Here's another great recipe to make while listening to WFMT on New Year's Eve

Happy New Year -- and if you've never made homemade eggnog, here's the best recipe I have ever found:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/eggnog-recipe2/index.html -- it's Alton Brown's recipe -- I've made it twice and it's simply fantastic.  Who knew how easy it actually is to make?  All you need is an electric mixer.  No cooking.  

It's very flexible -- you can substitute 2% milk for whole milk to make it a bit skinnier, or use less heavy cream and more milk.  You can also leave out the bourbon and include vanilla instead.  The key is whipping the eggs.  Below is a website that tells you everything you need to know about whipping eggwhites -- and just before that is a link to a video that explains egg white whipping step by step.  

If you are one of those people who say, "Oh, I don't know how to cook!" -- this will change everything for you.

How to beat egg whites video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVcNDhwwFB8

Everything else you ever need to know about beating egg whites:  http://www.baking911.com/howto/egg_whites_beat.htm

Start the new year with a new skill -- impress your friends with this amazing egg nog!  

Ciao!
Chris