Shaken or stirred? Vodka or gin? This classic cocktail can be varied according to your tastes and garnished. Try it with our vermouth-soaked olives. When Martha made this recipe on Cooking School episode 403, she reduced the quantities and made 2 martinis.
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- Servings: 8
Photography: Bryan Gardner
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2011
- 4 cups vodka or gin
- 1/4 cup dry vermouth
- Ice cubes
- Cocktail olives, caper berries, or cocktail onions, for garnish
Shake or stir 1/2 cup vodka or gin and 1 1/2 teaspoons vermouth in an ice-filled shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with olives, caper berries, or onions. Repeat with remaining vodka or gin and vermouth.