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Extra-Dirty Martini

Dashes of olive brine give the classic martini a salty edge.

  • yield: Makes 1
Photography: Paul Costello


  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces vodka or gin
  • 4 to 5 teaspoons olive brine
  • Splash of dry vermouth
  • Garnish: green olives


  1. Step 1

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, olive brine, and vermouth; shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with olives.

Martha Stewart Living, September 2010