For popcorn garland, use a long, heavy thread, and a large sewing needle or a long fishing line and tapestry needle to thread popcorn. Tie knots at both ends; set aside.
Sprinkle some winter magic on your charcuterie board with snowflake-shaped cheese and arrangements resembling the unique winter shape. Just like snowflakes, every winter charcuterie board is unique!
Servings and Ingredients
|Unsalted popcorn, popped 1-2 days in advance|
|Soirée fresh mozzarella pearls|
|Mezzetta cocktail onions, drained|
|DeLallo stuffed blue cheese olives, drained|
|Gustare Vita capers, drained|
|Hy-Vee mozzarella cheese slices|
|Fresh rosemary sprigs|
|Fresh Burrata cheese, drained|
|Brie round, soft-ripened; cut into 14 wedges; divided|
|Gouda cheese curds|
|Soirée shredded Parmesan cheese|
|Soirée fresh mozzarella ball|
|The Laughing Cow creamy original spreadable cheese wedges, unwrapped|
|Large blue cheese wedge, cut into smaller wedges|
|Soirée shaved Parmesan cheese|
|Mini Babybel original semisoft cheese round, unwrapped|
|Fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced|
|Gustare Vita extra virgin olive oil crostini|
|Dried cranberries, for garnish|
|Salted nuts, shelled; for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Heavy thread and large sewing needle or fishing line and tapestry needle
- Snowflake-shaped cookie cutter
- Large rectangle charcuterie board
- 3 large white dinner plates
For cheese-and-olive skewers, alternately thread mozzarella pearls, cocktail onions, stuffed olives, and capers onto toothpicks; set aside. For garnish, if desired, cut mozzarella slices into snowflakes using a snowflake-shaped cookie cutter; set aside.
To assemble the board, place 3 large white dinner plates in a row on a large rectangle-shaped charcuterie board. Arrange popcorn garland and rosemary sprigs around the plates.
Place Burrata in center of top plate; arrange half of the Brie wedges and Gouda curds around Burrata. Top Burrata with shredded Parmesan cheese.
Place mozzarella ball in center of bottom plate; arrange spreadable cheese wedges around mozzarella ball; place smaller blue cheese wedges on top spreadable cheese wedges, then arrange remaining Brie wedges around mozzarella ball. Top cheese wedges with shaved Parmesan cheese.
For center plate, arrange cheese-and-olive skewers in a circle on the plate. Place a Babybel cheese round in the center. Cut fresh mozzarella cheese slices in half to form half-moon shapes. Place a half-moon slice in between each of the skewers.
Arrange assorted crackers and crostini around the plates on the charcuterie board. Garnish with mozzarella snowflakes, dried cranberries, and assorted nuts.