A modern take on eggnog
Lauren ChattmanLauren Chattman
Lauren Chattman is a cookbook author, freelance writer and former
It doesn't surprise me that eggnog was one of George Washington's favorite beverages, not because it is particularly all-American, but because it is so 18th century. Washington's recipe, written in his own hand, calls for blending raw egg yolks with milk, sugar and a copious amount of liquor, and then topping off the mixture with whipped egg whites. He also says to set it aside for a few days in...