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Cocktail of the Week: Breakfast with Martha

Don't get us wrong, a classic Bloody Mary or Mimosa will always be delicious, but if you've found yourself wanting to reach for something a bit different, the Breakfast with Martha will not disappoint! So go ahead, mix one up with your next brunch and enjoy the perfect balance of these deep, savory flavors.


  • 4 cucumber rounds
  • 2 slices of jalapeño
  • 0.5 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 bar spoon prepared horseradish
  • Large pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • Freshly ground pepper for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber.
  2. Add jalapeño and lightly muddle again.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice until chilled.
  4. Double strain into a highball glass over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with pepper and a cucumber ribbon.

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.