Martini Adornment, or Twist vs. Olive(s).

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Charles Dickens walks into a bar and orders a martini. The barman says, “Olive or Twist?” Way back at the start of this blog I made a brief comment about Twist vs. Olive in a post entitled, appropriately enough, “Olives …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

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“I don’t get cast as the guy who steps off a yacht in a white linen suite with a Martini”. Martin Freeman (aka Bilbo Baggins)             Looking for more outstanding “Martini Quotes”?  I believe we …

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Does Vermouth Matter?

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Of course it does.   Vermouth transforms chilled gin into a Martini!  Therefore it is indeed a magical liquid! But what type of Vermouth?  Will just any do?  Is there a difference? I’ve already written about the importance of keeping your …

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National Martini Day!

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June 19, 2017 is National Martini Day!! Yes, another National Martini Day has come around.  Always a wonderful time to celebrate with a favorite Martini! If you’re looking for the Perfect Martini recipe, you can find it here:  “The Perfect …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

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“I should learn to crochet something I’ll actually use … like a martini.” Maxine (John Wagner)     Looking for more outstanding “Martini Quotes”?  I believe we have the best collection of Martini quotes anywhere!   If you haven’t checked …

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The Perfect Gin Explained

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I often get asked “What is the best gin?” Apparently some people seem to think I should know.  I’m still researching that myself and until I try all the Gins I don’t think I can really give a valid assessment.   …

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The Perfect Martini Process, V2.0

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I wrote The Perfect Martini Process, V1.0 back in November of 2015, though it didn’t have the “V1.0” notation back then.  Since then, I’ve been thinking that it really needed an update to make it more readable, logically organized, and …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

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“If it wasn’t for the olives in his martinis he’d starve to death.” Milton Berle   Looking for more outstanding “Martini Quotes”?  I believe we have the best collection of Martini quotes anywhere!   If you haven’t checked it out …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

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I’m not talking a cup of cheap gin splashed over an ice cube. I’m talking satin, fire and ice; Fred Astaire in a glass; surgical cleanliness, insight, comfort; redemption and absolution. I’m talking MARTINI! Anonymous   Those of you with …

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What Your Martini Says About You

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A friend sent me the following link to “Wine Enthusiast” Magazine with the comment that they were not sure they agreed with the story’s conclusions.  And I would agree that I’m not sure I agreed either. But it’s an interesting …

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