The Dry Martini
Recipe from The Food Channel

Alfred Hitchcock preferred his martinis so dry that he felt it was enough to wave an empty glass at a bottle of gin across the room. While we don't go quite that far, we do like it dry.


The Dry Martini

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Ingredients
  • 2 1/2  ounces 
    London dry gin
  •  
    Splash of French dry vermouth
  •  
    Olive, chilled, for garnish
Directions
1.
Chill a V-shaped martini glass in refrigeration or by filling with ice and water.
2.
Fill a large glass or cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin and vermouth. Stir with a long bar spoon for approximately 20 seconds, until the liquids are thoroughly chilled and the ice has started to melt.
3.
Strain into chilled glass; add chilled olive and serve.
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