Holiday myths debunked

Some holiday myths and legends are fun: sugarplum fairies, North Pole elves and flying reindeer. Others are simply misleading science. Here, we’ll clear up some misconceptions.

Myth 1: Alcohol can kill all the germs in my homemade eggnog

Let’s start from the beginning. Eggnog is made with eggs. Raw or unclean eggs are a big […]

A brief history of eggnog

Last week we delved into the history of the popular potted holiday plant, the poinsettia. In keeping with holiday traditions, now we will look into the history of eggnog and how the popular holiday beverage came to be.

Usually sold today between the months of November and December, the sweet, creamy, and delicious drink has […]