Now that our kids are grown, my friends and I, although saddened that, for us, Halloween is no longer kid-centric, all do the adult thing: we make our own Halloween party and drink martinis! I always dress in my (menopause-appropriate) witch costume. I dust off my black hat, put on some scary shoes and a bad attitude, and, bearing a broom as a hostess gift, I go off into the night, to my friend Lynn's. Lynn decorates her house like crazy, and I help her make Wicked Witch Martinis. Here’s how to make 'em: - thecrabbycook
Test Kitchen Notes
This wickedly good dirty martini will keep the grown-ups entertained through trick-or-treat hour (and beyond). It has more vermouth than you might expect but goes down smooth and strong, just how we like 'em. - A&M —The Editors
green stuffed olives
eyeballs, preferably fake
In This Recipe
Decorate two martini glasses with spiders and cobwebs and place them in the refrigerator to chill.
Combine the vodka, vermouth, olive juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until well chilled, about 20 to 30 seconds. Strain the mixture into the chilled glasses, add an olive and an eyeball to each glass, and serve.