We are fondue lovers in our household...so much so that we even had our rehearsal dinner for our wedding at a fondue restaurant! I love anything that slows down a meal and let's you play with your food while you have good conversation and fun. Christian loves it for those reasons too...but I think he also has a lot of fond family memories of fondue since he grew up having fondue with family and friends every Christmas Eve, a tradition we've continued together. So Christmas Eve is really our one time of year when we make fondue...and when we do it it's a full meal so this cheese fondue is followed by a meat/seafood fondue and a chocolate
fondue. But to be honest, the appetizer cheese course has always been my favorite!
When it comes to cheese fondue, I'm a traditionalist. There are lots of recipes out there for Mexican cheese fondue or other versions but I absolutley love the traditional European style fondue which is what the recipe is for below. This is another one of those recipes that I'm sure I got from somewhere, but I've been making it for so long that I'm not sure what the original source was and I think I've modified it a bit over the years. Enjoy!