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Cheese Fondue

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  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), cut in half
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Gruyere cheese 1 Pound, grated
  Swiss cheese 1 Pound, grated (Switzerland)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Kirsch 2 Tablespoon
  French bread 1 , cut into 1 inch cubes

Rub garlic all over the inside of the fondue pot.
Add the wine and place over moderate heat until the wine reaches simmering point.
Add the cheeses a little at a time, stirring slowly in a figure eight pattern.
When the cheese has melted, season with pepper.
Dissolve the cornstarch in the kirsch and stir into the cheese.
Continue stirring two or three minutes until thickened.
Place the fondue over a small burner at the table.
Spear the bread on fondue forks and dip into the cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4302 Calories from Fat 2405

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 274 g421%

Saturated Fat 166.7 g833.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 916.2 mg305.4%

Sodium 2683.1 mg111.8%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 263 g525.8%

Vitamin A 161.4% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 824.9% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Fondue Recipe