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December 24th, 2010
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

Can’t get eggnog out of your noggin? No worries - we’ve got some cheery recipes for you to try. And if that’s not enough, you can read all about the boozy beverage and its humble beginnings.

Ho-ho-hopefully you’re ready to whip up a tall glass and enjoy the festive buzz it leaves you with. Just keep an eye on grandma - she tends to cross paths with wandering reindeer after a few glasses.

What's on TV?

“The View” – ABC, 11 a.m. ET
Chef  Ming Tsai shares some last minute Christmas dinner ideas.

“Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Christmas” – BBC America, 2 p.m. ET
Gordon Ramsay cooks up honey glazed ham, pumpkin soup and other meals to last you through the holidays.

“Nature’s Most Amazing Events” – 5 p.m. ET
The Okavango River floods a Botswana desert, creating an epic feast for the wildlife in the area.

“Outrageous Food” – Food Network, 10 p.m. ET
A diner in New Jersey attempts to build a 105-pound hamburger and challenges a group of college kids to devour it in one hour.

“Dirty Jobs” – Discovery Channel, 10 p.m. ET
Mike Rowe travels to Oregon to learn the art of cranberry farming.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Elsa Sánchez

    How to prepare the eggnog?

    January 5, 2011 at 5:00 pm |
  2. Elsa Sánchez

    How to prpepe the eggnog?

    January 5, 2011 at 4:57 pm |
  3. stalkinggrannie

    I'll take Bourbon in my eggnog and then all is forgiven.

    December 24, 2010 at 1:24 pm |
    • RichardHead@stalkinggrannie

      Coming right up-Do you prefer Jack Daniels Black or Old Grandad?

      December 24, 2010 at 1:29 pm |
      • stalkinggrannie

        MakersMark is fine

        December 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm |
  4. RichardHead

    I was sporting one of those mustache"s Yesterday. Get OUT the Way Grandma!

    December 24, 2010 at 9:07 am |
    • stalkinggrannie

      You'll be sporting something else if you run over me with that damn reindeer again!

      December 24, 2010 at 1:13 pm |
      • RichardHead@stalkinggrannie

        My apologies again,yet the sign said"The Red zone is for loading and unloading only"! Here,have a Rum and EggNog-friends?

        December 24, 2010 at 1:19 pm |
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