Late Night BFF Rachel Maddow came by last night and showed Jimmy how to make milk punch (an 1862 recipe from the great Jerry Thomas unearthed by David Wondrich in his book Imbibe). They also discussed Sarah Palin's book and the two people she'd most like to interview.
Mixing Drinks with Rachel Maddow
Keep going for the recipe for Milk Punch and Rachel's opinion on Sarah Palin's Going Rogue.
One-third of an ounce simple syrup
2 ounces cognac
1 ounce rum
2 or 3 ounces of milk
Add crushed/shaved ice, shake well.
Pour it into the glass without straining.
Grate some nutmeg on the top!
Rachel Maddow Goes Rogue