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Swiss Cheese Fondue

Swiss FondueFondue will strike up a conversation every time...that's why it's such a great choice for parties!

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 pound Gruyère
3/4 pound Emmenthaler
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1 loaf crusty French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup white wine
1 tablespoon kirch
1 tablespoon lemon juice

White pepper to taste
Ground or freshly grated nutmeg to taste

Raw cut-up vegetables

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut the Gruyère and Emmenthaler cheese to fit in a food processor.
  2. Shred the cheeses in a food processor with the shred tool attached.
  3. To the cheese add 1 tablespoon of flour and stir.
  4. Cut a loaf of crusty French bread into 1-inch cubes.
  5. Rub the inside of a heavy pot with a crushed garlic clove.
  6. Pour white wine, kirsh and lemon juice to the pot.
  7. Heat over a medium heat flame until the wine is hot but not boiling.
  8. Add handfuls of cheese, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until cheese is melted and the cheese/wine mixture has the appearance of a light creamy sauce.
  9. Add nutmeg and white pepper to taste.
  10. Remove the pot and place on a fondue stand surrounded by bread and vegetables.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.

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