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By Chef Janet Wait, Jan’s on the Beach Jan’s on the Beach, named for Chef and Owner Janet Wait, is a popular eatery on the iconic White Rock strip, overlooking the San Juan Islands. The menu is described as “seafood and more,” offering fresh and unique dishes often lovingly made by Wait herself. This recipe for Awesome Eggnog is one of their most requested holiday recipes. Makes 12 servings INGREDIENTS Eggs (6 large, separated) Salt (1/4 tsp) Sugar (2/3 cup, divided in 1/2) Light Cream (1-1/4 cup) Whipping Cream (1 cup) Milk (2 cups) Spiced rum (optional) Nutmeg to taste INSTRUCTIONS Beat egg whites and salt until frothy. Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. In another bowl (the largest), beat the egg yolks until light, gradually add remaining sugar (1/3 cup), beating until thick and lemon coloured. Very slowly add light cream and milk, beating constantly. In another bowl…