Brie’s Homegrown Bloody Mary Recipe

Salty, spicy, and sweet, Bloody Marys are an incredibly flavorful cocktail—especially when the tomatoes are homegrown. This delicious recipe is courtesy of our resident plant expert, Brie Arthur.

Bloody Marys

“Bloody Marys have become a staple for our annual Tomato Tasting Fundraiser. I like to set up a make-your-own station so the guest can enjoy a custom drink.  Serve in a Mason jar over ice with a lid for regular shaking.”

Find this recipe and much more in Brie’s visionary book The Foodscape Revolution.


  • ½ quart fresh tomato juice
  • 1 Tbsp dill pickle juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh horseradish
  • 1 Tbsp aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Worcester sauce
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • Dash of freshly ground pepper
  • 1 shot vodka or gin
  • Olive, jalapeño, lime or cheese wedge, for garnish


  1. Fill a quart jar with tomato juice.
  2. Add dill pickle juice, Worcester sauce, hot sauce, horseradish, and balsamic vinegar, to taste.
  3. Add the shot of vodka or gin.
  4. Screw a lid on and shake. Stir regularly.