Prosecco: Delicious, Affordable Bubbly Instead Of Champagne

If you want to celebrate the holidays with affordable bubbly, look to Prosecco. It’s great for toasting, for serving with lighter courses—from seafood to chicken and turkey to pasta—and for enjoying as an after-dinner drink. It’s a wine that pairs well with spicy foods, including Chinese, Indian, Thai, and other Asian cuisines. And because of…
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Eggnog Cream Pie Recipe & More Eggnog Recipes For Christmas & New Year’s

[1] Creamy eggnog pie. The recipe is below (photo © Taste Of Home). [2] Store-bought eggnog can be found in conventional versions as well as with plant milks (photo © Kemps). [3] Eggnog French toast. Here’s the recipe (photo © Driscolls). [4] Spiced eggnog cheesecake. Here’s the recipe (photo © Charlie Palmer Holidays). [5] How…
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RECIPE: Spiced Chocolate Eggnog

New Year’s Eve means Champagne in our house, but it also means eggnog (or if you prefer, egg nog). We’ve made quite a few different recipes over the years. Some are linked below, including a low-calorie option. This year, we’re looking forward to this spiced chocolate eggnog recipe from American Heritage Chocolate. The recipe uses…
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HOLIDAY COCKTAIL: White Christmas Cocktail (New Year’s Eve, Too)

[1] The White Christmas Cocktail has a complex layering of flavors, including coffee and vanilla (photos #1 and #2 © Kilkea Castle). [2] The cocktail is available through the holiday season, at Kilkea Castle’s restaurants and lounges. [3] If you purchase a bottle of Tia Maria for this cocktail, you can use it as often…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Milk Punch For Thanksgiving Or Christmas

[1] What to serve before holiday dinners: Bourbon Milk Punch (photos #1 and #2 © Woodford Reserve. [2] Woodford Reserve makes several expressions of Kentucky Bourbon, including a double-oaked version that’s a real find for oak lovers. They also distill malt, rye and wheat whiskeys. [3] You can serve milk punch in whatever glasses you…
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