You will notice that the only thing that these recipes all have in common is that they include cheese! Since the focus of this blog is cheesy recipes, I wanted to stay true to that and provide serving suggestions that are cheese related and unique so you can surprise your foodie friends with an unexpected burger platter.
Each of these combinations has a variety of flavors and textures, and this is the key to developing a recipe. If you want to substitute certain items, try to find something different, but still within the particular flavor family to substitute. This means that you should swap sweet and acidic for something else sweet and acidic, or salty for salty to keep the combination balanced.
I don’t think that smaller gatherings and COVID restrictions are any reason to miss out on a favorite winter and holiday season food – cheese fondue. This recipe is portioned for two so that you don’t need to have a huge batch made, or do any weird math to pare down a larger recipe for a dinner at home or a small gathering.
Don't forget to mix up the taste and texture of your dippers, have around 3-5 options (including a protein), and don't be afraid to try some unusual ideas for dippers, especially if it includes a food that pairs well with cheese in a different context. There are endless possibilities, and I have included a list here for you to refer to!