Savory Charcuterie

Currently one of the hottest trends in food, charcuterie boards are easy to assemble for two or 20. Make it a meal or use as an appetizer before a dinner party. Substitute savory ingredients for sweet and dessert is a snap.

A charcuterie board is quick to prepare. Place large items on the board and fill in with smaller ingredients – let your imagination go!  

Savory Charcuterie


  • Cured meats
  • Cheeses hard and soft
  • Crackers
  • Fresh bread
  • Pickles or relish
  • Olives or tapenade
  • Nuts
  • Fruits dried and fresh
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Preserves jellies or jams
  • Mustards
  • Fresh herbs


  • Pick out several small bowls and jars, fill with spreads, preserves or anything that needs contained. Place bowls on board. Arrange various meats and cheeses around board and add crackers and breads. Fill in any gaps with fresh or dried fruits, veggies and nuts. Garnish with fresh herbs like basil, rosemary and/or mint.