Date(s) - Wednesday, December 29, 2021 - Monday, January 31, 2022
All Day

Margaret Walker Alexander Library


Bring the New Year in by dazzling your guests with this ultimate charcuterie board. This classic cheese board has a crowd-pleasing mix of fruits, meats, breads, nuts, condiments, and other favorites. Any item may be substituted on the board.

Hosted by Margaret Walker Alexander Library. Special thanks to Simply Home Cooked! A list of ingredients is below the video.

  • Intro: (0:00)
  • Slice the cheese: (0:25)
  • Assembling the cheese: (2:00)
  • Preparing the cured meats: (2:30)
  • Assembling the meats: (3:30)
  • Adding olives to bowls: (3:47)
  • Adding jams and honey: (4:08)
  • Adding fresh fruit: (4:40)
  • Bread and crackers: (5:19)
  • Dried fruit and nuts: (5:52)
  • Conclusion: (6:35)



Click here for the full recipe.


CHEESES* 1 wedge Fromager d’affinois* 1 wheel Smoked Gouda* 1 block smoked mozzarella* 1 wheel Edam cheese* 1 block Aged cheddar* 1 package Boursin garlic herb cheese spread* 1 block Beacher’s flagship cheese* 1 box Beacher’s plain cheese curds

CURED MEATS* Prosciutto sliced* Genoa Salami sliced* Soppressata sliced* Spanish style chorizo sliced* Nola salami sliced* Peppered salami sliced

CONDIMENTS* Fig jam* Plum jam* Honey* Strawberry jam* 1/2 cup Pitted Sicilian Olives* 1/2 cup Kalamata olives

BREAD AND CRACKERS* Artisan Rosemary crackers* French bread sliced* Whole wheat crackers* Raincoast crisps cranberry hazelnut flavor

FRESH AND DRIED FRUITS* 1 1/2 cup cotton candy grapes* 1 1/2 cup red seedless grapes* 8 Strawberries* 1/4 Bartlett Pear* 1/4 cup Blueberries* 1/4 cup dried apricots * 1/4 cup golden raisins* 1/4 cup dried tart cherries* 8 Dried figs

NUTS* 1/2 cup Almonds roasted and salted* 1/4 cup Pistachios roasted and salted* 1/2 cup Pecans roasted