October is the time for summoning spirits, including the boo-zy kind. Amaro, an herbal Italian liqueur, gives the classic martini a fall twist. Make it a double, for all your toil and trouble.

Martha Stewart Living, October 2020

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Credit: Seth Smoot

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To make "eyeball" garnish, use the tip of a paring knife or a small melon baller to carve a 1/2-inch well into one side of a large cocktail onion. Slice pimento in half crosswise and insert a half into well of onion; skewer and set aside.

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  • Pour gin and amaro into a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and serve with garnish.

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