Bloody Mary

Often the choice for a brunch cocktail, the Bloody Mary is typically garnished with a stalk of celery. From a Mary Bloody Mary to a spicy Bloody Mary, these easy recipes offer new variations on an old favorite.

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Vodka with Tater Tots? -- A Bloody Disgusting Bloody Mary!

One fabulous thing about the holidays: Cocktail parties! One not-so-fabulous thing about the holidays: Hangovers! Thank goodness for the Bloody Mary, that vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco concoction that offers just enough of the ol' hair of the dog to get you out of bed, off to brunch, and ready for the next soiree.

How to Mix a Bloody Good Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary has been called the world's most complex cocktail, but ask anyone who has enjoyed one over brunch, and they'll tell you the drink is well worth the effort. At heart, the Bloody Mary is really a simple mix of vodka and tomato juice, but it's the added ingredients -- everything from Worcestershire sauce to celery stalks -- that give this cocktail its personality. According to most reports, Bloody Marys first appeared in the 1930s, though there is some mystery as to where they made their debut (New York or Paris are the frontrunners).

Bloody Mary Ole

Pace Salsa & Picante

An invigorating combination of Spicy Hot V8® and Pace® Picante Sauce is mixed with vodka, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce for a refreshing drink.

Total: 10 mins

How to Make Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce

Start your next party off right by learning how to make this tangy bloody mary cocktail sauce.

Super Sips: Make a Fresh Bloody Mary

Make the most out of an abundant tomato season with these perfect-for-brunch Fresh Bloody Mary's!

Warm-Up Bull Shots

Swanson Broth & Stock

Adults will be happy to come in from the cold to enjoy these delicious vodka-spiked drinks. All you need to get them ready is 5 minutes and four ingredients...they're sure to warm you up.

Total: 10 mins

Fresh Tomato Bloody Marys

Food & Wine

The ingredients for Andreas Viestad's fiery Bloody Mary all come from his garden. Like a classic Bloody Mary made with tomato juice, it's a delicious brunch cocktail--with or without vodka. For savory flavor, add a few drops of Worcestershire sauce to each drink.

Total: 15 mins

Peppy Virgin Mary

Diabetic Living

This spicy tomato juice drink is quick to make. Serve it for brunch or summer parties.

Total: 10 mins

Bloody Marys

Better Homes and Gardens

Be adventurous and change the standard celery garnish in this brunch cocktail. Opt for green olives on toothpicks, small pickles, or even a strip of beef jerky.

Fresh Bloody Mary

Tyler Florence

Bloody Mary with Shrimp


This bright, vitamin-packed cocktail is eye-opening whether or not it's spiked with vodka.

Total: 10 mins

Vodka, Hot & Spicy -- We Gotcha with Sriracha!

Vodka! How CRAZY can it get? No sooner had we told you about Pinnacle's new Cinnamon-Roll Cinnabon vodka -- so perfect for those breakfast hangovers -- that we heard about another vodka with Sriracha sauce.

Easy Valentine's Day Brunch Recipes

A drawn-out, lazy weekend brunch is the perfect romantic luxury. Forget fussy steak dinners and awkward restaurant dates. Turn off the alarm clock and sleep in--there's nothing better than waking up to brunch.

Here's Hoping 'True Blood Cookbook' Doesn't Suck

So, no, the vampires on HBO's hit TV series True Blood aren't really down with eating good food--well, of the nonhuman variety, at least. We can't really speak to the dining habits of werewolves, were-panthers, shape-shifters, fairies, and all the other supernatural creatures on the show, but that's not stopping the publication of the True Blood Cookbook. The food blog Eater reports the cookbook, set to come out this fall, will feature "photos from the show's four seasons, side stories and authentic southern recipes for the local fare of the insatiable world of Bon Temps."

Summer Snacks and Perfect Party Pairings: Gazpacho, Tapenade, and More

Chef Mitch Einhorn shares recipes and pairings to help you plan your summer party, including gazpacho, tapenade, and Brussel sprouts salad.

Fresh Tomato Summer Recipes to Eat Now

Use up all of your ripe tomatoes in these flavorful and fun recipes from appetizers to sides and main dishes.

8 Wild & Crazy Drinks for a Wild, Crazy New Year's Eve

The world may have not come to an end, but by whatever measure, 2012 was quite a year: Europe teetered on the brink of financial meltdown, Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, then there was the seemingly interminable presidential election and now the looming "fiscal cliff." (Wasn't there an Olympics thrown in there, too?) If you're of the mindset that a year like that deserves more than a few decorous sips of Champagne come midnight, then we've trolled our recipe collection to come up with some of our wildest, craziest drinks to send off one wild and crazy year with a bang.

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