Ahh, eggnog. Nothing really captures the spirit of Christmas for me like preparing my traditional holiday eggnog mix - take a coffee cup, fill it 75% full of eggnog, then stir in brandy until full. Happy effing Holidays.
I got to wondering about the authenticity of this drink, and whether I've been missing out on an even better way to enjoy it. Some internet searching revealed no less than a dozen different eggnog mixes. Some of them involve apricot brandy, rum, and/or bourbon. One has sherry in it. It would seem that even after 200 years, the perfect eggnog question is far from answered. And these are just the survivors. How many eggnog recipies have been lost on the winds of time?
These dozen final contenders must each be bringing something interesting. So, in a desperate bid for Cuttlefish Content, I've decided to create, consume, and blog about each one. more »