Halloween Chic: The Green-Eyed Monster Martini

At Halloween, I don’t mind finding an eyeball in my martini—as long as it’s made from lychee and blueberries. I actually find them quite delicious. Serve this cocktail up alongside an apothecary glass of extra eyeballs for a great mad scientist effect. And is it any surprise that the Green-Eyed Monster comes out when I’m strutting around in my Bad Sandy costume?


Green-Eyed Monster

  • Yield 1 cocktail
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 oz. green melon liqueur
  • 1 ½ oz. vodka
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • For the Garnish:
  • lychees, canned and drained (if using fresh, peel and remove seed)
  • fresh blueberries
  • Directions:
  • 1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the melon liqueur, vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake vigorously until shaker is frosty, about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  • 2. To make garnish, carefully insert a blueberry into lychee, insert a toothpick horizontally, through both the lychee and blueberry to hold blueberry in place. Add to glass. Enjoy!
The Green-Eyed Monster

Mary would like to thank the lovely, generous people who gave me stuffed toys for her while I was on book tour. As you can see, she thoroughly enjoyed them last night when I returned home. Would you mind coming over this morning to clean up their guts, which have been strewn in every nook and cranny of our apartment. Thanks! 😘

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