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February 11, 2011 • 25 Comments

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Fondue Pot

Between now and next Thursday at midnight, we want to see Your Best Fondue! For more details and to enter the contest, go here.

 

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Zester_003

about 3 years ago pierino

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Sorry, didn't mean to induce any involuntary tea spewing...

Chris_in_oslo

about 3 years ago Greenstuff

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Good grief, people, go back to the roots! Fondue pots are not Harvest Gold or Avocado Green!! The best fondue pots are RED. There is the Valentine link!!

And okay, okay, it was the 70s when my family spent a lot of time in Switzerland. But we never stopped eating fondue.

Zester_003

about 3 years ago pierino

pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

Lastnightsdinner, don't call me Shirley. Something "up my sleeve" is right out of moose and squirrel.

Dsc03010

about 3 years ago betteirene

pierino, you made me spew my tea out my nose and all over my keyboard!

Sausage2

about 3 years ago fiveandspice

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Teeheehee.

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about 3 years ago Creative Culinary

Not sure if I'm vintage or retro but I love fondue. One man's chocolate tower was always my fondue! Making a champagne fondue for a party tonight as a matter of fact. Apple, pears, french bread basics but using bubbly to add to the spirit of my Un Valentine party.

Newliztoqueicon-2

about 3 years ago Lizthechef

So wish I still had my Avocado Green fondue pot from the 1970's and hippie days - remembering the chocolate fondue parties that were preceded by you-know-what ;)

Mrs._larkin_370

about 3 years ago mrslarkin

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what?

Debbykalk-photo

about 3 years ago latoscana

I think this is a great contest idea. It makes dinner such a fun event. Everyone participates and experiments. A perfect social occasion.

Zester_003

about 3 years ago pierino

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Could I go off the reservation with raclette? Similar idea. But fondue brings back images of really big, big hair and polyester leisure suits.

Mrs._larkin_370

about 3 years ago mrslarkin

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Yeah, do a raclette! Have you ever seen Claude Stahel's youtube videos? He's so funny, in his little truck. Also, I dig his apron.

Mrs._larkin_370

about 3 years ago mrslarkin

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Eat It Rich: http://www.youtube.com...

Hib_kitchen

about 3 years ago MyCommunalTable

I love raclette. I have a raclette oven. Not much cooking involved, though?

Kay_at_lake

about 3 years ago Kayb

Lord have mercy. I had a fondue pot that I got for a wedding present in 1975. Three or four moves later, it bit the dust, and I think at that point it was unused. Never made fondue in my life. I'll leave this one to y'all.

Zester_003

about 3 years ago pierino

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This is way too 70's. Couldn't we take on "your best gumbo" or something.? I know you people in the East and upper Midwest are frozen into your ice caves and surviving on Velveeta and pretzels but hey....I'm cooking for Valentines Day now and there won't be any fondue around the place.

Mrs._larkin_370

about 3 years ago mrslarkin

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aw, come on pierino. play nice with the other kids.

Gator_cake

about 3 years ago hardlikearmour

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lol pierino and mrsl! fondue has made a comeback, sir, as evidenced by melting pot and other fondue restaurants across the country. it was also featured on top chef this week.

Sausage2

about 3 years ago fiveandspice

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It's totally vintage...which makes it hipster...which makes it oh so now. ;)

Lnd_jen

about 3 years ago lastnightsdinner

Pierino, surely you've got a killer bagna cauda or somesuch up your sleeve?

100_0933

about 3 years ago Eliana60

Would "fondue" include variations of hot pot or shabu shabu or not?

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about 3 years ago Food52

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Sure!

Dscn3372

about 3 years ago MaryMaryCulinary

Interesting! I've been craving fondue, but I usually only make the old-school variety, with a mixture of Swiss cheeses, white wine, and some kirsch to finish. Can't wait to see all the variations on the theme.
:)

Mrs._larkin_370

about 3 years ago mrslarkin

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Do we need to employ one of those fondue thingamajigees for this contest? Cause I recently sent mine off to good will. :(

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about 3 years ago Food52

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Nah, we barely had one between the lot of us! Any vessel is fair game as long as you can keep it hot.

Lobster_001

about 3 years ago nannydeb

Funny, I bought one in Harvest Gold for my brother just recently at the Citywide garage sale. One man's trash...