Cheese Fondue with Crudités

This is an interactive party dish. For dipping, use fresh raw vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, zucchini, onion wedges—whatever you like!

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • ⅓ cup dry white wine
  • ½ lb. Gruyère cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp. kirsch brandy
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Mash the garlic into a paste. In a chafing dish or large flameproof casserole, whisk together the wine and garlic and cook over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the cheese, a handful at a time, stirring constantly. When all of the cheese is melted, stir in the kirsch, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.