TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Martini With A Side Of Olives

If you’re not the type to sip seasonal cocktails with apple, cinnamon, cranberry or pumpkin flavors, here’s a tip to seasonalize that American classic, the Martini*. Recently we read an interview with a fashionable mixologist. Asked, among other things, of his pet peeves, he said, “I sell cocktails, I don’t sell garnishes. Everyone who orders…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Martini Garnish, Cornichons

Add a cornichon—along with an optional olive or cocktail onion—to your Martini. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   As we were enjoying some cornichons with a plate of pâté and cheese, we wondered: Why aren’t these cute little pickles served with Martinis? People love pickles—and many people don’t like olives or cocktail onions.…
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