Elocina's Bloody Mary Recipe - A Classic American Cocktail

Elocina's Bloody Mary

Elocina's Bloody Mary Recipe - A Classic American Cocktail
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1


Elocina's Bloody Mary
Elocina's Bloody Mary

Elocina's Bloody Mary is a classic cocktail that is perfect for brunch or any time you're in the mood for a spicy and savory drink. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to suit your taste preferences.


The Bloody Mary cocktail has a long and storied history, with many variations and interpretations. Elocina's Bloody Mary is a unique take on the classic recipe, with the addition of steak sauce and tabasco sauce for an extra kick of flavor.


Garnish Options

How to prepare

  1. Place ice in a tall glass.
  2. Add all of the listed ingredients.


  • To make a Bloody Maria, substitute tequila for the vodka.
  • You can customize Elocina's Bloody Mary by adding different garnishes such as bacon, olives, or pickles. You can also experiment with different types of vodka or Bloody Mary mix for a unique twist on the classic recipe.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making Elocina's Bloody Mary, be sure to use a high-quality vodka and fresh-squeezed lime juice for the best flavor. You can also adjust the amount of tabasco sauce to suit your spice tolerance.

Serving Suggestions

Elocina's Bloody Mary is best served chilled in a tall glass with plenty of ice. Garnish with celery, lime, or any of the other options listed for a visually appealing presentation.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires no cooking techniques, simply mix the ingredients in a glass and enjoy.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the store-bought Bloody Mary mix with homemade tomato juice and spices for a fresher flavor. You can also use different types of hot sauce in place of tabasco sauce.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the ingredients for Elocina's Bloody Mary ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just be sure to add the ice and garnishes right before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Elocina's Bloody Mary in a tall glass with a salted rim and a variety of garnishes for a visually stunning presentation. You can also use a colorful straw for added flair.

Pairing Recommendations

This cocktail pairs well with brunch dishes such as eggs benedict, quiche, or avocado toast. It also goes well with spicy foods like buffalo wings or tacos.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Elocina's Bloody Mary is best enjoyed fresh, but you can store any leftover mix in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just be sure to stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Elocina's Bloody Mary contains approximately 150 calories.


Each serving of Elocina's Bloody Mary contains approximately 10 grams of carbohydrates.


There is minimal fat in Elocina's Bloody Mary, with less than 1 gram per serving.


Elocina's Bloody Mary contains negligible amounts of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

This cocktail is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals.


This recipe may contain allergens such as celery and gluten if using store-bought Bloody Mary mix.


Elocina's Bloody Mary is a low-calorie cocktail with minimal fat and protein content. It is a good source of carbohydrates and can be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.


Elocina's Bloody Mary is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. With a spicy kick and savory flavor, this drink is sure to be a hit with your friends and family. Enjoy responsibly!

How did I get this recipe?

I can't forget the moment I stumbled upon this recipe. It was a warm summer day, and I was attending a local food festival in my hometown. As I walked through the bustling crowd, my senses were overwhelmed by the tantalizing aromas of different dishes being cooked and the cheerful chatter of people enjoying the festivities.

Among the many food stalls, one in particular caught my eye. It was a small booth with a sign that read "Elocina's Bloody Mary - The Best in Town." Intrigued, I made my way over to the booth and struck up a conversation with the elderly lady behind the counter, who introduced herself as Elocina.

Elocina was a petite woman with a warm smile and twinkling eyes. She exuded a sense of confidence and charm that immediately drew me in. As we chatted, she shared with me the story behind her famous Bloody Mary recipe.

She told me that she had learned the recipe from her grandmother, who had passed it down through generations in their family. Elocina's grandmother had been a renowned chef in her time, and her Bloody Mary was a well-kept secret that had been passed down only to the women in the family.

Elocina explained that the key to a perfect Bloody Mary was in the balance of flavors. She told me that her grandmother had taught her to use only the freshest ingredients, from the ripest tomatoes to the best quality vodka. She also revealed that the secret ingredient in her recipe was a special blend of spices that her grandmother had brought back from her travels to distant lands.

As Elocina spoke, I could see the passion and love she had for her craft. Her eyes lit up as she described the process of making the Bloody Mary - from crushing the tomatoes by hand to carefully measuring out the spices. She spoke of how each ingredient was added with care and precision, to create a drink that was not just a cocktail, but a work of art.

Intrigued by Elocina's story, I asked her if she would be willing to share her recipe with me. She hesitated for a moment, as if weighing the decision in her mind. Then, with a smile, she handed me a piece of paper with the handwritten recipe on it.

I studied the recipe carefully, taking in each step and ingredient. It was a complex recipe, with many steps and precise measurements. But I was determined to master it, to recreate the magic that Elocina had shared with me.

Over the coming weeks, I spent countless hours in my kitchen, experimenting with different variations of the recipe. I sourced the freshest ingredients, just as Elocina had instructed, and painstakingly followed each step in the process.

After many failed attempts and a few minor disasters, I finally succeeded in creating my own version of Elocina's Bloody Mary. The first sip was like a revelation - the perfect balance of flavors, the hint of spice, the smoothness of the vodka. It was unlike any other Bloody Mary I had ever tasted.

I knew then that this recipe was special, a treasure that I would cherish and pass down to future generations. And as I sipped my drink, I felt a connection to Elocina and her grandmother, to all the women who had come before me and shared their culinary wisdom.

And so, whenever I make Elocina's Bloody Mary now, I do it with love and gratitude, honoring the tradition and the legacy that has been passed down to me. Each sip is a reminder of that warm summer day at the food festival, of the chance encounter with a remarkable woman and her unforgettable recipe. And I know that as long as I continue to make this drink, I will carry on the spirit of Elocina and her grandmother, keeping their legacy alive in my own kitchen.


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