Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend than with a plate of eggs, a side of hash browns, and a splash of vodka? Neither can we, therefore, we decided to provide you with a step-by-step guide to make your own Bloody Mary.
Along with the mimosa, the Bloody Mary has become a classic staple for any brunch meal. In regards to the Bloody Mary, making your own can be tricky because a lot of restaurants have a signature recipe. Don’t be overwhelmed, though, because this only means you can craft a unique recipe that is 100 percent your own!
The basic list of the things you will need to make a classic Bloody Mary goes as follows: vodka, tomato juice, tabasco sauce, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt, ground black pepper, smoked paprika, one lemon, and one lime. The ingredients to make your own Bloody Mary are less complicated than you thought, aren’t they? Depending on how you like your bloody, the measurements of each ingredient may vary. Click here to see measurement suggestions for a basic bloody.
First things first, you need to prepare the glass. To do so, pour some celery salt onto a small plate. Then, rub juice from both the lemon and lime onto the rim of a pint glass. Roll the outer edge of the glass in the salt until it’s completely coated and set it aside.
For the liquid, all you need to do is squeeze one lemon and lime wedge into a shaker. Then, add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker and fill it with ice. Shake and strain the mixture into a glass and garnish it with the celery. Tada! It’s that easy.
This is a list of ingredients and steps that will make the classic bloody, however, there are tons of ways you can spice things up. Go ahead and take a look at our round up of 26 crazy Bloody Mary recipes if you’re feeling inspired. Happy cocktailing!