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A Step-By-Step To The Easiest Cocktail Ever

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    Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some good ol' food porn. So, when Erica and Lauren of HonestlyWTF launched their equally delicious blog, HonestlyYUM, we just had to drop everything. Each week, we'll spotlight their creative concoctions. Go ahead, try to look away — we dare you.

    Whether you’re starting the party early, in need of a little hair of the dog, or simply looking to get creative with the kitchen pantry, chances are you’ve crossed paths with the infamous Bloody Mary. In fact, it’s entirely possible that you’ve consumed this cocktail on several occasions using dozens of different ingredients. That’s the beauty of a Bloody Mary: there’s no “proper” way to make it.

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    Of course, you’ll want to use tomato juice and vodka, but that’s about as obvious as using ice cream and milk in your milkshake. After that, it’s all in your hands. For me, it’s all about using quality ingredients and delicious garnishes. So I blended up some colorful heirloom tomatoes from my local farmer’s market, Karen hooked me up with some pickled veggies, and I was well on my way.

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