Place milk in 2 quart casserole dish. Cover and heat in microwave on full power for 5-6 minutes, or until temperature reaches 165°F. Do not boil. Beat egg yolks lightly, with sugar, spices and vanilla. Stir one cup hot milk into egg mixture and then gradually blend all of egg mixture into milk. Cover and heat in microwave on full power for 1 ½ to 2 ½ minutes, or until warmed. Stir halfway through cooking time, Serve either warm or cold.