Once upon a time, I did not like cheese… WHAT?! I know, right. I thought the extent of cheese was American or Colby Jack, boy was I wrong. Me discovering the possibility of cheese was much like Jon discovering he likes mustard… we just can’t get enough!
Cheese boards have become a weekend staple in this house and a go- to for girl’s nights and party hosting. If you want your cheese board to be anything but boring, variety is a must. I made mediocre cheese boards before I went to Italy, trust me, they showed me how it’s done! I’m not sure if my taste buds have changed or if my preferences have matured with age. Or it could be the wine. Yeah, probably all of the wine.
Follow this fool proof guide to curating the perfect cheese board by choosing one, several or all types from each category below.
*Pro Tip: sometimes I like to include two of the same type of cheese- one aged for added flavor
Other Cured Meats
Grapes or Berries
If you really want to take your cheese board to the next level, try adding baked goods such as baked Brie with jam and pecans, spring rolls or flatbreads.
As always, let me know what you think! I am always looking for suggestions!