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The Lovers Charcuterie Board

Prep Time
30-60

Difficulty
Easy

Servings
2-4

Cuisine Type

Recipe Description

Cheese is our love language! Make this love-themed charcuterie board for Valentine's Day with your lover!

Ingredients

Cheese

Meat

  • Dry Salami

Produce

  • Fresh Strawberries

Crunch

  • Artisan crackers
  • Pretzel Crisps
  • Toffee Peanuts

Dip

  • Blueberry Jam

Chocolate

  • Amaretto Fudge
  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Chocolate Caramels

Garnish

  • Fresh Flowers
  • Seeded Eucalyptus
  • Babies Breath

 

 

 

Preparation

HOW TO MAKE A CHARCUTERIE BOARD

  1. Select your serving tray or board.

  2. Add cheese. Cut cheeses and place across multiple sections of your board, leaving room to fill in between cheeses with other board items.

  3. Add meat. Make salami roses (here is a tutorial), or fold slices neatly, and place in multiple sections of the board.

  4. Add bowls for jam / small items. 

  5. Add crackers. Stack crackers in various sections of the board. 

  6. Add chocolates. Distribute throughout the board.

  7. Fill in the spaces.  The goal is to completely cover your board!
     

CHARCUTERIE BOARD ACCESSORIES

While you can create a lovely cheese platter without special trays, boards, or other accessories, having a few of these items can elevate your cheese board experience. Below is a list of simple charcuterie board items to add to your entertaining line-up:

  • Wooden charcuterie board - these come in a variety of shapes and sizes, select a board that you find beautiful! 

  • Cheese knives - great for spreading dips and jam.

  • Small bowls - for serving spreads and dips, nuts, pickles, and more!

EXPERT TIPS

Cut some cheese and strawberries into hearts for added love appeal!

DRINK PAIRINGS FOR THIS BOARD

Pair this cheese board with your favorite bubbly beverage - champagne, sparkling wine, or your favorite non-alcoholic sparkling drink. 

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