It’s not a martini unless it’s garnishedwith an olive or a lemon twist. If you prefer a nonalcoholicdrink, fill your glass with chilled spring water and the twist,and toast with the rest of your guests.
Recipe: Classic Dry Martinis
1 cup ice cubes
8 ounces vodka or gin
1 ounce dry vermouth
Makes 4 servings.
Cheese-Stuffed Olives: Let a round of blue cheese stand at room temperaturefor 30 minutes to soften. Measure 1 teaspoon of blue cheese.(If necessary, stir a drop or two of milk or cream into the cheeseto create a paste.) Place the blue cheese mixture in a smallplastic bag. Snip off a corner. Pipe cheese into 4 pitted, unstuffedgreen olives.
Nutritional facts per serving:
calories: 146, total fat: 1g, saturated fat: 0g, cholesterol:1mg, sodium: 97mg, carbohydrate: 0g, fiber: 0g, protein: 0g
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