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How to Make a Caesar -- aka a Canadian Bloody Mary

The Caesar is a classic Canadian cocktail made with a base of tomato juice and clam nectar. For this recipe I used the new French's Caesar Cocktail Mixes which provide the tomato juice and clam juice base.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Canadian
Author Janice Croze


  • French's Caesar Cocktail Mix
  • Vodka
  • Hot sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Lemon juice and/or lime juice
  • Celery Salt
  • Ice
  • Garnishes:
  • Celery
  • Lime/lemon slices or wedges
  • Olives/onions/pickles etc


  1. One of the best parts of making a Caesar is making it to your own taste and style. You can keep it simple and classic or go all out with added flavours, spices and garnishes.
  2. First, prepare your glass by rubbing a lemon or lime around the outside edge of your glass.
  3. Then roll the outside rim in celery salt – or your own variation of rimmer.
  4. Next, fill your glass with ice. (You can make your Caesar in a shaker or directly in your glass filled with ice.)
  5. To make a classic Caesar, you can use the 1-2-3-4 method.
  6. One shot of vodka.
  7. Two dashes of hot sauce.
  8. Three dashes of salt and pepper.
  9. Four dashes of Worcestershire sauce.
  10. Add 4-6 ounces of Caesar mix.
  11. I like to add some fresh lemon and lime juice to my Caesars.
  12. Then stir and garnish with a celery stick and lime.
  13. But, as I said, it is fun to personalize your Caesar with your favourite flavours and garnishes.You can add barbeque sauce, barbeque spices, paprika, horseradish – whatever you dream up.
  14. And when it comes to garnishes, you can go crazy. Olives, pickles, peppers, tomatoes, cheese, asparagus, shrimp… Have fun coming up with your own creations.