Old Bay Bloody Mary

I remember being totally against the idea of a Bloody Marys. Why would anybody willingly order a cocktail made with tomato juice and vodka? Silly me. A few years back, while attending the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival, I mentioned to a friend that I have never had a Bloody Mary. She couldn’t believe it. She then proceeded to find me one to try. I was a fan at first sip. Since then I’ve had hundreds of Bloody Marys. Today, for the first time, I made my own Bloody Mary Mix and I must say it’s quite tasty. It’s a fairly easy recipe. It literally takes 10 minutes to make! I used canned stewed tomato instead of tomato juice because I didn’t feel like going to the store. I think the stewed tomatoes it gives the mix some depth though. Try it out and tell me what you think!

Old Bay Bloody Mary

Serves 2

14 oz can stewed tomatoes

1 tbsp prepared horseradish

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp green olive juice

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp hot sauce

1 tsp steak sauce

1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

3 oz vodka

Combine all ingredients, except vodka, in blender and purée until smooth.

Stir in vodka.

Pour over ice and garnish with pickles, green olives, carrot ribbon, and celery stalk. Sprinkle with Old Bay and pepper

Enjoy and drink responsibly!

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