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DIY Charcuterie Board Ideas

Fancy Charcuterie Board Recipe

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An easy yet elegant homemade charcuterie board featuring an herbed goat cheese log, a blue cheese wedge, sliced Colby, summer sausage, and rolled ham and turkey. Pair it all with pita bread, crackers, your favorite dips—and edible flowers for garnish!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword charcuterie board ideas, charcuterie board recipe, diy charcuterie board, easy charcuterie board, fancy charcuterie board, how to make a charcuterie board, simple charcuterie board
Prep Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 6 to 8 people




  • 4 oz blue cheese wedge
  • 4 oz herbed goat cheese log
  • 4 oz Colby cheese squares

Crackers & Breads:

  • 15-20 assorted crackers
  • 1-2 pita breads, sliced

Fruits & Vegetables

Pickled Items:

  • ½ cup gherkins or mini pickles

Nuts & Seeds:

  • ½ cup cashews


  • edible flowers


  • Choose a large cutting board or platter to use for charcuterie. Or use a medium-sized board plus additional plates or bowls.
  • Prepare ingredients for charcuterie board as needed: prep any homemade recipes, slice cheeses and roll sliced meats if desired, cut pita bread and vegetables for snacking.
  • Begin assembling board with any items that need to be served in small bowls—like dips and spreads.
  • Next, arrange cheeses and meats on board in desired pattern. (It’s okay to adjust them as you go!)
  • Layer on crackers or breads, along with fruits and vegetables. (I chose to serve my pita bread on the side for this board.)
  • Finally, add nuts and seeds to board in small piles (or small bowls).
  • Finish board with any desired garnishes like edible flowers, fresh herb sprigs, or a crack of black pepper.