What kind of cheese ?
The cheese should vary from soft to hard and offer a variety of flavors. Aged cheddar, Smoked Gouda, Plain cheese curds, Edam, Smoked mozzarella, and Fromager D’Affinois are some great choices.
Best meats to use
For the best cured meats to add to your board, try Genoa salami, Prosciutto, Soppressata, Nola salami, Peppered salami, and Spanish-style chorizo.
Best fruit to add
Some of the best fresh fruits to include are Grapes, Strawberries, Pears, Apples, and Blueberries. For dried fruits, add Dried apricots, Figs, Dried tart cherries, and Golden raisins.
What type of crackers pair well
For crackers on a charcuterie board, Sliced French bread, Rosemary crackers, Raincoast crisps, and Whole-wheat crackers all pair well with the other ingredients.
1. Assemble the cheeses.
How to assemble a charcuterie board
2. Place the meats.
3. Add the olives, honey, and jams.
4.Put out the fresh fruit.
5. Arrange the bread and crackers.
6. Add the nuts and dried fruits.
Before serving, let the board sit out for about 1 hour to reach room temperature. This will give it optimal flavor. Then enjoy!