Fruit Punch
Submitted by: Barbiel
3 qts. orange juice
2 qts. pineapple juice
2 liters lemon-lime soda
1/2 cup grenadine
1 medium orange,  sliced
1 medium lemon, sliced
1 medium lime, sliced
Combine juices, soda, and grenadine in punch bowl. Add ice. Lay slices of fruit on ice to garnish. Serves 40.

Warm Milk Punch with Indian Spices
Submitted by: Barbiel
4 cups water
8 whole cloves
4 whole cardamom pods
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 cinnamon stick
1 1/4-inch thick slice fresh ginger
3 bags Darjeeling tea
(or 3 tablespoons Darjeeling tea leaves)
1 cup low-fat milk
1/4 cup sugar
4 3x1/2-inch strips orange peel
additional cinnamon sticks (optional)
Combine first 6 ingredients in medium saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add tea bags or leaves and remove saucepan from heat. Cover pan and let mixture steep 30 minutes. Strain liquid into another saucepan. Add milk and sugar to tea. Bring to simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves. Divide punch among 4 glasses. Garnish with orange peel strips and additional cinnamon sticks, if desired. Serves 4.

Egg Nog
Submitted by: Barbiel
 24 eggs, separated
2 cups sugar
 1 quart Bourbon
 2 cups Brandy
1 quart heavy cream
 2 quarts milk
 1 quart vanilla ice cream
Beat egg yolks and sugar until thick. Add Bourbon and Brandy and stir thoroughly. (The liquor "cooks" the eggs.) Add cream and milk and continue whipping. Break up the ice cream and add. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold in. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Serves 30.

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