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Pear Martini – Recipe!

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Martini’s are always a popular drink, no matter the season and my favorite martini just happens to be a Manhattan because I am a fan of rye whiskey and Carpano Antica, an Italian vermouth.  However, there are a few other martini’s I enjoy like a Dirty Martini with a big splash of olive juice, and a skewer of bleu cheese olives.  During the fall however,  I start to think about apples and pears, and how I can incorporate those flavors into a festive drink.

Pears are mild in flavor, yet enhance a cocktail with fall taste without being overly sweet.  A pear martini made with Creme de Poire, brandy and vodka creates a smooth and subtle drink, perfect for sipping this time of the year.  It’s a nice cocktail to serve at small gatherings, or for a quite evening at home.  It will definitely set the tone for the next few months to come.

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4 ounces vodka

1 1/2 ounces creme de poire

1 1/2 ounces brandy

fresh pears for garnish


(Makes 2)

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To Prepare:

1.  Place all cocktail ingredients out for preparation (mise en place).

2.  Fill your cocktail shaker and glasses with ice.  I love a chilled glass!

3.  Add vodka, creme de poire and brandy to ice filled shaker.  Shake, shake, shake….

4.  Dump ice from martini glasses.  Strain cocktail into each glass.  Cheers!












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