Start this recipe the day before you plan on serving it. You can make this with either heavy cream or half and half, depending on how decadent you're feeling. Tim Mazurek
Hate it or love it, eggnog season is upon us—and since that’s not going to change, you might as well learn to appreciate the rich, milky drink. Although booze is optional in eggnog recipes, we highly encourage it, especially chef Hugh Acheson’s bourbon and rum-based recipe. Add a little Puerto-Rican flare, with the homemade coquito, complete with coconut milk. Perfect for sipping by the fire or supplementing a holiday dessert, our best eggnog recipes will add a festive touch to any celebration, and turn any haters into believers.
Tom and Jerry Cocktail
In this riff on the hot eggnog-like classic, Rachael Thompson of Chicago’s Violet Hour perks up the traditional rich base of egg batter and cognac with two New Orleans favorites: the anise-y liqueur Herbsaint and a coffee-chicory syrup, a nod to the coffee at Café du Monde. Get the recipe for Tom and Jerry Cocktail »
Start this recipe the day before you plan on serving it. You can make this with either heavy cream or half and half, depending on how decadent you’re feeling.
Hugh Acheson’s Eggnog
In this Southern spin on the boozy Yuletide favorite, a mix of bourbon and rum takes the place of brandy. It can be made up to 4 hours before serving.