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Craft a Perfect Charcuterie Board

In just a few simple steps, you can create a charcuterie board that will impress your guests.

building a perfect charcuterie board

We grew up with salami on our family dinner table--it's part of our DNA. Whether hosting for 2 or 20, we know that a colorful and tasty board, stacked with a variety of cured meats and cheeses, is the perfect conversation starter. For us, a charcuterie board is more than just an precursor to the main course. For us, a charcuterie board represents community, celebration, and is meant to be shared with loved ones!

Use the tips and tricks below to building a board that will entice even the pickiest of eaters.

Step #1 - Taste the Rainbow

Think in color! Pops of red, green, and yellow will add a visual element to your board that will make guests want to dive in. Chances are, the more colorful the fruit or vegetable, the tastier it will be.

Step #2 - Variety is the Spice of Life

Add more than one cured meat for a flavor experience. Have a guest that doesn't eat pork? Try adding Beef Salami or Bresaola to your board so everyone can enjoy. Pair a soft AND a hard cheese to add texture and complexity. More options means something for everyone!

More options means something for everyone!

Step #3 - Crunch It Up

Lightly toasted bread or crackers are a must for guests to pile high meats, cheeses, and veggies. The crunch of a starch pairs perfectly with the softer elements.

Step #4 - When In Doubt, Add A Pickle

Vinegar, salt, and acidity take a charcuterie board to another level. Whether it's pickled asparagus, marinated artichokes, roasted red pepper, or olives, adding a food that is jarred or canned brings brightness to a board.

Tip #5 - Craft With Love

Charcuterie is meant to be shared, so keep this in mind when creating your board. Have a guest that loves a certain type of cheese? Add it in to show you put thought and care into your creation!

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