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Subject: Anyone have good fondue recipes?
Date Posted: 7/19/2007 12:39 PM ET
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We just bought a new fondue pot, so I'm pretty excited. Anyone have any really good fondue recipes? Cheese, broth for meat, or dessert?

Thanks! :)

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Date Posted: 7/19/2007 1:45 PM ET
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I've never tried to make this, but I had it once at baby shower and it was delicious.



Chocolate Fondue


10 ounces bittersweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate, chopped into small pieces

1/2-3/4 cup milk or half-and-half or heavy cream (or 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  1. To make the sauce, in a small bowl, combine the chocolate and 1/2 cup milk or cream and melt gently in a barely simmering water bath or microwave on Medium (50 percent) power for about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add more liquid if the sauce seems too thick or look curdled.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  5. Use warm fondue immediately or set aside until needed and rewarm briefly.
  6. Have forks, skewers, or pretty (or goofy) swizzle sticks available for guests to dip with.
  7. If the fondue gets too thick or cool, reheat gently (without boiling) for 1 minute in the microwave on Medium (50percent) power or set in a pan of barely simmering water.
  8. Leftover sauce keeps several days in the refrigerator.
  9. It is a prefect topping for ice cream.
  10. Ideas for dipping: Chunks of pineapple Chunks of fresh coconut or large curls of dried coconut Chunks of banana Dried fruit such as apricot, mango, papaya, pineapple, or Bing cherries Strips of good-quality candied orange, grapefruit or lemon peel Cubes of pound cake or angel food cake, or toasted cubes of brioche or challah Cigarette cookies, fan wafers, graham crackers or digestive biscuits, or pretzels Marshmallows or meringues Toasted shaved almonds (to sprinkle on after dipping).


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Date Posted: 7/19/2007 5:32 PM ET
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Yum! That sounds good, Yolanda. Thanks!

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Date Posted: 7/20/2007 1:29 AM ET
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For a good cheese fondue (we prefer a very high quality Swiss cheese) just toss the cheese in a little flour to keep it from sticking and melt it in the pot (a little at a time) with some white wine and Kirschwasser.  It is very good! 

For chocolate we use dark chocolate chips, whipping cream and Baileys Irish Cream.

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Date Posted: 9/1/2007 6:59 PM ET
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The recipes to here have been collected.