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Serves : Makes 4 drinks

Instead of tomato juice, Philippe Gouze uses frozen cubes of yellow-tomato juice for his riff on Bloody Marys. He purees the cubes with aromatic Thai basil and homemade jalapeño vodka.  Cocktail Tips from F&W Editors    More Refreshing Drinks  

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a jar, cover the jalapeños with the vodka. Let stand for 3 hours, then strain.

Step 2    

In a food processor, puree the tomatoes. Pass the puree through a fine sieve into a large measuring cup; you should have 2 cups of juice. Pour it into ice cube trays and freeze until firm, about 3 hours.

Step 3    

In a blender, combine the jalapeño vodka, tomato ice cubes and basil. Blend until smooth and season with salt; if the drink is very thick, add a little water and blend again. Pour into rocks glasses, garnish with cherry tomato halves and basil flowers and serve.

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