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  1. 1 (8-ounce) round gouda cheese

  2. 2 small Roma tomatoes, cored and diced

  3. 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil

  4. 1 loaf baguette bread, sliced and toasted

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  1. Preparation: Remove coating from gouda cheese and carefully scoop out center, leaving a 1/4-inch thick shell: set shell aside. Coarsely chop scooped-out cheese into small pieces and place in a microwave-safe bowl; mix in tomatoes and basil . Cook, uncovered, in microwave oven on high for 1 minute. Stir and cook another 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds or until cheese is bubbling. Remove from microwave oven; pour cheese mixture into shell, pushing into corners to fill shell. Serve fondue hot with toastes baguette slices. Alternative: Omit tomatoes and basil. Combine 1 tablespoon chopped green chiles , 1 chopped green onion , and 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin with the chopped cheese. Proceed as above. Serves: Many Recipe Source: What's Cooking America : Over 800 Family-Tested Recipes from American Cooks of Today and Yesterday by Linda Stradley, Andra Cook (Chehalem Pub) Reprinted with permission.


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