This Martini is light, fresh, and an easy conversation starter. The exercise of preparing a drink for a lady demonstrates  the attention to detail she has been looking for and of course, your agility with your hands.   Just be warned 2 will get you goin’!

½ cup lemon vodka

½ cup Cointreau (orange flavored liqueur – or Triple Sec)

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

Splash of lemon-lime soda

Splash of sweet and sour


Rim frozen martini glass with Roses Lime Juice and baker’s sugar

Shake with ice and pour

Makes 3 small or 2 large martinis


Note: use blueberry vodka instead of lemon vodka for blueberry martinis