What does charcuterie box mean?
Charcuterie is a French word that refers to prepared meat products and the delicatessens that prepare these meats. While this is the technical definition, most people use the term charcuterie to refer to an assortment of cured meats, cheeses and other foods served together as an appetizer or even a meal.
How do you make a charcuterie box?
- First, I assembled these gift boxes and placed festive tissue paper inside.
- Second, place crackers in different spots with the stacked meats nearby.
- Place brie cheese in a corner next to fruit.
- Scatter cheese throughout and in between crackers.
How far in advance can I make a charcuterie box?
Can I Prepare a Charcuterie Board Ahead of Time? Yes, you can either prepare the entire board or prepare the cured meat and cheese ahead of time. Up to 24 hours before, as long as the board is wrapped and refrigerated beforehand.