'Welsh rarebit' on Serious Eats

Gail Simmons's Welsh Rarebit with Guinness and a Fried Egg

In Talking with My Mouth Full, Gail Simmons claims that this is the "perfect dish to accompany a marriage proposal," which, of course, accurately lines up with her own story (which comes in chapter 13, if you want to know). Though my own experiences with the dish don't exactly line up, I do have fond memories of Welsh Rarebit—a warming meal of toasted bread with a cheese sauce spiked with Worcestershire sauce. More

Dinner Tonight: Welsh Rarebit with Brussels Sprouts

Welsh rarebit just seemed right. It was devastatingly cold outside, and I needed something to warm my insides and soothe my head. For those of you scratching your heads, Welsh rarebit is English dish of a cheese sauce on toast. But it's so much more than that, as the cheese sauce combines beer with a good aged Cheddar. It also contains a good dose of Worcestershire sauce and mustard, so it has an edge. It's wonderfully complex, and a far cry from most cheddar sauces. More

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