Eggnog and Rum
Pour holiday spirit into your gatherings with a punchbowl of eggnog spiked with rum. Whether eggnog with dark rum, light rum, or coconut rum, these easy eggnog-and-rum recipes celebrate traditional holiday drinks.See Popular Eggnog and Rum Recipes
Eggnog made with egg yolks and whipping cream is a must-have holiday indulgence for many. For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and bourbon and increase the milk to 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 cups.
Serving this homemade eggnog hot makes it a welcome drink on cold winter nights.
Toasting the holidays isn't the only way to enjoy eggnog. Use eggnog in these easy and elegant mini cakes. Because they keep well, you can serve some now and freeze the rest to serve drop-in guests.
We're not picky when it comes to eggnog. In our coffee? Sublime.
Had lots of eggnog so far this season? If not, what are you waiting for? Whether you whip up your own recipe at home or make a Christmas Eve run to the nearest grocery store, the holidays just aren't the holidays without a little nog. (Or a lot of nog. We've been pouring it into our coffee for weeks now. And, no, we're not getting on the scale 'til at least mid-January.) Anyway, to spice up the festivities, mixologist Clint Rogers tells the Chicago Tribune that eggnog goes great with booze. Hey, 'tis the season, right? Eggnogread more
Eggnog is such a holiday staple. But if you're feeling a little been there-done that about whipping up another batch of the same old-same old again this year, well then, by all means, don't-don't. Here's a better idea: Make this gorgeous Peppermint-Eggnog Punch instead, set it out on the holiday table -- either for the big Christmas party or the New Year's shindig -- and watch everybody go crazy. It's really easy to make, and there is no festive drink quite as tasty. The ice cream is optional. So is the booze -- in this case rum -- read more
When holiday displays start to pop up in store windows and the sounds of carols fill the air, eggnog aficionados everywhere get a little giddy at the prospect of finally getting to indulge in this creamy, custard-like beverage that only shows up on store shelves around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Often spiked with rum, bourbon, brandy or other spirits, eggnog is a quintessential holiday treat. But you don't have to be at the mercy of holiday marketing to enjoy it. Once you know how to make eggnog yourself, you can enjoy it year-round.
Learn how to make a Blue Beauty??a colorful combination of rum, cura??ao, pinapple, and coconut.
Get our best eggnog recipes and alcoholic eggnog recipes for this holiday season.
A glass of thick, creamy eggnog sprinkled with nutmeg (and spiked with a little rum, if you're so inclined) may be the liquid version of the Christmastime welcome mat when guests arrive. But this year, switch it up and marry everybody's favorite holiday cookies with the season's favorite drink. What begins with a traditional frosted sugar cookie gets a double dip of eggnog. First, to the cookie dough add a dash of eggnog and a healthy grating of fresh nutmeg -- it tastes much more vibrant than the ground variety (but in a pinch you can use that, too).read more
Make this classic eggnog with whipped cream, egg yolk drink and a sprinkle of nutmeg on top for a delicious holiday indulgence.
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey set box office records this month by being the highest grossing December movie opening on record. And we agree, it's quite a trip. But maybe we didn't realize just how many devoted JRR Tolkien fans are also food fanatics. A lovely Gingerbread Hobbit Hole, from the blog Sprinkle Bakes, combines everything we love about gingerbread, the Christmas classic, with a pop-culture icon that also happens to deliver some chocolate trimmings (as in window and door frames!) along the way -- to Fantasyland. (Frankly, we also like the idea of a blog devoted to sprinklesread more
While Christmas cookies are always welcome, there's something special about presenting a beautiful Christmas cake at the parties and dinners that abound this time of year. Whether it's simple or over the top, cake is a lovely centerpiece for any holiday table, a sweet suggestion of the dessert course to come. Whether you opt for a pristine white butter cake or a cheerful red velvet number, your guests will appreciate the extra effort that goes into baking and icing a cake.
The holiday season is winding down, and with it, our last chance to enjoy that one-of-a-kind smooth and creamy, bewitching concoction known as eggnog. But wait a minute, if eggnog is so good, what can't we enjoy it all year long? Well, as Slate reports, people won't buy it.