For brunches, parties, and game-day tailgating, there's no cocktail more beloved than the Bloody Mary!
In 65 inventive recipes, the Bloody Mary is rejiggered with a rainbow of garnishes, new flavors, and different liquors. The drinks are a dizzying array of creativity, from the Vegan Mary, which is packed with umami, to a Middle Eastern Mary, adding cumin, coriander, and harissa for an extra bit of spice. Shake up these recipes for the perfect weekend pairing, complete with bar food for a little nosh:
- The Bowling Green Bloody
- The Bloody Maja
- The Gazpacho Mary
- Celery Stuffed with Pimiento Cheese
- Smoked Salmon Spread
- Spanish Potato and Sausage Tortilla
And if you don't have time to whip up a Bloody Mary mix from scratch, no worries: author Ellen Brown has demystified the cream of the crop of store-bought bases that will have you sipping a savory concoction ASAP. Just add your own special twist and a few garnishes. Whatever your fancy, the Bloody Mary is the perfect weekend drink.