The Ultimate Cheese Plate Anyone Can Make at Home — Guaranteed!

Cheese to food lovers is like icing to cakes — they just belong together. If you’re a foodie yourself, you’ve likely heard of Marissa Mullen before. The Brooklyn-based content creator and food stylist is taking the world by storm, one cheese plate at a time. And now, she’s made the ultimate charcuterie board anyone can try at home.

A grazing board

The Cheese Plate to End All Cheese Plates

Mullen’s debut book, That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life, was an absolute hit with hosts and cheese lovers around the world who now know how to make showstopping grazing boards that leave their guests insanely impressed (and hungry!). To help you, too, Mullen has shared her insights on how to assemble the perfect charcuterie board at home and wow everyone, including yourself.

How to Make This Cheese Board

Mullen's Cheese Board

Mullen’s cheese board includes 10 of her best tips that anyone, chef or not, can apply and experiment with.

Cheese Plate Ingredients

Start by prepping the following ingredients:

  • Cheeses — Brie, soft-ripened goat cheese, dill Havarti, truffle pecorino
  • Meats — Genoa salami, salami piccante
  • Produce — dried figs, dried cranberries, raspberries, Castelvetrano olives, green grapes
  • Crunch — candied nuts, shortbread cookies, Marcona almonds, flatbread crackers, fruit-and-nut crackers
  • Garnish — fresh rosemary
  • Dips — honeycomb