Eggnog gets a pretty bad rap nowadays. Maybe it's the eggs in it that puts people off, or perhaps it's the cloying sweetness of most store-bought brands that makes it unbearable for most folks. Well, I think it's high time that this drink was given another chance.
Why not try whipping up a batch of it at home to suit it to your own tastes? That way, you can play with the flavors (and add as much booze as you please). Check out the recipes below and find the one that suits your palate best.
Classic Eggnog (Simple Bites) - This standard recipe calls for raw egg yolks and advises using the freshest eggs you can find, preferably from a local farm.
Coconut Eggnog (Sunset magazine) - I love the addition of coconut milk in this recipe. If you're not a fan of overly sweet stuff, though, go easy on the sweetened condensed milk.