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Fondue Set?

nicki Jul 22, 2006 06:20 PM

Anyone recommend a good fondue set for home use? You know...one that won't burn the house down?

  1. Scrapironchef Jul 22, 2006 07:41 PM

    I have an electric one I've been using for years, does cheese and fondue bourginon well, doubles as a small deep fryer.


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      bogie Jul 22, 2006 10:58 PM

      I like the old Le Creuset fondue pots. Thet have an iron holder that suspends the pot over the burner.

      Also, because it's a Le Creuset you can make your fondue right in the pot on the stove before you serve it in the holder.

      You can usually find one on EBay.

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      1. re: bogie
        Darren72 Jul 23, 2006 01:28 AM

        I still eat fondue out of saucepan. But when I get around to buying one, enamelled cast iron (such as Le Creuset) seems to be the way to go. You want a material that is heavy, will retain heat, and will evenly distribute the heat.

      2. Robert Lauriston Oct 31, 2006 04:49 PM

        The traditional tool is a caquelon, a ceramic pot, which you can put on the stove. Works better than Le Creuset's enameled cast iron.


        Somebody was asking for nice forks on the General board:


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