Blackberry Martini ---- 4 oz vodka 1 oz triple sec 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1 oz simple syrup 1 oz blackberry puree Puree - 1 cup blackberries (fresh or thawed frozen) In food processor until smooth. Strain through fine mesh sieve to remove seeds. Yields 1/2 cup puree. SImple Syrup - Heat 2 cups sugar and 2 cups water, cover and simmer for 2 min until sugar dissolves. When cool store in glass jar with lid and refrigerate up to 6 mos.