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Thursday, 22 December 2016

A CHRISTMAS Past, Trees, and Bryan's EGGNOG




Trivia Question from one of Kathy's party crackers:  Which was the first country to issue a Christmas stamp?

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1984

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2016:  Bryan's version of
BALTIMORE EGGNOG

Ingredients
1 oz   brandy
1 oz   Madiera wine
⅔ oz  dark rum
1 oz simple syrup
1 egg
4 oz light cream
4 oz whole milk
¼ tsp vanilla
nutmeg

Preparation
1.   Multiply amounts by number of servings
2.   Separate egg yolk from egg white
3.   Beat egg white until frothy
4.   Beat yolk until creamy; gradually add simple syrup and vanilla
5.   Mix white and yolk together
6.   Stir in cream and milk
7.   Slowly add brandy, wine and rum while stirring ingredients
8.   Chill
9.   Serve in a punch glass with a sprinkle of nutmeg on top



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Answer to Trivia Question:  The first country to issue a Christmas stamp was Canada!