Nothing says I love you like fondue except, maybe, fondue times two! Why decide between a velvety Velveeta-free pot of cheese bathing in wine and a crock of rich dark chocolate decadence when you can have both? And both are equally adored by little, big, male, & female taste buds alike.
Fondue for Valentine’s Day is probably as cliche as the girls-only fondue dinner tradition that started one February 14th back in college. Admittedly, I was a little mournful for the passing of said tradition when I met my husband and had reason to put on something besides expandable sweatpants for the holiday. Not that I would trade in my happy marriage for cheese and chocolate, but… Seasons change and, much like on New Year’s Eve, I now find myself back in said sweatpants, celebrating with both the big and little man in my life.
Truth be told, I have moved the fondue tradition to the Oscars; perhaps I’ll make a heart-shaped meatloaf like my Mom routinely made this year. I highly recommend you host a fondue party, however. It’s the perfect way to celebrate those you love this month, be it your girlfriends, husband, children, or just yourself! Have each guest bring their favorite accompaniment for each fondue and get dipping.