EAT: Charcuterie 101

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  • 1 (5.2-ounce) round Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese
  • 24 ounces assorted salami
  • 8 ounces prosciutto
  • 1 cup Castelvetrano olives
  • 1/2 cup cornichons
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 4 ounces Port Salut, broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup fig jam
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots
  • Handful of raspberries
  • Assorted crackers
  • 2 French baguettes, sliced


  1. Fold thin salami into quarters and stack in a pile. Place ribbons of prosciutto to resemble waves.
  2. Position olives, cornichons, almonds, Port Salut, jam and apricots around the board as desired. Fill in spaces with remaining salami.
  3. Sprinkle raspberries next to cheese, and add assorted crackers and baguette slices.
  4. Unwrap Boursin cheese and place in the center of the board for a focal point.
  5. Serve and enjoy.