Monday, March 7, 2011

Cajun Bloody Mary

4 oz. tomato juice
1 oz. beef broth
1 tsp. whole-grain mustard
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. red wine vinegar
1⁄8 tsp. garlic powder
Tabasco, to taste
Pickled okra juice, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 1⁄2 oz. vodka
Pickled okra, pickled green beans,

and caper berries, for garnish

1. In a mixing glass, combine the tomato juice, broth, mustard, lime juice, lemon juice, vinegar, and garlic powder and season with Tabasco, okra juice, and black pepper; refrigerate mixture until chilled.

2. To serve, fill a rocks glass with ice cubes, pour in vodka, and stir in tomato juice mixture. Garnish with okra, beans, and caper berries.