SPIRITS: Tom and Jerry

Updated: Mar 5

With rum and Cognac, our version of eggnog will warm you up from the inside out. —INGRAIN, Winter 2018

When the weather turns cold, make Chicago's favorite eggnog alternative.

3 eggs (yolks + whites)

Pinch of salt

Pinch of cream of tartar

1 cup confectioner's sugar

Pinch of ground cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

Pinch of cloves

8 ounces rum

8 ounces Cognac

8 ounces milk


3 egg whites & a pinch each of salt & cream of tartar in a bowl until stiff peaks form.


3 egg yolks until creamy in another bowl. Gradually beat in 1 cup confectioner's sugar until light & fluffy. Add a pinch each of ground cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves.


T&J batter with 8 ounces each of rum, Cognac & pipin' hot milk. Divide among 8 big mugs and sprinkle with ground nutmeg. (Batter can be refrigerated for 2 days).

Grocery List: Tom and Jerry