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Is a Charcuterie Board Good For Thanksgiving

  • 3 min read

Yes, a charcuterie board is an excellent addition to a Thanksgiving celebration! While Thanksgiving traditionally includes classic dishes like roast turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, incorporating a charcuterie board can offer a unique and appealing option for your guests. They provide a delicious and fun appetizer for guests to enjoy before or during the Thanksgiving feast.

Instead of having your family and guests annoy you with the endless bombardment of "Is dinner ready yet?" give them something to keep their mouths busy! A Thanksgiving charcuterie board is the perfect appetizer to set out while you wrap up cooking the mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey. Your family will be thrilled to have something to munch on, and you’ll have a few minutes of peace to finish up dinner.

Thankful for Cheese and Charcuterie

Cheese and charcuterie boards really have something for everyone! They typically feature a variety of cured meats, such as prosciutto, salami, and ham, as well as an assortment of cheeses, crackers, bread, and condiments like mustards, jams, or honey. The beauty of a charcuterie board is its versatility and customizable nature. It provides a mix of flavors and textures that can complement and balance the other dishes served during Thanksgiving. It also encourages mingling and grazing, creating a relaxed and social atmosphere during the meal. If you’re making your own, you can tailor it to suit your guests' preferences and dietary restrictions.

Thanksgiving Appetizer Option

A charcuterie board makes a fantastic appetizer or snack option before the main Thanksgiving feast, allowing guests to nibble while waiting for the turkey to finish cooking. It can also be a great addition to the post-dinner spread, providing an alternative for those wanting a lighter or more varied option. Whenever you decide to serve your charcuterie board, we’re confident that your guests will enjoy the distinctive flavors each Boarderie meat and cheese appetizer offers.

While a charcuterie board may not be a traditional Thanksgiving dish, it can definitely be a delightful and well-received addition to your Thanksgiving celebration, offering a variety of flavors and textures that complement the main meal and provide a visually appealing and interactive element to the gathering.

Order a Pre-Made Charcuterie Board from Boarderie

Hosting a Thanksgiving Day meal requires quite a bit of time for organizing, prepping and cooking. Offering guests a Boarderie grazing board to stave off hunger and encourage Turkey Day mingling is an easy option because they are already made for you! The charcuterie experts at Boarderie create meat and cheese platters that are artistically arranged and of catering quality. Not only are these cheese and charcuterie boards beautiful to look at, but they are also comprised of exceptional quality cured meats and artisanal cheese from Europe. Each provision is handcrafted in small batches, ensuring the ingredients are fresh and the flavor is outstanding.

Our appetizers are made to order. The ingredients for your order aren’t sliced and arranged until it's time to ship, so everything arrives at your door perfectly chilled and fresh. We never pre-make a cheese or charcuterie board or store it in the refrigerator until we receive an order for it.

Free Nationwide Shipping on Thanksgiving Charcuterie Boards

We ship our Thanksgiving cheese and charcuterie boards nationwide. Overnight shipping is always free whether you order one board or a dozen. Our online ordering system features a pre-scheduling option for customers who want to order early. You may also order and send boards to multiple addresses if you're shopping for more than one person.