Beyond Caprese

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This time of year tomatoes and basil are both at their peak of the season, tasting & smelling better than ever. Not to mention, available locally almost everywhere. Caprese salad is the first thing that comes to mind for most, but we're taking a twist on that classic.

 

Tomato Basil Martini

 

ingredients


8 oz Gin
2 oz Dry Vermouth
1 sprig Bush Basil / leaves picked
Ice / as needed
 
For Garnish:
Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
Wainer Family Farm Bush Basil  & Opal basil leaves
Bamboo skewers
 

 

method


In a shaker filled with ice, shake the gin, vermouth, and basil leaves together until the shaker is frosted on the outside, about 2 minutes.

Strain into chilled martini glasses, and garnish with skewers of heirloom cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.

 
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