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Jeff Mauro shares 4 fabulous cocktails to toast the holidays

Some would say that a holiday party without great cocktails is like a gift without wrapping paper. Sure, it's not bad, but why not go the distance and make it truly fabulous?

That's where Jeff Mauro, the host of Food Network's "Sandwich King," steps in with four wintry libations suitable for all partygoers' palates.

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How to make holiday cocktails: Chocolate mint eggnog and more

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How to make holiday cocktails: Chocolate mint eggnog and more

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"These drinks stand out because they offer a new spin on old classics," Mauro tells Megyn Kelly TODAY. "They are all so satisfying that you really only need to indulge in one (maybe two) during the evening.

His words of wisdom: drink wisely. "There are two camps of holiday consumers: those that indulge in everything put in front of them and those that indulge in moderation, thus preventing their waistline from expanding exponentially," says Mauro.

Off-White Christmas
Jeff Mauro, host of "The Kitchen" on Food Network, joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to demonstrate how to make delicious holiday cocktails, including chocolate mint eggnog, a hot toddy, and a seasonal spin on a white Russian than Jeff calls an "off-white Chr
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This drink is creamy, yet balanced and the speckling of vanilla and the warm spices are the perfect exclamation point.

Pomegranate Mezcal Martini
Jeff Mauro, host of "The Kitchen" on Food Network, joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to demonstrate how to make delicious holiday cocktails, including chocolate mint eggnog, a hot toddy, and a seasonal spin on a white Russian than Jeff calls an "off-white Chr
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I love the martini because I am in love with Mezcal. It’s smoky and complex flavor profile is perfect for a fireside post-dinner couch session.

Hot Ginger Cider Toddy
Jeff Mauro, host of "The Kitchen" on Food Network, joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to demonstrate how to make delicious holiday cocktails, including chocolate mint eggnog, a hot toddy, and a seasonal spin on a white Russian than Jeff calls an "off-white Chr
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The ginger toddy is a bone-warming tummy hug that could quite possibly cure a majority of winter ailments. It’s like a flu shot for your soul.

Mint Chocolate Egg Nog
Jeff Mauro, host of "The Kitchen" on Food Network, joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to demonstrate how to make delicious holiday cocktails, including chocolate mint eggnog, a hot toddy, and a seasonal spin on a white Russian than Jeff calls an "off-white Chr
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I Love egg nog, but really, I can only drink one a night. Why not make that one special?

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