This just might be the easiest item to prepare on your entire party buffet… and the most popular! Who doesn’t love a good Bloody Mary? Sure, the spicy, tomato based vodka beverage is tasty, but everyone knows the best part of a well made Bloody Mary is the garnish. Here at Crowded Earth Kitchen, we ran with that idea and created Inside Out Bloody Marys. The beverage itself is shot sized and potent, accompanied by an assortment of excellent pickled vegetables. Rock On!
Ingredients (Serves 12)
12 ounces (1 1/2 cups) spicy Bloody Mary mix, chilled (Preservation and Co. Bloody Mary Mix 32 Oz. Jar)
12 ounces (1 1/2 cups) good quality vodka, chilled
1 cup of pickled mushrooms
1 cup of pickled beans (Tabasco Beans, Spicy, 16 Ounce)
1 cup of pickled okra (TABASCO Spicy Pickled Okra 12 oz. jar)
Double (3 ounce) shot glasses
OK, friends – this is easy enough to prepare even if you’ve already enjoyed a full size Bloody Mary or three. 😉 Begin by arranging your relishes in the center of a party platter. If you want more than three options, go for it. Try thick slices of dill pickles, ginger pickled carrots, garlic stuffed green olives, rosemary pickled cherry tomatoes, etc.
Next, arrange your shot glasses on the outer edge of the party platter. Fill your shot glasses half full with chilled vodka, and top with chilled Bloody Mary mix. Serve immediately!