If there is a better hair-of-the-dog drink than a bloody mary, we sure don’t know what it is. Visit Beaumont shared its recipe for a tasty Sunday brunch cocktail, and they even made it for eight, so you can treat your friends!

Ingredients:
— 46 ounce can of tomato/vegetable juice such as V8
— 1 teaspoon of TexJoy Steak Seasoning – Original Brand
— 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
— The juice of one lemon
— 1 cup vodka
— ice cubes
— celery sticks, olives and lime wedges for garnish

Directions:
Pour tomato juice into a large pitcher. Add TexJoy Steak Seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and vodka. Stir well. Pour into individual glasses. Serve over ice with celery sticks as stirrers. Garnish with olives and wedges of limes or lemons. (Insider tip: you can also serve this drink sans vodka for a tasty nonalcoholic punch.) Serves 8.

The Santa Maria Sipper is courtesy of Crooked Branch, the lobby bar at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. It’s the trifecta of cocktails: easy to make, refreshing to sip and oh-so-delightfully delicious! 

Ingredients:
—5 fresh blueberries
—3 fresh raspberries
—5 oz. La Marca Prosecco
—lemon wedge or mint sprig for garnish

 

The Santa Maria Sipper is courtesy of Crooked Branch, the lobby bar at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. It’s the trifecta of cocktails: easy to make, refreshing to sip and oh-sodelightfully delicious!

INGREDIENTS:
—5 fresh blueberries
—3 fresh raspberries
—5 oz. La Marca Prosecco
—lemon wedge or mint sprig for garnish

DIRECTIONS:
Fill a rocks glass with berries. Top with ice, then top with prosecco. Garnish with a lemon wedge or mint sprig.

 

 

Born and raised in Bryan, about 90 miles east of Village of Salado, Chadley Hollas, Village of Salado’s director of tourism, says he came to the town with one goal: to help Salado become Texas’ best small destination. His favorite thing about his adopted hometown is the people. “They are quirky, creative and hospitable—a neat combination that makes for many good conversations,” says Hollas.