is on its way.It's time to start
looking for that other glove.It's also
time to start thinking about tummy-warming comfort food.
In the 1960's,
our family had a favorite.Fondue
active and frequent participants in the craze. We dipped color-coded long forks into chunks of lean beef and plunged them into boiling peanut oil. We tried ... not always successfully ... to avoid burning ourselves and each other.
Dangerous food is always fun.
We also regularly treated ourselves to cheese fondue, made in a crockery fondue
pot. We loved this in the sixties. Of course we also ate Spam.
Make this if you dare.
• 1 pound
Velveeta cheese.Don't be frightened.It will appear to be made of rubber.
• 1 can cream of mushroom soup.Don't be
frightened.It is beige and gelatinous
of garlic salt
• 1 box frozen chopped broccoli, thawed.Cheap
generic is preferable.
package of slivered almonds
wine that has been in the refrigerator a month Cook and drain broccoli. Melt cheese and mushroom goop over low heat. Add broccoli, slivered almonds, garlic
salt and a shot of the wine. Serve in a
crockery fondue pot with bite-sized chunks of stale french bread.
It's a great way to eat your weekly limit of sodium and fat in one meal.
If there is any left over, you can always heat it up and pour it over slices of fried Spam.