Prairie Oyster

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • dash Malt Vinegar
  • Whole of a small Egg Yolk
  • .5 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • .5 teaspoon Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 dashes Tabasco Sauce

Place all the ingredients in a small glass in the order listed. Take it down in one gulp and have a Bloody Mary!

No cocktail book would be complete without this frontier chestnut. The idea was to get some vitamins back in the body as soon as possible after a "busy" night. These days, of course, you can pop a multivitamin and an aspirin before bed and avoid gulping whole raw eggs the next day. But for traditionalistsÂ…