Tis the Season for Holiday Beverages mark November 21, 2011 Booze, Fast Food I saw this article last week and it got me thinking. Not so much about the disgusting sickly sweet concoctions that fast food restaurants want to foist upon us every year, but about other seasonal drinks that you have seen and some you may not have heard of. Of course you have Eggnog, everyone’s favorite thick rich holiday drink. Like many other things out there the FDA has decided it’s safer and better for us to have corn syrup, guar gum, carrageenan or artificial ingredients and thickeners than to have eggs. So I encourage you to make your own at home. You don’t have to use whole raw eggs, you can go the semi cooked route and cook the yolks. My own personal preference is bourbon rather than rum but whatever liquor you are fond of will work just fine. So everyone knows egg nog, but how about some more non-traditional holiday drinks? Sticking with the egg theme, I’d like to introduce you to a Tom and Jerry. Truly it is an eggnog variant that is served hot. The hot water and milk will slowly cook the egg so it is in the safe zone You could also go all out for an English Christmas Punch. Nothing gets your party started like a flaming bowl of punch. Citrus, red wine and tea come together with fire. Did I mention the fire? Because fire is fun. So this year break out of your holiday rut and branch out with some different seasonal beverages. You can impress your friends and family and light stuff on fire. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts mark Latest posts by mark (see all) Pizzeria Bianco Review: Is it really the best pizza in America? - December 10, 2013 Truffle Fries Review - December 5, 2013 Breaking News! Jack In The Box to Release Fajita Ranch Melt Sourdough Sandwich - December 3, 2013 Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.