Bloody Johnnies

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 5:00 PM, June 28, 2009

Aired June 28, 2009

Serves 1 pitcher, about 8 to 10 servings
1 quart tomato juice or V-8 vegetable juice
1 1/4 cups vodka
3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon celery salt
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco
Juice of 1 lime
16 jumbo pimiento-stuffed green olives
8 party picks, 3 to 4 inches long
8 stalks celery from the heart with leafy tops still attached
16 spicy, pickled string beans

Mix the first 8 ingredients in a pitcher and stir with a wooden spoon.

Skewer 2 olives on each party pick.

To serve, fill glasses with ice and pour in Bloody Johnny mix. Garnish glasses with a stalk of celery, the olive-skewered party picks (ends balanced on the rim of glass) and with some of the pickled string beans.