You may have seen them at parties, in your friends' social media photos, or on Pinterest. "Grown up" cheese, cracker, and meat spreads that look more like works of art than food. You know what we're talking about: charcuterie boards.
What makes a charcuterie board so interesting and delicious is that you can customize it with just about any ingredients you like--or have on hand.
Putting many different textures and flavors on a charcuterie board is a science. Ensuring they complement each other is an art. This combination is likely why charcuterie boards have become an increasingly popular template for creative food lovers.
In recent years, charcuterie boards of endless varieties have popped up everywhere. No matter what the setting or environment, you can build a charcuterie board to match.
There is a classic charcuterie board that consists of cured meat, cheese, crackers, fruits, and nuts. You can also make a more basic fruit, cheese, and sausage board, or diversify by adding a few spreads and mousses. Neutral crackers or sliced baguette act as palate cleansers.
You can really let your creative side go wild with charcuterie boards. Choose a theme, and craft a board to go with it!
Take it up a notch with a charcuterie board crafted with your very own Bresaola, Lonzino and Capicola using UMAi Dry Charcuterie Spice Blends. Check out this display of master meat craft from UMAi Dry customer Charles B.: