December 22, 2008

Alert: Booze Makes Egg Nog Better

So, it turns out there's a benefit to adding booze to your egg nog beyond the fact it gives you a buzz. You know that nagging feeling you get every time you make or drink egg nog, that sort of "what if I get food poisoning from drinking something containing two dozen eggs?" Well, science has unequivocally proven that adding booze to the nog will not only make you stop caring about it, the booze actually does keep salmonella from growing in your eggy libation.

Watch the vid after the jump for the whole story...we got three things out of it. One, egg nog mellows and gets better if you keep it in the fridge for a while. Two, always add booze to your nog. Three, don't actively inject large amounts of salmonella into it, because then all bets are off.

Oh, and by the way if you're looking for a good recipe, we've been drinking off this Maker's Mark Egg Nog recipe for the last couple days. High test, high protein, bourbony goodness..

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Posted by Jake Jamieson at December 22, 2008 10:42 AM
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I knew there was a better reason why I *had* to spike my nog every year! Thanks for the evidence! I'll have to try that bourbon recipe, sounds really good!

Posted by: CJ Guest at December 23, 2008 1:35 PM
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