Thanksgiving Cheese Board

Rating:

Total Time:

20 minutes

Difficulty:

Easy

You knew it was coming. The most epic Thanksgiving Cheese Board to kick start the Thanksgiving feast!

Thanksgiving Cheese Board from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

In the grand scheme of Thanksgiving, easy to prep parts of the meal are the way to go. I love a shortcut on a day when there are 10+ items on the menu. This Thanksgiving Cheese Board requires zero cooking, per usual, and really is just a collection of some of my most favorite things artfully arranged. Ready – let’s break it down!

There are lots of cheeses and meats, plenty of olives, dried fruits, crostini, bread sticks, nuts, pickled things, mini apples and persimmons. I went for a bit of a darker theme this year to match the full table spread, which means there’s a lot of orange on there in the way of persimmons and mimolette cheese! I added a variety of crackers (just grabbed a few various crackers from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods that varied in color) plus some castelvetrano olives and a mixture from my favorite olive bar. I threw some honeycomb on top of a wheel of brie and some candied nuts on top of a triple creme. AND some marinated artichoke hearts. Simply drain the canned artichoke hearts and toss them with a vinaigrette and boom.

Thanksgiving Cheese Board from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Basically it’s everything anyone could want! Have at it, and tag me in your pics when you make it at home!

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Talk about the appetizer to end all appetizers! This thanksgiving cheese board has a little something for everyone and best part is there is no cooking involved!

By:
Gaby Dalkin
Rating:
Servings:
10
Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
0 minutes
Total Time:
20 minutes
Course:
Appetizer
Cuisine:
American

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Olives I used castelvetrano, and a mixed olive concoction from Whole Foods
  • 6 ounces Thinly Sliced Prosciutto
  • 6 ounces Thinly Sliced Salami
  • 1/2 cup Marcona Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Candied Walnuts
  • 5 kinds of assorted cheeses (triple creme, brie, mimolette, manchego and a blue)
  • 1 piece Honeycomb
  • 1/2 cup Spiced Cashews
  • Various Crackers
  • 1/2 cup Marinated artichokes
  • 2 whole Persimmons
  • 1 cup Dried fruit
  • Breadsticks

Instructions

  • Arrange everything on a large platter in small groupings. Serve immediately.
Thanksgiving Cheese Board: Chef Vision

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Adam Pearson / Recipe by What’s Gaby Cooking

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31 comments

    • Gaby

      its a galvanized steel tray – i’ve seen them at target and on amazon! Not sure where this exact one was from

  1. leah

    What is the sliced cheese with the dark rind to the left of the dried apricots ?

  2. Liz @ Floating Kitchen

    Just give me this and the desserts and I’d be happy. I can totally skip the main meal! Lol. Looks epic!

  3. Jeanine

    Your cheese boards are ALWAYS perfection! I love how you incorporated persimmons – such an underrated fruit!

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