The Bullshot

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This old-school cocktail was a favorite of my mom’s when she worked in Manhattan’s garment district. It originated as a substitute for a Bloody Mary (in a Detroit hotel, if internet sources are to be believed—and as my mom is from Detroit, I’m going with it). I’m guessing that it fell out of favor because people started making it with canned broth, which is nasty (even with vodka in it). For this muscular urban cocktail, you must make beef stock from scratch or buy good frozen bone broth if