Feb 9, 2017

Chocolate Fondue–Fondue Pot Optional

Due to an uncommon family tradition, whenever I think of fondue, I think of New Year’s Eve. For years, instead of going out, we have celebrated quietly–with a holiday film and three fondues in front of the fire.  Cheese and meat for dinner, then chocolate fondue for dessert! But fondue is too much fun to limit to just one night—and chocolate fondue is … Continue reading

Jan 25, 2014

Steak Fondue with Mustard Caper Sauce

Valentine’s day is coming up.  Wouldn’t steak fondue be nice for a romantic holiday dinner? Waaaay back, I always wanted to go out for Valentine’s Day.  Then baby #1 came along–and with her a bigger, more expensive house.  Scratch going out. Enter homemade romantic dinners for two.  At the time, there were lobster tail specials for Valentine’s Day in all … Continue reading

Apr 13, 2012

Artisan Beer Cheese Fondue

I have been making the same cheese fondue for years.  Loaded with Gruyere and Chardonnay, it brings the essence of Switzerland to the menu. But sometimes you just need to shake things up.  I saw a recipe for beer cheese fondue recently and decided to give it a try—more or less.  You see, I didn’t like a couple of the … Continue reading