Eggnog, an annual tradition in many American homes, has its roots in early American history. It’s reported that even George Washington had his own favorite recipe for this holiday beverage.
Traditionally, eggnog is made by combining raw eggs with milk or cream, flavorings and perhaps alcohol. I’m betting that George’s recipe had lots of eggs, cream, sugar and possibly rum.
If your family enjoys eggnog, here are a couple of things to think about before indulging in this holiday tradition: