Learn how to build the ultimate DIY charcuterie board with these tips and tricks. I’ll be featuring 30 amazing ideas to help you make the perfect appetizer!
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Whenever we have a family get together, there is always one thing that you can expect to see served before dinner.
That is a charcuterie board, or a meet and cheese board.
Depending on the amount of people visiting, it may just be a simple tray with pepperoni, cheese and crackers.
Or for a larger gathering, like Thanksgiving, it will be a full on charcuterie board with all the fixings.
This is one that was just served at my sister’s house:
This lasted about 20 minutes and then it was pretty much devoured! One of the many things I love about meat and cheese trays, is you can tailor them to include the guests favorites, or any dietary needs.
It’s easily adaptable to a low carb, vegetarian or gluten-free diet.
The great thing about this collection of 30 DIY charcuterie boards is there are so many varieties.
There are dessert trays, kid-friendly boards, veggie boards and more.
I’ve been inspired to make several cheese boards as gifts for Christmas.
What Are The Best Fruit, Nuts And Vegetables To Include In A Cheese Board?
Roasted Red Peppers
One of my favorite places to shop for unique accompaniments for a cheese board is Trader Joe’s. They have a really great selection of cheeses, nuts and spreads for really great prices.
While you’re there, pick up a beautiful bouquet of seasonal flowers to really set a welcoming table. For about $5 you can find a beautiful bouquet.
Add fresh herbs to make it look pretty!
What Are The Best Serving Boards For A Cheese Tray?
You can use any large board including wood, slate, marble in any shape or size. It’s best not to overcrowd the board though and leave room to include ramekins to hold the condiments, which also add to the visual appeal.
These are all gorgeous. You have an amazing eye for layout. And some of the ideas are just brilliant like the peppers as containers. I love it! Thank you for putting this together. It is super details and super helpful.
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