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  Egg Nog, History of Egg Nog, Posset, Coquito, Biersuppe
Eggnog, however, is first mentioned in the early nineteenth century but seems to have been popular on both sides of the Atlantic at that time.
Rich, strong eggnog — the richer and stronger, the better — is no stranger to holiday celebrations in New Orleans, and at this time of year the drink takes its place alongside syllabubs on the traditional southern table.
Eggnog goes by the name coquito in Puerto Rico, where, not surprisingly, rum is the liquor of choice (as it is these days for many eggnog lovers in the U.S.).
whatscookingamerica.net /Eggnog.htm   (577 words)

  
 Eggnog - History
Eggnog is related to various milk and wine punches that had been concocted long ago in the "Old World".
Eggnog, in the 1800s was nearly always made in large quantities and nearly always used as a social drink.
Eggnog is still a popular drink during the holidays, and its social character remains.
www.indepthinfo.com /eggnog/history.shtml   (486 words)

  
 Eggnog: A Colonial Christmas Tradition
Eggnog was one of the most common holiday traditions of Colonial America.
Eggnog definitely has ties to old England and the time-honored tradition of wassail.
George Washington's recipe called for one quart of cream, one quart of milk, a dozen eggs, one pint of brandy, a half pint of rye, a quarter pint of rum and a quarter pint of sherry.
www.chicagofun.com /home/christmas/eggnog.html   (627 words)

  
 Eggnog - Homedistiller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Eggnog (or egg nog) is a type of milk-based punch belonging to the posset family.
Eggnog typically consists of milk, eggs, and sugar mixed together and may be served with or without added spirits.
Eggnog is typically served as a Christmas time drink.
homedistiller.org /wiki/index.php?title=Eggnog&redirect=no   (169 words)

  
 eggnog recipe I amount eggnog in sugar I eggnog history
Eggnog: spirits of the holidays.Eggnog, America’s traditional brew for the holiday season, has a venerable history.
History social "eggnog" drink.Many believe that eggnog is a tradition that was brought to America from Europe.
It all began in England, where eggnog was the trademark drink of the upper class,In earlier times, eggnog was a favored drink among the nobility and upper classes.
www.myeggnog.com   (563 words)

  
 Utah Thanksgiving and Christmas Guide - Eggnog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Eggnog, a popular holiday drink, can also be used in baked treats.
Even if you are not keen on eggnog, perhaps finding it too thick and rich for drinking, its timeless flavors of milk, nutmeg and rum or brandy work wonders in baked treats.
Tiny thumbprint cookies filled with creamy eggnog frosting may be more to your taste, and will fill your home with the spicy scents of the season.
www.utahholidayguide.com /christmas/recipes/articles/cmas/eggnog.asp   (882 words)

  
 Eggnog
Eggnog is one of those holiday traditions that is either hated or cherished.
However you may feel about eggnog, there is no denying that millions of people sample it and enjoy it yearly around the holidays.
A safety note regarding the use of raw eggs and a brief procedure that to ward off possibilities of food poisoning.
www.indepthinfo.com /eggnog/index.shtml   (165 words)

  
 Eggnog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Eggnog is usually served cold and may contain whisky, rum, wine, or other spirits.
Eggnog can be made from scratch, or bought ready-made in most grocery stores during the holiday season.
Eggnog should be served cold—it should not sit at room temperature.
www.kroger.com /hn/Food_Guide/Eggnog.htm   (381 words)

  
 MetroActive Dining | Eggnog
Eggnog, in its earliest forms, can be traced back to the 17th century, though no one can agree on when it began to be called eggnog, or even why.
While the "egg" part of "eggnog" is beyond argument, some claim that "nog"--an old English word for ale--was applied to the drink because of its warm, comforting nature (early eggnogs probably were made with ale and/or red Spanish wine).
In fact, though eggnog is closely associated with holiday parties, historically it was often used medicinally, as a "restorative," a protein-rich dietary supplement for children and elderly folk.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/12.09.99/eggnog-9949.html   (930 words)

  
 Eggnog Recipe (Egg Nog)
Please note that this eggnog is a potent alcoholic beverage.
Punch Cups: Eggnog is traditionally served in small crystal glasses or punch cups which can be found in the US for ~$2 each in many antique stores.
Taking to a party: If you are trying to take some eggnog to a party, you have a couple of options.
256.com /gray/recipes/eggnog   (1664 words)

  
 Holiday Eggnog
But just as creamed onions, prime rib, and pecan pie are reserved for a once- or twice-a-year event, so is eggnog, and it should be enjoyed in moderation without fear of the food police.
Making an uncooked eggnog generally involves beating whole eggs or yolks with sugar, adding alcohol and dairy (milk, cream, or a combination of the two), and finally, folding in beaten egg whites to create a frothy texture.
The cooked versions use a custard base of beaten whole eggs or yolks that are heated with milk and sugar and then combined with alcohol and heavy cream (either whipped or not) to create a thicker, creamier texture.
home.att.net /~jserdmann/Techniques-Eggnog.html   (970 words)

  
 Eggnog Recipes
Eggnog is a holiday favorite shared among family, friends and co-workers every year.
Some eggnog recipes may be served cold, but either is sure to warm you up this season.
This rich blend of eggnog and coffee is a great use of your left over holiday eggnog.
www.bhg.com /home/Eggnog-Recipes.html   (135 words)

  
 The Traveler's Lunchbox - Main - Top Nog
I usually start thinking about eggnog in early spring, when the memories of last year's indulgence are a distant memory and the next season's batch lies an interminable wait away.
Eggnog stands up to the punchy fire of strong liquor, but is comforting and flavorful enough to also be quietly sipped on its own.
I have NEVER in my life been a fan of eggnog but there are some gorgeous recipes floating around and yours sounds particularly delicious, and the picture makes it doubly tempting.
www.travelerslunchbox.com /journal/2005/12/14/top-nog.html   (3335 words)

  
 Salon | Time for one thing: All eggnogged up and nowhere to go
What I like best about this eggnog is that it is absurdly, extravagantly rich and delicious and it takes a whole year to recover enough to want it again.
Even the most rabid eggnog fiend will only be able to down two cups of this without falling into a slurring cholesterol stupor, so you have to make it with a large group in mind, and one that isn't eating an obscene, sit-down feast at the same time.
Eggnog to accompany the unwrapping of presents would be nice, or to warm up a caroling party, or as one of the desserts (served in a cut glass punch bowl, of course) at a buffet.
www.salon.com /mwt/time/1997/12/02time2.html   (642 words)

  
 Eggnog - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eggnog (or egg nog) is a type of milk-based beverage popular in North America during the winter.
Another origin story has it that it was an occasional fortifying drink in the American colonies, who adapted it with cheap rum to make it a more formidable winter treat.
Other toppings are vanilla ice cream, eggnog flavored ice cream, and whipped cream.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eggnog   (304 words)

  
 Taste: A toast to eggnog
Like many tastes of the season, eggnog appears just as the last bit of turkey and cranberry are eaten, then disappears around the time the new year comes ringing in.
If you're making eggnog from scratch, there are ways to scale back the fat by using fat-free half and half, though traditionalists will cry foul.
An overnight French toast casserole is made richer with eggnog standing in for milk, and a quick eggnog bread makes use of leftovers.
www.sptimes.com /2003/12/21/Taste/A_toast_to_eggnog.shtml   (963 words)

  
 Eggnog Recipes - Authentic Recipes by Patricia Mitchell
Eggnog is a tradition that goes back at least to the 1700s and, judging from the number of requests Texas Cooking gets for eggnog recipes, is as popular as ever.
Although the English indulged in eggnog spiked with ale, wine or brandy, American colonists chose rum, which came from the Caribbean, in order to avoid the hefty taxes levied on brandy or other European spirits.
Eggnog can be refrigerated; however, the cream will rise to the top.
www.texascooking.com /features/dec2004eggnog.htm   (931 words)

  
 Old-Fashioned Eggnog
Make-Ahead: Eggnog should be chilled at least 4 hours before serving, and served within 24 hours.
One year, instead of entirely deleting it from the menu (because all of my friends were moaning about their expanding waistlines), I compromised with a half-batch, which disappeared quicker than an elephant at a magician's act in Las Vegas.
To keep the eggnog cold, place a pint of vanilla ice cream in the punch bowl.
www.womenof.com /Articles/cc_12_13_04.asp   (348 words)

  
 Eggnog with a twist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Meanwhile, from Venezuela came another recipe for eggnog, this one called Santa Teresa 1796 Eggnog, a recipe inspired by Hacienda Santa Teresa in Aragua, which is 50 miles outside Caracas.
Eggnog, according to the press release, is a popular European beverage that dates as far back as the 17th century.
Well, the eggnog from the movie wasn't difficult to make if you have a good mixer, and it tasted fine, too, proper holiday fare saturated with simplicity.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04355/428499.stm   (793 words)

  
 Missoulian - Eggnog, cake recipes follow 200-calorie rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Eggnog is another favorite holiday indulgence of mine.
For safety, it is important to let the eggnog reach 160 degrees, but if you don't stir constantly the eggs can overcook and you'll end up with custard.
Have two slices with a side of angel food cake and a tall frosty mug of eggnog to wash it all down.
www.missoulian.com /articles/2004/12/21/food/food06.txt   (922 words)

  
 Eggnog
A cooked egg custard rather than uncooked eggs is used to make this eggnog to avoid any food-safety problems associated with uncooked eggs.
Eggnog is from the Cook'n with Betty Crocker collection.
Lighter Eggnog: For 4 grams of fat and 100 calories per serving, substitute 2 eggs plus 2 egg whites for the 3 eggs and 2 1/4 cups fat-free (skim) milk for the milk in the Soft Custard.
www.dvo.com /recipe_pages/betty/Eggnog.html   (508 words)

  
 Heavenly Eggnog Recipe - Beverages
Stir reserve cherry juice and vanilla into 1 quart eggnog; refrigerate until ready to use.
(Eggnog will not be diluted by the water of regular ice cubes.
Pour in small amount of eggnog; freeze until firm.
www.foodreference.com /html/heavenly-eggnog-71906.html   (181 words)

  
 Party411 Eggnog Eccentricities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Originally, eggnog was used for medicinal purposes--served to those "serfs" who were under the weather.
For those of you who are game, a basic eggnog recipe can be found at http://www.webtender.com/db/drink/1178.
Whether you make it or buy it, eggnog is so versatile you can cook with it, bake with it and/or use it as a "salad dressing." Make cookies, cheesecake, pie and other goodies.
www.party411.com /eggnog.html   (560 words)

  
 Eggnog, rich and frothy, spells comfort
Toasting the season with eggnog is mandatory at holiday time, and you don't have to have a cup of the traditional stuff to do it.
The explanations for the eggnog tradition are as diverse as their contemporary variations.
Homemade eggnog, while a festive tradition in many households, is not always the most practical option, given its brief shelf life.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/12/19/WI107744.DTL   (1151 words)

  
 Neither calories nor risky fate keeps diehards from eggnog
Formerly a noble tradition, eggnog is now so far out of fashion, many holiday partyers would rather chug glue.
The eggnog at the U.S. Military Academy Christmas party in 1826 was similarly nonalcoholic - until some Southern cadets smuggled some whiskey into the barracks.
Rowdy fun turned into violence, prompting what became known as the "eggnog riot." Cadet Jefferson Davis, charged with inciting the action, was confined to his quarters, though he avoided court-martial.
www.azcentral.com /home/christmas/articles/1223eggnogg23.html   (1169 words)

  
 How to Make Traditional Eggnog - eHow.com
Eggnog is typically an alcoholic holiday drink, served chilled or at room temperature.
This traditional version uses raw eggs; if you are concerned about the safety of raw eggs, see "How to Make Alcoholic Eggnog," which cooks the nog.
Salmonella-safe - To avoid the problems of salmonella when preparing eggnog, simply heat (cook) the eggyolk-sugar-salt mixture in a double boiler, then cool and proceed as normal.
www.ehow.com /how_4124_make-traditional-eggnog.html   (266 words)

  
 Eggnog Cookies
Pour the eggnog mixture into the well and stir until moistened.
Spread the tops with eggnog glaze and sprinkle with additional crushed candy and/or nutmeg if desired.
Eggnog Glaze: Mix three cups sifted powdered sugar, one-half teaspoon rum extract and two tablespoons eggnog.
home.ivillage.com /cooking/recipes/print/0,,gh3t,00.html   (223 words)

  
 Le Ricette: Per fare bono zambaglione   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
To make a portion of good eggnog, get four eggs (just the yolks) and [...] a generous amount of sugar and cinnamon, and add some sweetish wine.
Mercurio, who also included a recipe for eggnog in his book, defines it as a Milanese speciality and specifies the same ingredients as Martino.
Many restaurant owners, cooks, customers and friends in Italy and abroad remember him after the evening meal when, brandishing his inseparable copper sauce pot, he would delve into the art of creating the extraordinary, soft, smooth and light eggnogs which he happily served to anyone who happened to be dining at the time.
www.nicomarin.com /ricette/ric390_e.htm   (211 words)

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