Lovage is a great herb to flavor drinks, learn how to make this Loving Mary Cocktail recipe for your next party.
Try this easy to make Lovage Loving Mary Cocktail recipe for your next celebration.
• 2 quarts fresh tomato juice
• 1/4 cup lemon juice
• 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
• 1 pint lovage cordial (Lovage Herb Cordial Recipe)
Combine all ingredients in a large glass pitcher and stir vigorously. Pour into tumblers over crushed ice. Garnish with lemon and fresh lovage stems with leaves or a lovage umbrella (below). Serves 8 to 10.
To make an attractive garnish for drinks, cut a stalk of lovage the depth of your serving glass plus a few more inches. Cut thin slits about 1 1/4 inch long all around the top of the stalk, then dip the stem in ice water; top slices will curl to form an umbrella.
Linda Underhill is a freelance food writer in Alfred, New York. Her partner, Jeanne Nakjavani, is a gourmet cook and food developer in Bradford, Pennsylvania.
Read more about using the lovage herb: Plant Profile: Lovage Herb.
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