Saturday, March 21, 2009

Wisconsin Trio Cheese Fondue recipe from Melting Pot

The Wisconsin Trio Cheese Fondue is one of most popular fondues at The Melting Pot and can now be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home straight from the Melting Pot Cookbook. So, grab your favorite vegetables and breads for dipping and give this recipe a try. If you need help, check out the instructional video below from The Melting Pot's Chef Shane Schaibly. Don't forget to check out my post about their current Tuscan BIg Night Out.

Wisconsin Trio Cheese Fondue

1 ½ cups (6 ounces) shredded Butterkase cheese
1 ½ cups (6 ounces) shredded Fontina cheese
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
¾ cup white wine
¼ cup dry sherry
2 teaspoons chopped shallots
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
¼ cup crumbled Blue cheese
2 tablespoons chopped scallions

Toss the Butterkase and Fontina cheese with the flour in a bowl. Place a metal bowl over a saucepan filled with 2 inches of water. You may also use a conventional double boiler. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and pour the white wine and sherry into the bowl. Stir in the shallots using a fork. Cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

Add half the cheese blend and cook until the cheese is melted, stirring constantly. Add the remaining cheese blend in a small amount at a time, stirring constantly in a circular motion after each addition until the cheese is melted. Fold in the pepper and Blue cheese. Pour into a warm fondue pot and keep warm over low heat. Garnish with the scallions.

To see a video demo of making the fondue click here

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