This Is the Ultimate Cheese Platter—and How to Make One at Home

One of the easiest trends in hosting is the charcuterie board. It’s the best way to please different types of eaters when serving drinks among friends. You’ve seen different types of boards online—fruits, veggies, meats, cheese, and jams—but what to choose to make yours at home? As a food stylist, I’ve learned more than I could possibly imagine about creating cheese and cured meat boards. Here I’ll share some tips from the experts at , who are pros in the art of mixing and matching handcrafted cheeses and cured meats. Keep reading for charcuterie board ideas around four essential ingredients, according to the experts.

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