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. Now, when we order a Bloody, we expect it to be served with enough accoutrements to be considered a meal: at the least, a pickle, celery, and lots and lots of olives, etc. But, as the folks at the food blog Eater have found,read more

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

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.

Peppy Virgin Mary

Diabetic Living

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

Total: 10 mins

Fresh Bloody Mary

Tyler Florence

Bloody Mary with Shrimp

EatingWell

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. That's SRIRACHA sauce, if you've never heard of it. But many of you have, because Sriracha, which was the brain-child of a Thai-American living in L.A., is the No. 1 go-to hot sauce in Asia and America right now. It's Tabasco without the ole. It's ... it's ... so good, we even did a post called Sriracha Chili Sauce -- Hiding in Plainread more

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.

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.

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."

Best Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes

Have a heart -- or at least some heart-healthy recipes to get you back in shape before Valentine's Day. It may sound silly, but for all the work our hearts do, we often don't show them much love. After all, the heart is the one muscle that never stops pumping, even while we sleep. One easy way to give our heart the respect (and the fuel) it needs to keep working well is to eat a diet full of heart-healthy foods; things that are low in sodium, low in fat, and full of protein, iron, and vitamins. Low calorie,read more

Best Cocktail Options for a Healthier Holiday

The seemingly endless round of holiday parties and end-of-year get-togethers at this time of year often means that you're drinking a bit more alcohol than usual. Those extra cocktails can add up to a lot of surplus calories! If you're going to imbibe, choose wisely. Naughty If you're planning on driving (or having more than one) it's best to avoid Martini-type cocktails, which tend to be very high in alcohol. A single restaurant-sized martini may contain more than three "drinks" worth of alcohol (and calories).

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