Charcuterie Ideas/Board

This festive wreath of fresh herbs and edibles is a delicious example of very merry charcuterie board ideas for your Christmas holiday party!

If you’re looking for charcuterie board ideas for a Christmas party, consider this seasonal wreath and get the creative juices flowing!


Rosemary Thyme Basil Salami Prosciutto Cherry tomatoes Sweet peppers Red grapes Green grapes

Use what you have on hand; think rustic large cutting board, large flat surface platter, or even a plate charger.

Select A Base

Start With the Herbs and Make a Circle

Begin at the edges of your base and place a rosemary branch at the 12 o'clock, 3 o'clock, 6 o'clock, and 9 o'clock.

Begin by threading salami onto bamboo skewers along with cherry tomatoes and some harder cheeses like parmesan.

Building Individual Skewers to Adorn the Wreath

Just like you did with placing a rosemary branch at the 12, 3, 6, and 9, so too place a single skewer at the 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, and the 10:30.

Build the Wreath

Once the skewers have all been placed, go back in and fill in the gaps and empty spaces with grapes, nuts, chunks of cheese, halved fresh figs, pieces of chocolate or cookies or petit fours.

It's also at this point that I begin to create layers of meat and cheese and crackers and fruits on the outside of the wreath.


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