Yield: 4 Servings
|1 pounds||Sharp cheddar cheese,grated|
|Dash of cayenne pepper OR|
|1 teaspoon||Dry mustard|
|½ teaspoon||Worcestershire sauce|
|1||Egg, slightly beaten|
|8||Slices warm toast, each|
In the top of a double boiler set over hot,not boiling,water,melt butter.Add cheese and all but 1 tbsp. of the beer.Cook,stirring constantly,until cheese has melted and the mixture is smooth.Combine seasonings with remaining beer and stir into cheese.Beat a little of the hot mixture into the beaten egg to prevent curdling before adding the egg mixture to the melted cheese.Stir to combine. Arrange 4 triangles of toast on each plate and top immediately with ¼ of the rabbit.Alternatives:Top each piece of toast with a very thin slice of baked Virginia ham before pouring on the melted cheese. Substitute boiled tomato halves,steamed asparagus or broccoli,toasted English muffins or corn muffins for the toast.Serves 4.