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Thanksgiving Fondue - Fun with Fondue #57
November 15, 2018

Happy (early) Thanksgiving to all my US readers! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays as it is a time to gather with friends and family and be thankful for all you have. Plus, ALL the delicious food!

If you are looking for an alternative to roasted turkey or a way to enjoy turkey without all the work, below I will show you a great recipe that would be perfect for the main dish. You can use it with any meat of your choosing.

Monthly Fondue Tip

Thanksgiving Fondue

You can have your turkey and eat it too, with fondue.

Fondue can offer a nice, cozy alternative to the large roasted turkey and fixings spread. It is perfect for those who have more than one turkey dinner and/or have a smaller family and don’t want the work of the traditional meal.

You can cook turkey (or chicken, beef, wild game, whatever you want!) using broth fondue. You can also cook the side dishes to accompany it. Essentially you will cook raw, precut or sliced pieces of meat and veggies by “boiling” them in a flavorful broth. As you don’t have to take the time to cook all the food, it cuts down on the time you are needed in the kitchen and is naturally a way to interact with your guests more!

Don’t forget some flavorful sauces to dip your meat and vegetables in! Some ideas for sauces are:

Honey Mustard Dip
Garlic Lemon Dip
Cottage Cheese Dip

For more information about making a fondue broth dinner, you can see the article here:

Monthly Recipe Recommendation

Here is a nice Coq au Vin Broth recipe that will add lots of flavorful memories without having to slave in the kitchen all day. The recipe serves 4-6 people.

I recommend some veggies on the side, such as cherry tomatoes, button mushrooms, or par-baked potatoes. These cook up beautifully in the broth.

For something extra special, you can make your broth from scratch using your turkey.

While you can use any meat or veggies, remember if cooking poultry to adjust cooking time to get it to the proper temperature.

Food For Thought

"Too many cooks spoil the broth."

- American proverb

That's it for now. Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the time with your loved ones and the start of the holiday season.

Want more fondue tips and ideas?

Visit the site and browse through my collection of fondue recipes.

You'll hear back from me next month as we all plan for more holiday festivities!

Until then, be careful with open flames, and have fun with fondue!


Caroline Begin (en français)

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P.P.S. Or try fondue bourguignonne. Get the complete guide to hosting a French-Inspired beef oil fondue dinner today!

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