Despite its name, the Americanized version of Welsh
Rarebit remains a cheese dish.
1 Tbs. butter
1 Tbs. flour
1/2 c. half-and-half or light cream
1/2 lb. snappy yellow cheese, grated
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
Few grains of cayenne pepper
Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan or chafing dish.
Stir in the flour and cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Slowly
add the half-and-half, stirring constantly and cook another 5 minutes.
Add the cheese and stir until melted. Add the seasonings and serve
Fashionable Food, by Sylvia Lovegren