When you see the recipe for a gin or vodka martini, it's really not hard. Its the clear liquor mentioned moments ago + olive juice + vermouth and some ice, right?
Wrong, apparently. I tried, very hard, to make a number of Martinis last night, and not only were they not delicious...I got hammered after the first one.
Do you know the secret? There HAS to be a secret!
I panicked at the store and bought lots of olives, as you can see. It didn't help my cause, but now I can make a weekend muffaletta...or 6!