Giveaway: Bloody Mary recipe book8

Portland author and Bloody Mary aficionado Judy Bennett has just released a new book that’s sure to help liven up your brunch parties: Bloody Marys: Sanguine Solutions for a Slew of Situations.

No matter what kind of day you’ve had or what kind of night you have planned, there’s a Bloody Mary to match your mood. From recipes to history to movies for any Bloody occasion, discover the culture behind the concoction. Dress your drink in pearls of knowledge and snark; there’s more to that toothpick than olives! And do it alongside the mothers of the masterpiece — the women of yesteryear who knew: the kiss of tomato on a clean, white apron means a good time is just around the corner.

With 45 recipes, vintage photography, and garnishes of wisdom, trivia, and legends, this book is a great addition to any well-rounded cocktail library. I mean really, who doesn’t love a Bloody Mary?

So to celebrate this book launch, Judy has generously donated a copy for a giveaway! Want this book for your collection? It can be yours! To enter, leave a comment on this post telling us your favorite and most creative Bloody Mary garnish. We’ll select a random winner on Thursday, July 14. This giveaway is open to everyone, in the US or worldwide.

Even if you don’t win, you can still pick up a copy on Amazon. And be sure to check out Judy’s blog for more Bloody Mary love.

Update: We have a winner!

I used the random number generator at and it selected Lola, our first commenter, as the winner of the Bloody Mary book. She’ll be garnishing her Bloody Marys with caper berries.

Thanks for participating, everyone!

Comments 8 Comments So Far


i think caperberries would be delicious and pretty




I’m partial to pickled green beans as a Bloody Mary garnish.


BACON or bacon wrapped bacon.

Sharon Wasson

I like a polish pickle in mine !


Beef jerky! Inspired by tasty n sons


Homemade pickled pepperoncinis


I love love love a good moderately-spicy blood mary / ceasar / etc . . .