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Welsh Rarebit


A pound of cheese, a can of ale or beer and a few seasonings are all that’s needed for this favorite supper dish. Make it in a chafing dish or cook it in a double boiler.

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound aged Cheddar or sharp processed cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup ale or beer
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • salt to taste

In chafing dish or double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, melt butter and cheese. As cheese begins to melt, gradually stir in ale or beer. Cook only until smooth and hot. Stir in seasonings and serve immediately on hot crisp toast or heated crackers. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Serve with beer and a green salad.