How To Make the Perfect Charcuterie Board! I've got step-by-step photos and tips so you can make your own beautiful cheese board!
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Prep Time 30minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Sprigs of fresh Rosemary and Thyme
Brie Cheese Round
Smoked Gouda round
Wedge of Blue Cheese
Block of Cream Cheese
Slicesof good quality pepperoni
Summer Sausagepartially sliced
1bunch firm red grapes
1cupmarinated olivesgot mine in olive bar from grocery store
1cupmarinated artichoke hearts
1cupsweet peppersalso found in olive bar from grocery store
Dried Pineapple chunks
Sweet and Spicy deli style sliced pickles
Mini dill pickles
Deli Style Mustard
Honey with Honey Dipper
Variety of crackersdifferent shapes, sizes and flavors.
To start, select your board size. This will give you a better idea of how much to purchase for your charcuterie board. Once you've decided on your board place your cheeses around the board with a couple cheese knives.
Garnish edges with fresh rosemary and thyme if desired. Place some little plates and bowls around the board that you'll use as a guide to help arrange your board. I space out my plates and bowls as in photos. Once your cheeses and dishes are set on board, start arranging your meats. Fold some of the meat for variety and fan out others flat on the board. See photos above for ideas.
Add some of your fresh berries to the bowls/plates on your board. Add marinated olives, artichoke hearts and sweet peppers next. Start filling in spaces with dried fruit and nuts. If you've still got room, add sliced pickles, dill pickles and cucumbers. Fill in more spaces with nuts. Add mustard and honey then fill in with crackers arranging around the board. My ingredients above are just suggestions, enjoy all of your favorites! Hope you enjoy.