Midsummer Cheese Board

Peaches and pink blueberries and honeycomb, oh my! There’s just something about a cheeseboard that’s so inviting. I came up with this one for my Midsummer Night’s Dream dinner party. I wanted all earthy, sweet things because, well, fairies love sweet things and dinner was imagined to be in a forest. The earthiness came from the…

French Cheese Board

I truly believe the key to happiness is hard meats and soft cheeses. You can quote me on that. This board combines a variety of French cheeses with salty cured meats, olives, fruits, preserves (Okay, fine, I forgot to set out the fig preserves. They’re still in my pantry!), and honey arranged beautifully with herbs….

How to Make a Charcuterie and Cheese Board

The art of making a great charcuterie and cheese board is in variety. I usually select 4-5 cheeses depending on how many guests I’m expecting and 4-5 meats. Picture the boards you order at restaurants. They never just have meat and cheese. They have preserves, nuts, olives, and other goodies that enhance the flavors and textures of…