Charcuterie Board

Are you hosting a holiday get together, but don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen? Then you need to hop on the charcuterie [shahr-koo-tuh–ree] board train and make a pretty platter of your favorite fruits, cheeses, spreads, and meats.

Serve with crackers, crostini’s, and wine and you have a fancy meal. You might remember this Bruschetta Party Platter I have shared before.

I promise you it will be the hit of the fiesta and it’s stress-free entertaining.

My friend’s Karen and Christina styled this charcuterie board for our Friendsgiving Tamalada and they did an amazing job! Doesn’t it look like a piece of art?

Below are some of my favorite ingredients, but feel free to display your favorites.

Charcuterie Board

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  • Quince paste
  • Brie
  • Assorted cheeses
  • Olives
  • Pomegranates
  • Persimmons
  • Grapes
  • Apples
  • Fig preserves
  • Prosciutto
  • Salami
  • Water crackers
  • Baguette, sliced and toasted


  • Slice cheeses.
  • Wash and slice fruit.
  • Place small bowls on your board and fill with preserves, olives, or any wet ingredients.
  • Place meats, cheeses, and crackers around the board.
  • Add in fruit for color.

I’d love to see what you cook!

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Photography by Jenna Sparks