Our “Build Your Own Cheeseboard” workshop was a HIT! We partnered with Community Kitchen ATL to learn all the things and walked away with the prettiest boards. There are a lot of benefits to being able to put together a beautiful cheese/charcuterie board: you’re entertaining and need something for people to snack on, you’ve been invited to a party where you need to bring your own appetizer, you don’t feel like cooking and want something simple….the list goes on!
Below are 7 tips for putting together a beautiful board you can be proud of:
Create small piles around the board so no matter what angle your guests are approaching from, they’ll have easy access to the good stuff!
Be sure to have a variety of ingredients: meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, crackers. Stick with fresh + seasonal items.
Meats like prosciutto, pepperoni, sopressata are all great to include on your board.
Include a mixture of hard, soft + “smelly” (<— blue cheese!) cheeses for a good variety.
For a sweet component to your board, consider a fruit preserve or honey. It pairs great with cheese + acts as a delicious compliment.
Always add a pickled element to your board!
Make sure to include some type of delivery device whether that’s crackers, bread or bamboo skewer to make it easy to snack away!
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