Monday, May 21, 2012

Cheese Fondue


Ingredients:

12 ounces shredded Emmentaler or Jarlsberg cheese (about 5 cups)
12 ounces shredded Gruyère or Comté cheese (about 5 cups)
3 tablespoons cornstarch or all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground mustard
1 medium garlic clove, halved
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1 tablespoon Kirsch (optional)
1 (8-ounce) dry salami, peeled and cut into medium dice, for dipping
1 baguette, large dice, for dipping
1 pound new potatoes, boiled, cooled, and quartered, for dipping

Directions:

Toss the cheeses, cornstarch or flour, and ground mustard in a large bowl with your fingers until thoroughly combined; set aside.

Rub the cut sides of the garlic halves all over the inside of a medium saucepan. Add the wine and bring to a boil over medium heat.

 Add the cheese mixture to the saucepan a handful at a time, stirring between additions, until all the cheese has been added and is melted, and a smooth mixture has formed. Add the Kirsch, if using, and stir to combine.

 Transfer the mixture to a fondue pot and serve immediately with dipping accouterments

Recipe shared from: http://www.chow.com/galleries/84/dips-for-any-chip#!5573/cheese-fondue
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