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Ginger-Pear Martini


Fresh gingerroot

1 fresh lime

2 canned pear slices in heavy syrup (from 15-ounce can)*

1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) syrup from can of pears

2 ounces (1/4 cup) pear-flavored vodka



Peel skin from ginger with the side of a spoon. Finely grate enough ginger to prepare as many drinks as needed.

To make one cocktail drink: Juice lime and pour into martini shaker. Add two pear slices to the martini shaker. Add thumbnail-sized portion of ginger and muddle ingredients together. Pour syrup from canned pears into shaker. Fill shaker with ice and add vodka. Shake vigorously 10 times and strain into chilled martini glass, making sure to keep solids out of the cocktail.

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Ginger-Pear Martini