Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Bloody Mary Recipe - From Scratch

In a tall, straight sided pint glass
fill loosely with ice
add 8-12 shakes or grinds of salt and pepper (to taste)
12+ splashes of Worcestershire sauce
10-ish splashes of Tabasco sauce
as much hot horseradish as you can stand (for newbies I put about a half a teaspoon)
two each lemon and lime wedges, squeezed (optional)
pour 2oz of vodka over the ice to begin breaking up the ingredients
[at this point you can make it a Bloody Caesar by adding
a couple of ounces of clam juice or substituting Clamato for of the tomato juice)]
[or you can have a Bloody Bullfight by adding a couple of ounces of beef broth]
top with the best tomato juice you can find
roll drink into larger glass or shaker and roll back and forth a couple of times
garnish with pickled crunchy object of your choice like green beans, carrots (my favorite), olives, garlic, peppers, shallots, cauliflower, olives with almonds or garlic... if these are pickled hot, all the better!
Serve with a straw and a big stack of napkins for swiping the forehead.
Rinse and repeat.
Is a fantastic pick me up virgin as well.

Friday, July 1, 2011

The Poor Little Personal Art Blog That Could

I feel like a bad parent for leaving the blog barren for so long. Rest assured art has been happening, but apparently it is art of the slowly evolving sort right now. There is a new song in the works that is stuck jittering against a touch of writer's block over the lyrics. You can download the music so far. There are hints that at least one new live project is in the works. Some Kind of Bat Car is in the middle of a massive convulsion in preparation for the 10th annual Kentucky Artcar Weekend in early August (4-6). I have been taking pictures and here are a few of my favorites since my last post and some extra. Talk to you sooner!