Homemade Bloody Mary
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Try this homemade Bloody Mary recipe made with vodka, tomato juice, celery salt, and lemon juice.
Recipe type: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • Wedge of lemon
  • 2 Jiggers (3 ounces) best quality vodka
  • Generous squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • Several shakes of Worcestershire sauce
  • 3-4 drops of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 8 ounces tomato juice, chilled (I recommend Sacramento Gold)
  • ¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. celery salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  1. Mix both the kosher and celery salt in a shallow flat dish.
  2. Rub the rim of a 16-ounce glass with a wedge of lemon and dip the glass into the dish so that it clings to the rim.
  3. Fill glass with ice.
  4. Add vodka, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco sauce.
  5. Stir in the tomato juice with a long spoon.
  6. Add horseradish, sea salt, remaining celery salt, and pepper.
  7. Stir again and serve this drink recipe with a wedge of lemon.
  8. You may also add a dill pickle, olives, or a celery stalk. Serve with a beer chaser on the side, if desired.
Makes 1-16 ounce serving.
Recipe by Vintage Cooking at https://www.vintagecooking.com/homemade-bloody-mary/