Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods

Marsha Gardner


My mom's dad would come to the house for dinner when my grandmother had bridge club at their house. She would often make Welsh Rarebit for him. We loved when he came because we thought things like Welsh Rarebit were so exotic.


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  • 8 slice
    crusty bread, buttered and browned under the broiler
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    whole milk
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 heaping tsp
    dry mustard, i prefer coleman's
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • dash(es)
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 large
    egg yolk
  • ·
    fresh chives for garnish

How to Make Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat.
    Sprinkle in flour and whisk together until combined. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Pour in milk and beer, whisking constantly, and cook for an additional minute. Add mustard, paprika, and cayenne and whisk.

    Add cheese and whisk slowly, cooking for a couple of minutes or until smooth, melted, and very hot.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in egg yolk,
    Serve immediately (while hot) over toast. Sprinkle with chopped chives before serving.

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About Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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