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Swiss Cheese Fondue Recipe

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This recipe for Swiss Cheese Fondue, by , is from A Taste of Childhood, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jen Schnell
Added: Thursday, July 12, 2007


1 lb Switzerland Swiss cheese shredded
3 TBS Flour
1 clove garlic
2 cups dry white wine
1 TBS lemon juice
3 TBS Kirsch
2 loaves French bread, cut in cubes

- Dredge cheese lightly in flour.
- Prep: Rub cooking pot with garlic; pour in white wine; set over moderate heat, when wine is hot, but not boiling, add lemon juice. Next, add cheese by handfuls, stirring constantly with wooden spoon until cheese is melted. Bring Fondue to bubble briefly, add kirsch and nutmeg, stirring until well blended.
- Serve and keep hot over burner. Spear bread cubes through bread and dunk in fondue.

Serves 4




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