Bloody Mary Mix
Submitted by: Merribuck
3 cups tomato juice
juice of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh horseradish
2 tablespoons minced garlic
Worcestershire Sauce to taste
Crystal Hot Sauce to taste
freshly ground black pepper
In a blender, combine first four ingredients together. Blend until smooth. Season the mixture to taste with the Worcestershire Sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Store the mixture in a non-reactive container. Refrigerate the mixture for a least 6 hours before serving. Yield: about 1 quart.

Sparkling Wine Fruit Soup with Sorbet
Submitted by: Merribuck
2 tablespoons sugar
4 cups assorted sliced fruit
1 pint raspberry or strawberry sorbet
1/2 bottle sparkling wine
mint for garnish
In a large bowl, toss the sugar with the fruit. To plate, place 1 scoop of sorbet in the middle of four shallow soup bowls. Spoon fruit around the sorbet. Pour champagne over the fruit. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Yield: 4 servings.

Non-Alcoholic Margarita Punch
Submitted by: Barbiel
1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate
1  cup confectioners' sugar
4 egg whites
6 cups crushed ice
1 liter carbonated water
1 lime, sliced
coarse salt
In a 4 quart container, combine lemonade concentrate, limeade concentrate, powdered sugar, egg whites  and crushed ice.  Mix well. Cover and freeze at least 30 minutes before serving. Spoon 2 cups slush mixture into blender. Add 1 cup of carbonated water. Blend until frothy. To serve rub rim of glass with lime slice, dip in salt, and fill glass. Garnish with lime slices.  Makes 24 servings.

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