Fancy Pantry: Bloody Mary Supplies

One Quart of Bloody Mary Mix*:

Prepare tomato juice-
3 Pounds of red ripe tomatoes, stewed and strained through a fine sieve to make 4 cups of tomato juice

Measure the following into a clean 1 quart canning jar:
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot sauce, or to taste (Make and use your own!)
  • 1 teaspoons salt (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 Fill jar with prepared tomato juice, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Process jar in a Boiling Water Bath for 35 minutes.

Note: Horseradish loses it's heat over time so use this mix within a month or so. * Recipe adapted from Emeril's Bloody Mary Mix

Bloody Mary Pickle Mix
Into a 12 Ounce Quilted Jar:
  • 10 green beans, cut to fit
  • 4-6 small cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, cut into rings
  • 1 teaspoon of white or brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dill seed or dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Fill jar half full of vinegar(5% acidity) top up with clean tap water, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Process in a Boiling Water Bath for 10 minutes.

Bloody Marys

When ready to serve, fill each glass with ice.

Add 1 ounce of vodka to each glass, then fill the glass with Bloody Mary Mix. Stir well and garnish with pickled green beans, and skewered cauliflower & jalapenos. Add other garnish as desired and call it a Liquid Salad!