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.
'Guiness' on Serious Eats
In anticipation of St. Patrick's Day, we've deemed this week Guinness Week, and we'll be offering up luscious stout-based recipes all week long. This Guinness stew begs you to tuck in for a warm, soul-satisfying meal. A little carrot, a little potato, loads of sweet cipollini onion, and tender chunks of beef: it's a simple dish but such a good one.
Inspired by the knock-it-back-fast classic, the Irish Car Bomb, I came up with this beer float, using Guinness stout and Ben & Jerry's Dublin Mudslide. A marriage of alcohol and ice cream—what could be more delicious for St. Patrick's Day?