How-to" Videos & More
NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and Callaway Digital Arts announced today that the Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Designed specifically for iPad, the app provides recipes for refreshing cocktails and delicious bar snacks that are perfect for entertaining. Mix, stir, and blend a variety of drinks with all the necessary inspiration, information, tools, and functionality right at your fingertips.
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The Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) App features 100 cocktail recipes and 25 easy-to-prepare complementary bar snacks that can be purchased in five themed bundles. In addition, the app includes "how-to" videos, bar stocking essentials, and techniques. Users can also click to buy barware essentials from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's such as shakers, strainers and more.
The app combines the beautiful aesthetic, trusted recipes, and "how-to" expertise that are signatures of the Martha Stewart brand with the high design, cutting-edge functionality, and innovation that have distinguished Callaway's digital media offerings, including the best-selling Martha Stewart Makes Cookies App.
"The Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) App is perfect for nearly anyone who enjoys entertaining and hosting friends. Our inspiring, easy-to-follow cocktail recipes are accompanied by delicious snack ideas that, together, will make any gathering special and fun. The only challenge will be choosing which cocktail to make, though our roulette-style recipe finder will help narrow the options. We're especially happy to be introducing our innovative new app just in time for summer parties!" said Martha Stewart, Founder of MSLO.
"I couldn't ask for a finer partner than MSLO," says Callaway Digital Arts Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Callaway. "Their stunning visual and editorial aesthetic is a perfect match for CDA's design and digital prowess. Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) is truly the toast of the App Store and looks incredible on iPad!"
The Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) App features:
- Five themed bundles of 20 cocktail recipes and five bar snack recipes including:
- Martha's Classics (Bloody Mary, Artichoke-Parmesan Crostini)
- Regional Favorites (Mint Julep, Cheese Ball)
- Summer Coolers (Plum and Pineapple Sangria, Chili-Dusted Fruit)
- Cutting-Edge Cocktails (Violet-Prosecco Cocktail, Roasted Spiced Chickpeas)
- Mocktails (Cucumber Limeade, Garlic and Chive Dip)
- A virtual bar that allows users to swipe through the app's recipes
- A roulette-style recipe finder that lets users search by drink style and liquor type
- "How-to" videos and photos, a unit converter, and space to add your own notes
- Extensive tips on cocktail preparation and stocking the bar, as well as fascinating tidbits and fun facts about the cocktails themselves
- A place to collect your favorite cocktails
- Ability to share favorite cocktails via e-mail, Facebook, or Twitter
- Ability to click to buy barware essentials from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's
The Martha Stewart Cocktails(TM) App is available for $0.99 from the App Store on the iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. The introductory bundle comes with "Martha's Classics," which includes 20 of her classic cocktail recipes and five classic bar snack recipes. Additional themed bundles including Regional Favorites, Summer Coolers, Cutting-Edge Cocktails and Mocktails are available for $0.99 each through In-App Purchase.
About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Publishing segment encompasses the company's print and digital businesses and is comprised of four magazines, including MSLO's flagship publication, Martha Stewart Living, periodic special issues, books, websites, digital apps, blogs, and more. The Broadcasting segment produces the Emmy-winning, daily television series, "The Martha Stewart Show," and other original programming on Hallmark Channel, including "Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn." Broadcasting also encompasses Martha Stewart Living Radio on SIRIUS XM Channel 110. In addition to its media properties, MSLO offers high-quality Martha Stewart products through licensing agreements with carefully selected companies, including the Martha Stewart Collection exclusively at Macy's, the Martha Stewart Living line of home-improvement products at The Home Depot, Martha Stewart Crafts with EK Success at Michaels, Jo-Ann Fabric, and independent retailers, the Martha Stewart Pets line at PetSmart. In 2008, Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands; MSLO acquired the assets related to Lagasse's media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, and emerils.com website and his licensed kitchen and food products. For additional information about MSLO, visit http://www.marthastewart.com/.
About Callaway Digital Arts
Callaway Digital Arts (CDA) publishes innovative children's and lifestyle applications for Apple's iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices. Funded in August 2010 with an investment from Silicon Valley's Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, we create meaningful digital experiences that transform the way families connect with media and with each other. With a grant from the Department of Education, CDA is also reinventing learning by creating a platform that builds reading and math skills for children ages two through eight. Our apps have reached the number-one spot in Books and have been featured as App of the Week and among Apple's Best Interactive Story Apps of 2010. For more information about CDA, visit http://www.callaway.com/.
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