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Holiday Charcuterie Board Tips From An Expert

So you can make the festive charcuterie board of your dreams.

Building out a holiday charcuterie board doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Alice Lewis, President of Alice’s Table, which features tons of fabulous workshops for entertaining, shares her favorite tips on creating a festive charcuterie board for your holiday gathering. MelanieMaya/E+/Getty Images


Choosing what to put on your board is tough. Lewis suggests picking meats and cheeses everyone loves, and then add a unique item. Salami, cheddar, and parmesan are classics, and Lewis suggests “blue cheese or a triple cream brie, and serrano loin or chorizo” for something unique.