Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
For a pretty presentation, rub the rims of glasses with lemon wedges, and dip in a mixture of black pepper and coarse salt.
Makes 2 1/2 quarts
1 (46-ounce) bottle vegetable or tomato juice
1/2 cup fresh lemon or lime juice
1/4 cup liquid from jar of pickled okra or jalapeños
3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning blend
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon celery seeds
1 1/2 cups plain or pepper-flavored vodka
Garnish: Lemon wedges and pickled okra
Stir together ingredients in a large pitcher, and chill. Pour into tall glasses. Garnish, if desired.