Thursday, June 4, 2020

My Go-To Summer Happy Hour Cheeseboard!

My Go-To Summer Happy Hour Cheeseboard is filled alongside my favorite cheeses, salami, assorted nuts, crackers, dried fruit, preserves, jams, and dear. I as well added close to fresh summertime berries together with cherries because they’re inward flavour, as well as they couplet beautifully with all of the salty snacks. All nosotros demand is a drinking glass of vino in addition to we’re fix!


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


Cheeseboards mightiness make me the happiest somebody ever. There’sec something SO especial as well as fun well-nigh them, in addition to they feed my entertaining loving, food loving, creativity loving self. No pun intended. And, good, cheese. 😍 My destination alongside this is to exhibit y'all guys that entertaining in addition to creating a beautiful cheeseboard doesn’t have to live intimidating. You can make totally it!



Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


Like, is in that location anything more you’d desire inwards life? This is my ideal summertime happy hour spread, consummate amongst a glass of rosé or a cocktail. I know I audio incredibly basic right at once, just it’sec true.


My idea of a complete cheeseboard ever has: virtually four dissimilar cheeses, sometimes more than, an assortment of crackers too bread, a few unlike types of nuts, cherry jam, fig preserves, dearest and/or honeycomb, cured meats similar salami as well as/or prosciutto, dried fruit, fresh fruit, olives, mustards, too other pickled things if yous’re into that! Those are my get-to’sec, in addition to you can create the type of board you lot similar based on your favorites from each category!


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


For me, merlot soaked parm too truffle cheese are ever a must. And garlicky herb spreadable cheese – I grew upwards on Boursin together with it’sec e'er inwards my fridge! Oh, in addition to cheddar, because I’m basic every bit anything. And burrata, because – actually no explanation needed. 😂


I make dear cheese, merely I’1000 non normally into the funky ones. I don’t beloved bluish or brie, only I e'er get them because nearly people love them! I ordinarily get a triple creme brie! And that I can go into, particularly if fig as well as ruby preserves are involved.


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


I also added roughly marinated caprine animal cheese to this board, because it’sec a proficient spreadable pick, only the cranberry crusted ane is SUPER popular besides. And don’t detest me, merely caprine animal cheese is the i food on earth I tin can’t stand. Like literally tin can’t go a sand grain sized slice of it in my mouth or else I’ll go sick. It’s form of crazy. Same goes for all sheeps/goats milk products. I must have roughly crazy gene that makes it sense of taste awful to me..form of similar how some people intend that cilantro tastes similar lather?


I’k always then bummed nearly it because caprine animal cheese is inwards and so many delicious “foodie” things. I wishing I loved it like most people make!


Overhead close up shot of a bowl of fresh berries alongside assorted cheeses and crackers, with a bowl of honey and honeycomb below it


Another non-negotiable for my summertime cheeseboard: fresh berries together with cherries! I ever add dried fruit to my cheeseboards, no thing the season, just in the summertime, having fresh fruit with it is always SO prissy. I dear berries then much, I tend to go into berry overload once they’re in season.


Because I tin’t convey myself to pay similar $vii for a trivial carton inwards the wintertime.


And omg honeycomb! Isn’t it so gorgeous?! I constitute mine at Trader Joe’sec, merely I’m pretty certain Whole Foods has it too. If y'all tin can’t find it, but regular beloved is totally fine!


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


If yous want to add a veggie element, carrots are ever good, sometimes I add celery, bell peppers, snap peas, or whatsoever looks practiced at the shop. But the star of the show here definitely isn’t the veggies, then don’t worry too much nigh fitting those inward. 😉


I honey adding salami to my cheeseboards likewise, too unremarkably prosciutto too! To make this even more than summery, yous could add prosciutto wrapped melon! So and then proficient.


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries and a pink peony flower off to the side


My 4 favorite nuts to add together to my boards: rosemary bounding main table salt marcona almonds (omg seriously become notice these if you don’t buy them already..they’re AMAZING), roasted salted pistachios, regular dry roasted almonds, in addition to cashews. Actually, my 4 favorite nuts of all fourth dimension! Snacking nuts, that is.


Because peanut butter will ever accept my heart!


But overall, only accept fun amongst it! As long equally yous stick with a few unlike cheeses, an assortment of nuts, dried fruit, preserves, about briny things, dear, fresh berries, in addition to about crackers/baguette, y'all are all ready. It’sec really then much fun to put together! And y'all tin’t go incorrect, trust me.


Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


Glasses of wine too friends non optional.




Overhead shot of a cheeseboard with various cheese, nuts, honey, preserves, honey, salami, crackers, bread, and fresh berries


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My Go-To Summer Happy Hour Cheeseboard



My Go-To Summer Happy Hour Cheeseboard is filled alongside my favorite cheeses, salami, assorted nuts, crackers, dried fruit, preserves, jams, and dearest. I besides added close to fresh summer berries too cherries because they're in season, and they twain beautifully amongst all of the salty snacks. All nosotros call for is a drinking glass of vino as well as we're gear up!






Prep Time twenty minutes




Servings ane huge cheeseboard!


Author Molly


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