Homemade Bloody Marys

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (14)

  • 32 ounces (4 cups) tomato juice
  • 8 ounces (1 cup) vodka
  • 1 medium-to-large cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1/3 cup distilled vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed (not celery salt!)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce*
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (I used Tapatío), more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon (about 50 twists) freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Lemon or lime wedges
  • Kosher salt, for the rims of your glasses, optional (add chili powder if you'd like)
  • Lots of ice, for serving
  • Garnishes (choose any): Celery stalks, skinny carrots with leafy tops, mini bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, dill pickle spears, pickled okra, and/or green cocktail olives


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