It was very tempting to buy one more quart of egg nog, bring it home, pour some in a glass, add a shot of bourbon or brandy, and get out my nutmeg grinder for the finishing touch.
But I didn't buy another quart. Even though I love the stuff. If egg nog were readily available year-round, I would be carrying an extra 10-15 pounds on my frame right now.
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If you're interested in learning the history of egg nog and how this marvelous beverage has evolved through the years, click here. This article includes a recipe for making your own egg nog.