Beth shares her favorite appetizer idea for entertaining, a cheese board! Just "set it and forget it."
1 Runny Cheese: Wedge French Brie
1 Salty Cheese: Wedge Blue Cheese
1 Neutral Cheese: Log of Goat Cheese
1 Sweet Cheese: Wedge of Stilton with Dried Fruit
Olive Bread (French Brie)
Rosemary Crackers (Goat Cheese)
Raisin Crackers (Blue Cheese)
Brioche Toasts (Stilton)
Chewy + Cruchy, Sweet/Salty:
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup dried apricots
1/4 cup candied pecans
1/4 cup candied walnuts
1/4 cup Spanish almonds
1/2 cup olive tapenade (salty)
1/2 cup honey (sweet, sweet)
1/2 cup pepper jelly (spicy)
1/2 cup fig jam (savory sweet)
Rosemary Cracker + Goat Cheese + Tapenade (Great Mediterranean Flavor)
Raisin Cracker + Blue Cheese + Honey + Candied Walnut
Brioche Toast + Brie + Fig Jam + Candied Pecan
Select a large cutting board.
Add a trio of grapes in the center.
Create 4 quadrants to place cheese.
Nestle assorted crackers that pair well with the different types of cheese.
Add some dried fruit and nuts.
Offer a selection of spreads.
Offer a few favorite combos!