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Serving Festive Snacks for the Holidays

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With the holidays here, present a charcuterie platter your friends will love!

Start with a meat like prosciutto or salami and complement it with hard cheese, or accompaniments like olive assortments, jams or a tapenade.

Have a wine and cheese party, or prepare a cheese board with a theme: select different cheeses from different regions of the world. or serve a combination of soft cheeses with hard. complement your cheeses with little ramekins of chutneys or jams, olives and delicious crackers.

Charcuterie Recipes

If you're new to charcuterie, there's a great article by crazyforcrust titled 'How to make an easy cheese board (charcuterie for beginners)' that should prove very helpful.

  • Meats
  • Cheeses
  • Fruits & Vegetables

The website Food Lion has an article titled '10 Budget-Friendly Charcuterie Board Ideas to Wow a Crowd', with money-saving tips on how to get started, like:

  • Make your own mini-appetizers.
  • Use salad dressings and hot sauces as dips placed in tiny bowls.
  • Assemble a kid-friendly board

Berries.com has a guide on making a dessert charcuterie board, based of your snacks choice:

  • Fruit Lover 
  • Sweet & Salty 
  • Candy Lovers

Sassafras Serving Boards

   

And of course you'll need serving boards–– Sassafras has quality serving boards made with baselina board, marble and mango wood in round and rectangular shapes. So durable and food safe, they'll last for many years to come.

With these recipes and our serving boards at your disposal, you simply can't go wrong!