For me, the best eggnog recipes are the ones you make at home. When I was a little girl, mom would make eggnog as a special treat when we had a bounty of eggs (we had a dairy farm and raised our own chickens). I never remember her measuring – she always just threw some milk, eggs, vanilla and sugar in the blender.
Around the holiday season, eggnog seems to start popping up in all the stores, but most commercial eggnogs use high fructose corn syrup and other questionable ingredients. They also seem cloyingly sweet to my palate. [Read more…]