TODAY | January 02, 2014
>> something that maybe could have come in handy for a lot of people on wednesday.
>> we got to get going.
>> a snowstorm is coming for a lot of people. you might need this, too the bloody mary . my all i'm favorite.
>> i love making the bloody mary . a hobby for me at this point. it was my gift to people.
>> yes, it was.
>> with my recipe.
>> it's not a hangover cure. for those still hung over from new year's eve, your answer is pedialyte.
>> let the electrolytes back in.
>> if you are still hung over that, is an aggressive new year.
>> this is the hair of the dog .
>> it's a strong drink.
>> no question.
>> like three-quarters vodka.
>> a mixer or tomato juice ?
>> this is a mix.
>> another hour. we will say that. we will put horseradish in there.
>> a different kind of my secret is a little bit of sweet pickle juice.
>> which we love.
>> we will do a little bit of pepper. i like to use a little lemon to kind of cut through this. the worcester. we will put that in there as well. kind of a mess. it all comes together.
>> i also like to mix a little of alphabet in there.
>> a little celery salt kind of throughout it.
>> honestly the key to a great bloody mary is ice. you want clear ice . i will drive to the liquor store rather than use the ice in my refrigerator. the cloudy ice melts fast and ruins the drink.
>> it waters down.
>> you need the high vodka content.
>> i want it cold.
>> beef jerky .
>> i seen the beef jerky before.
>> do you eat that after you put it in there?
>> blake shelton and i on the set of "the voice" we will have 15 of these. eat it. it's fantastic.
>> it puts the whole show into perspective, doesn't it?
>> basically the final product.
>> you researched this for a long period of time.
>> i'm sorry. do we have enough for everybody. this is for you. i drink these all the time.
>> you have already had five this morning?
>> right before he gets to the orange room .
>> let's see if this measures up.
>> how much more do we have to do today?
>> this is going to be a good 9:00 hour.
>> see that. you got to get some of this.
>> we have another dog over here.
>> you better hurry up. i saw hoda in the building.
>> i am in with kathie lee for hoda. i will bring some of these.
>> what do you think of that?
>> we didn't get a chance to say to you, how did it it go on new year's eve?
>> it was fun. it was my 16th year doing the ball drop. it was great.
>> it becomes things we have done for quite some time now.
>> it was done.
>> it was hot at one point. people don't realize they pump hot air on our set.
>> simply, you didn't have gloves on. you had a hat.
>> it was great. what do