Mistletoe Martini

Pearl Florick Recipe

By Pearl Florick pearliedee

No-Cook or Other

This is the classic recipe which is pretty standard for most bartenders. (guess who comes from a family of bartenders) It is pretty and festive! Happy Holidays!


parts vodka
1/2 oz
splash of grenadine

Directions Step-By-Step

In a shaker with crushed ice mix the vodka and Midori. Shake and strain into the martini glasses.
Add the grenadine. (this is a syrup and will sink to the bottom of the glass, making the drink red and green)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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Nov 24, 2013 - Pearl Florick shared this recipe with discussion groups: All Appetizers, All Beverages, All the Time! Appetizers Book Club The Empty Nest
Pearl Florick pearliedee
Dec 11, 2011
I am so going for that third on this!!! LOL This sounds amazing and I will "absolute"ly be trying it. Thanks and Happy Holidays!!!!
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Dec 10, 2011
here you are Pearl....
From:Local Foods
Cucumber Martinis
A Cool & Simple Summer Cocktail
By Molly Watson, About.com Guide

Cucumber Martini
Photo © Molly Watson
Cucumber Martinis are as cool and refreshing as cucumbers themselves. Like all martinis, they pack a punch. The first one is divine; the second will make a third seem like a good idea which, I assure you, it is not.
In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 1/2 oz. Cucumber Vodka1,vodka, or gin with 1/2 oz. dry vermouth, three or four slices of cucumber (any type of cucumber2 works just fine), and at least 1 cup of ice. You can also add a grind or two of freshly ground black pepper, if you're feeling kicky.
Shake and shake and shake. Seriously, shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds (this may seem like a long time). You're not just mixing the ingredients, you're trying to melt some of the ice into the cocktail to soften its edges and blend the flavors.
Strain into a martini glass (or vessel of your choice). Add a slice or two (or three) of fresh, unbruised cucumber and serve immediately.
I had my first one...I AM IN LOVE!!!!
and I am a beer gal.....LOL
Pearl Florick pearliedee
Dec 10, 2011
Nancy, first glad you enjoyed the mistletoe martini, secondly, cucumber martini? Sounds very interesting, is the recipe posted on JAP?????? I like the sounds of it and cucumbers are a "negative calorie" food so I am sure the martini should also be counted as such! LOL and I wish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Dec 10, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!