Welsh Rarebit Recipe

Apparently today is National Welsh Rarebit Day in the U.S., so I figured what better time to post my favourite recipe for this savoury British dish. I know there are a lot of variations on it out there, many of them probably more authentic, but this is how I’ve done it since I was aContinue reading “Welsh Rarebit Recipe”

Beer Battered Mushrooms Recipe

As with my Beer Battered Fish & Chips Recipe, you can do this in a pot as described, but you’re almost sure to get better results with a deep fryer. Ingredients: 2 cups of my Simple Beer Batter4 – 6 cups cooking oil (depending on size of pot used and of the mushrooms themselves)1 –Continue reading “Beer Battered Mushrooms Recipe”

Beer Battered Fish and Chips Recipe

This is one of my favourite dishes, which no pub worthy of the name would be caught dead without. I strongly recommend using a deep fryer for this, but you can still get pretty decent results with a quart of oil in a large pot as described below (although results may vary). Enjoy! Makes 4Continue reading “Beer Battered Fish and Chips Recipe”

Simple Beer Batter Recipe

This can be used for Beer Battered Onion Rings, Fish and Chips, Mushrooms, Jalapeño Poppers, etc. You don’t even need any special equipment, just a bowl and a measuring cup. A whisk would also be handy, but I just use a fork. Makes 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Simple Beer Batter Recipe”

Homemade Rice-A-Roni Recipe

Rice-A-Roni, the San Francisco Treat, was invented in 1958 by Vince DeDomenico, the son of an Italian American businessman. It was inspired by a pilaf recipe given to his sister-in-law by an Armenian immigrant. A boxed convenience food consisting of vermicelli combined with long grain rice sautéed in butter and then simmered in water mixedContinue reading “Homemade Rice-A-Roni Recipe”

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Who knew making homemade cranberry sauce was this easy? Why have I been buying the canned stuff all these years? Seriously, the first part of this recipe is just the same as making simple syrup, like you would for mixed drinks, then adding in the whole cranberries and cooking them until they burst. Then youContinue reading “Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe”

Cock-a-leekie Soup Recipe

Ingredients 4 pounds chicken thighs, bone in, skin removed 10 cups water 1 onion, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped 1/3 cup barley 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed chicken broth 7 leeks, sliced 2 stalks celery, thickly sliced 2 carrots, sliced 1 sprig fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoonContinue reading “Cock-a-leekie Soup Recipe”

Mince and Tatties Recipe

This traditional Scottish dish has become the main course at our Burns Supper each year, since the sale of haggis is banned in the United States*. The second time we made this we couldn’t get peas due to the quarantine, so we added celery, which we liked so well that we didn’t even miss theContinue reading “Mince and Tatties Recipe”