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Gail's Spicy Bloody Mary with Pickled Vegetables

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Gail's Spicy Bloody Mary with Pickled Vegetables

Gail's Spicy Bloody Mary with Pickled Vegetables
Frances Janisch
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total prep

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups tomato juice
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • 2 dashes of hot sauce, to taste
  • 3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh horseradish
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 pinches of celery salt
  • A drizzle of good quality extra-virgin olive oil, to finish
  • Garnish options on toothpicks:
  • 3 4 Pickled onions
  • 3 4 Pickled green beans
  • 2 Celery spears
  • 2 Cucumber spears

Directions

  • Combine tomato juice, vodka, hot sauce, Worcestershire, fresh horseradish, and lemon juice in a pitcher and stir with a wooden spoon. Set up 2 tall glasses with ice and garnishes. Fill with bloody mary mixture and drizzle the top of each glass with good quality olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of celery salt.
  • Set up pickled vegetables on a platter with toothpicks and allow guests to select their own garnishes.