Sponsored Perfect Bloody Mary Recipes for College Football’s Biggest Rivalry By Greg Baugher Posted on November 25, 2015 6 min read Comments Off on Perfect Bloody Mary Recipes for College Football’s Biggest Rivalry 0 165 This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Johnsonville. The opinions and text are all mine. When it comes to college football rivalries, there are few that are more storied than the one that will be revisited this Saturday between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines. To say that there is a mutual dislike between these two teams and their fan bases would be a considerable understatement. And with Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh patrolling the sidelines, you know nothing will be left in either’s bag of tricks. With a rivalry this intense, you need an equally intense cocktail to kick off the festivities. And nothing hits that sweet spot like a Bloody Mary. And if you’re going Bloody Mary, you have to go all in. No, we’re not talking about something as passé as adding in a strip of bacon. Enter our good friends from . That’s right sports fans. Johnsonville Sausage in a Bloody Mary! They have created these lip-smacking good Bloody Mary recipes that can go head-to-head with even the best football rivalry. Without further ado, we present you with the (drumroll) The Undisputed Bloody Mary vs. the Big Blue Bloody. You seriously need to give these tasty cocktails a try or create your own masterpiece with sausage. We’d love to see what you come up. Let us know what you think in the comments below and send us your pics to [email protected] and you might be featured in an upcoming Happy Hour! The Undisputed Bloody Mary Servings: 4 cocktails Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 7 minutes Ingredients 1 cup Vodka 3 cups Bloody Mary mix or tomato juice 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons hot sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1 tablespoon horseradish sauce 1/4 teaspoon celery salt 2 Johnsonville turkey sausages 8 artichoke heart wedges 4 Parmesan cheese chunks 4 Buckeye sprigs Directions In a shaker or pitcher, mix vodka, Bloody Mary mix or tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, ground pepper, horseradish and celery salt. Pour into 4 glasses with ice. Cut turkey sausage into pieces. For the garnish, assemble each of the four skewers with turkey sausage, artichoke hearts and parmesan chunks. Place skewer and Buckeye sprig into glass. Big Blue Bloody Servings: 4 cocktails Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 7 minutes Ingredients 1 cup blueberry vodka 3 cups standard Bloody Mary mix or tomato juice 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons hot sauce 2 Johnsonville Smoked Sausages 8 Blueberries 8 Mozzarella Balls Directions In a pitcher, mix vodka, Bloody Mary mix or tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and hot sauce. Pour into 4 glasses with ice. Cut smoked sausage into pieces. For the garnish, assemble each of the four skewers with pieces of smoked sausage, blueberries and pieces of Mozzarella.