Martinis can be made with either vodka or gin. Our taste panel's preference was for the gin, but try them both and decide for yourself. Be warned, this is a strong and serious drink. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- Ice cubes
- 3 ounces gin or vodka
- 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
- Pimiento-stuffed olives
- Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add gin and vermouth; cover and shake until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with olives. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Martini in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007