Bloody Mary Punch

Ingredients:

1 (46-oz.) container low-sodium vegetable juice, chilled
1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 cup vodka (optional), chilled
Celery sticks (optional)

Directions:

Combine vegetable juice, next 5 ingredients, and, if desired, vodka in a punch bowl or a pitcher. Serve over ice in glasses. Serve with celery sticks, if desired.