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Traditional garnishes for classic martinis include olives or lemon twists. Olives are usually on a cocktail pick, while lemon twists are on the rim of the glass. More »

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A good recipe for a top-shelf vodka martini includes one's preferred brand of high-end vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and fresh lime juice. Some top-shelf vodka brands are Belvedere, Grey Goose, Absolut, Ketel One an... More »

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Make a martini with either gin or vodka and dry vermouth. Martinis come in shaken and stirred varieties; most bartenders default to preparing a martini shaken unless otherwise specified. More »

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Dirty martinis can be made from vodka or gin, and they are mixed with olive brine and vermouth and garnished with olives. The Food Network, Martha Stewart and Epicurious websites all offer simple recipes for dirty martin... More »

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Make a martini with either gin or vodka and dry vermouth. Martinis come in shaken and stirred varieties; most bartenders default to preparing a martini shaken unless otherwise specified. More »

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Food.com, the Food Network and My Recipes provide recipes for limoncello martinis. Food and Wine also provides a recipe that adds basil sprigs to the mix. More »

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Smirnoff Green Apple vodka can be used to make a number of different cocktails, although it is most commonly used to make apple martinis. Combine it with sour mix to make a green apple envy martini, or add a splash of ap... More »

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