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Happy Hour: Wikipedia's Bloody Mary

Happy Hour: Wikipedia's Bloody Mary

Last week, I was headed to the grocery store and drove past one of the best Bloody Mary spots in the city. I saw the line of people and knew I had to have one. So while at the store, I picked up some tomato juice, celery, and olives — I was positive I had everything else at home — and rushed straight home.

When I asked YumJimmy which recipe I should make, he told me to try Wikipedia. He said, "Well if it's on Wikipedia it must be the 'classic' one right?" I couldn't really argue with this, so I decided to go for it. It ended up being a delicious — and yes "classic" — version. I opted to add a bit more spice — more cracked pepper and a dash or two more of Tabasco — but flavor it to suit your needs. If you want to see what goes into the Wiki version of a Bloody Mary, just

.

Wikipedia's Bloody Mary

Wikipedia's Bloody Mary

Wikipedia's Bloody Mary

Ingredients

  1. 1 oz. to 1 1/2 oz.vodka
  2. tomato juice
  3. 1 dash celery salt
  4. 1 dash ground black pepper
  5. 1 dash Tabasco
  6. 2-4 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  7. 1/8 tsp. horseradish (pure, never creamed)
  8. Dash of lemon juice
  9. celery stalk
  10. olives

Directions

  1. Add vodka to a Highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Fill glass with tomato juice.
  3. Add celery salt, ground black pepper, tabasco, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, lemon juice.
  4. Shake or stir lazily, your choice.
  5. Garnish with any or all of the following: celery stalk, a skewer of olives, pickles, carrots, mushrooms, or other vegetables; or even meat or fish (salami, shrimp, etc.) and cheese (see photos).
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ElleJay ElleJay 8 years
i love bloody marys- especially with lots of vegetables and cheese, mmmm!
inthewrong inthewrong 8 years
I'm all about the Caesar! Clamato juice instead of tomato juice. The saltiness is awesome!
will205 will205 8 years
wow - wikipedia the cookbook? look out!
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 8 years
It's been awhile since I've had a bloody mary. looks good!
RockinHeartJD RockinHeartJD 8 years
mmm I have been drinking mimosas a lot at brunch lately. But I LOVE spicy bloody marys! I think I might even have a bloody mary tonight!
zazoza zazoza 8 years
ive never tried one! but i really want to! thanks yum!
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Phork ya!!! Made it through the snow and am sippin' on one as I type! Had to put extra horseradish and a buttload of Chipotle Tabasco sauce in it. I'll be pharting razorblades tomorrow! ;)
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Mmm. I love Bloody Marys!
msdyanelk msdyanelk 8 years
i have never had one. Seems like a hopped UP V8!
mswender mswender 8 years
Prune on 1st st and 1st ave has delicious bloody Mary's. They have delicious everything, but be prepared for a wait. It is definitely worth it!
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
When it comes to Bloody Mary veggies... the more the merrier! We put pickled asparagus spears, pickled carrots, pretty much anything we can think of!
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Me too, ualili! I haven't had one since college. And I'm seriously considering going out in a snow storm to get the stuff needed to make one. Or two. ;)
ualili ualili 8 years
Thinking about a nice, spicy Bloody Mary makes my mouth water! Yum!
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