Perfect Fondue

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Directions

Rub the inside of a saucepan with a garlic clove; leave the garlic in the pan. Add 1 cup dry white wine and 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons lemon juice; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Toss 1 pound shredded gruyere or other melting cheese (see below) with 2 tablespoons flour or cornstarch; gradually add the cheese to the pan, stirring until melted before adding more. Discard the garlic and season the fondue with nutmeg and cayenne pepper. Transfer to a fondue pot or a slow cooker set to low. Serve with bread or other dippers.

Big Dippers :

Roasted Brussels sprouts

Mini meatballs

Grilled polenta

Prosciutto or other cured meat

French fries

Choice Cheese:

These are ideal for fondue. Use one or a combo.

Brie (remove the rind)

Manchego

Cheddar

Fontina

Swiss or Emmentaler

Gouda (young or aged)

Photograph by Levi Brown

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