Mixing Up Cocktails
Recipes from these books bring island relaxation.
With catchy names like Coco Loco (a coconut-banana concoction), Bermuda Triangle (Lillet Blanc with amaretto), and Shaken
or Stirred (raspberry vodka and coconut rum), choosing one to serve is a challenge. Song suggestions accompany each libation,
so while downing a Float Your Boat, put on Lyle Lovett’s “If I Had a Boat.” In the mood to watch a movie? Flip to the listing
of Caribbean-inspired flicks for ideas. By Jennifer Trainer Thompson, $16; tenspeed.com