1 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth (Noilly Prat)
1 dash Orange Bitters (Regan's)
Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Shortly after Andrea got home on Friday, I walked into the kitchen to see her mixing up drinks. I was somewhat surprised to see that she was making up Martinis! Her choice was a fifty-fifty dry Martinis (CocktailDB's closest recipe to hers is the Dewey). While she did have Embury's book open for inspiration, the thought of a proper Martini might have been fresh in her head from a recent LUPEC column in the Weekly Dig. Or it might have been due to my recent comment that we had several Martini pitcher/stirrers that we never used, especially since the one she chose was the beauty she found in an antiques shop in Somerville, NJ, over Thanksgiving and had laid unchristened.