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Fall Charcuterie Board

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October 21, 2021 | Author: Ashley McCrary

The ultimate Fall Charcuterie Board that is perfect for family gatherings, parties, or a fun weekend family dinner. Includes colorful fruits, savory meats and cheese, crackers and a little bit of sweet with honey and jams. 

With the holiday season right around the corner, it is the perfect time to brush up on your charcuterie board-making skills. Additionally, to save time, I order all my ingredients using my Walmart+ Membership. You can have free same-day delivery from your store ($35 minimum. Restrictions apply.). Don’t stress this fall and winter season. Try out my Fall Charcuterie Board which will add little pizzaz and flavor to any gathering or party.

This post was sponsored by Walmart, however, all opinions remain my own.

A close up photo of the block of parmesan cheese surrounded by crackers, apples, olives, honey, pickles and grapes

What Is A Charcuterie Board

According to Webstraunt Store, “In the French tradition, charcuterie (pronounced “shahr-ku-tuh-ree”) is the art of preparing and assembling cured meats and meat products. … A charcuterie board is an assortment of meats, cheeses, artisan bread, olives, fruit, and nuts, all artfully arranged on a serving board.”

How To Build This Fall Charcuterie Board?

I love making charcuterie boards because they are so versatile;e and can be built to meet your specific style. Also, I love building my boards based on the season. So with the Fall Charcuterie Board, I wanted to buy ingredients that would represent the fall season. If you are not a fan of some of the items on this specific board, feel free to sub your favorites.

Tips And Tricks

  • Use A Variety Of Meats: Salami, chorizo, pepperioni, proscuitto, or summer sausage slices.
  • Wait To Place The Meats: Store the meats in the fridge to right before serving. If you put it out too early it can get warm and rubery. Keeping it cool until right before eating makes it tastes so much better.
  • Cheese It Up: Add at least 2 to 3 types of cheese. Texture is everything when it comes to a charcuterie board so pick be sure to pick something creamy, soft and hard. For a bit of tart flavor add in pickles and different varieties of olives.
  • Savory & Sweet: I love pairing savory and sweet when builiding a tray or board. Adding lots of seasonal fruits, honey and jams along side the cheese makes for a wonderful pairing.
  • The Crunch Factor: A good crunch makes everything complete. Be sure to add your favorite crackers, nuts and bread slices along side the cheese and jams. It is truly magical when adding all 3 of these together.
  • Garnish: For garnish I love adding sprigs of fresh herbs. It not only gives it a mgical smell but adds a touch of elegance for the completed look.
  • Don’t Forget Wine or Sparkling Cider: Wine and sparking cider is the bow on the gift. It really ties this whole board together.  The salty and savory flavors of the cheese will enhance the aroma of the wine.
A close up photo of the Fall Charcuterie Board with crackers, apples, salami, apples and olives.

Walmart+ Membership

If you are busy this holiday season and want to save some extra time, be sure to sign up for a Walmart + membership. I can’t live without it now. I can waste up to an hour in the store growing around. Now I just open my app and order exactly what I need and have it delivered right to my door for free without stepping foot in the store. It’s so easy and convenient.

With the Walmart+ membership, you can have free fresh, high-quality groceries delivered right to your door from your local store—Groceries & more delivered as soon as today, at the low prices you love ($35 minimum. Restrictions apply.). 

TRY IT FOR FREE: After the free trial, Walmart+ costs $98/year or $12.95/month.

  • Same prices as in-store
  • No markups on items
  • Fee: No hidden fees
  • Walmart’s everyday low prices

In addition to the free same-day delivery, here is what else you will get with Walmart+ Membership.

  • Pays for itself in just two deliveries based on the $7.95 delivery fees. Bye, pre-delivery fee! 
  • Mobile scan & go: Check out with your phone as your shop in-store.
  • Member prices on fuel: Save 5 cents per gallon at Walmart and Murphy stations.

Click here to learn more about Walmart+

A overhead shot of the full Charcuterie Board with cheese, meats, fruit, crackers, nuts. and fruit surrounded by thyme and apple cider in 3 cups.

FAQs

Fall Charcuterie Board: FAQs

What is a must-have on a charcuterie board?

A charcuterie board is an assortment of meats, cheeses, artisan bread, olives, fruit, and nuts, all artfully arranged on a serving board. For me, the main thing for a charcuterie board is the meats and cheeses. I also love making sure there is a variety so guests can get a little bit of everything.

Where to buy a charcuterie board?

You can find charcuterie boards anywhere. And if you are having trouble finding a board you like, get creative and use a baking sheet pan, a long roll of brown parchment paper, or just a cutting board you have laying around your kitchen.

How do you pronounce charcuterie board?

According to Webstraunt Store, “In the French tradition, charcuterie (pronounced “shahr-ku-tuh-ree”).

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Fall Charcuterie Board

The ultimate Fall Charcuterie Board that is perfect for family gatherings, parties, or a fun weekend family dinner. Includes colorful fruits, savory meats and cheese, crackers and a little bit of sweet with honey and jams. 

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1214 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale

Fresh Fruit & Crackers

  • 1 green apple, sliced
  • 1 red apple, sliced
  • 16 oz grapes, color of choice
  • 12 pomegranates, deseeded
  • 12 oz crackers of choice (buy different textures)

Cheeses & Meats 

  • 16 oz block parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz block soft cheese ( I used Borshin)
  • 810 oz meats of choice ( I used dry salami and prosciutto)

Nuts, Garnish & Ect.

  • 8 oz nuts of choice
  • 5 oz pickles
  • 5 oz olives 
  • honey and jams of choice
  • fresh herbs for garnish, rosemary, thyme, sage, etc. 

Instructions

  1. To a large platter or cutting board, place all jams and honey. 
  2. Add the fruits and crackers, spacing them out around the tray/cutting board
  3. Fill in the missing areas with the meats and cheeses.
  4. Finally finish with the nuts, olives and pickles. Garnish with fresh herbs. 
  5. Serve with sparkling cider or wine. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Be sure to keep the meats and cheese in the refrigerator until right before serving. 
  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Italian

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