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Crunchmaster 🇺🇸 Independence Day Charcuterie Board

Crunchmaster 🇺🇸 Independence Day Charcuterie Board

Independence Day Charcuterie Board

Independence Day is a time for celebration, and what better way to mark the occasion than with a mouthwatering charcuterie board that combines delicious cheeses, flavorful meats, a medley of delightful accoutrements and Crunchmaster Crackers? Make this amazing patriotic-themed charcuterie board recipe from Queen City Boards that incorporates a variety of savory and sweet elements, creating a festive and indulgent spread that will impress your guests. Let's dive into the ingredients and bring out the flavors of this special occasion!

INGREDIENTS
Cheeses:

1. Merlot Belavitano: This semi-hard cheese infused with merlot wine exhibits a rich and fruity flavor that pairs well with cured meats and sweet accompaniments.

2. Prairie Breeze White Cheddar: Known for its sharpness and buttery texture, this white cheddar adds a delightful tang to the charcuterie board.

3. Camembert: A classic soft-ripened cheese with a creamy interior and bloomy rind, Camembert offers a smooth and mild taste that balances the flavors of the other ingredients.

4. Red Feather Pimento Cheese: A southern favorite, Red Feather Pimento Cheese brings a touch of nostalgia with its creamy texture and tangy, slightly spicy flavor.

Meats:

1. Calabrase: A spicy, dry-cured salami originating from the Calabria region of Italy, Calabrase offers a fiery kick that complements the cheeses and balances the sweetness of the fruits.

2. Finocchiona: Hailing from Tuscany, Finocchiona is a pork salami characterized by its distinctive fennel flavor, which adds a unique twist to the charcuterie board.

3. Genoa: A classic Italian salami, Genoa boasts a delicate balance of spices and a rich, meaty taste, making it a versatile and crowd-pleasing choice.

Accoutrements:

1. Local Wildflower Honey: Sweet and fragrant, local wildflower honey is a delightful addition that harmonizes with the cheeses and fruits, offering a luscious drizzle of natural sweetness.

2. Cocoa Quicos: These roasted corn nuts coated in a cocoa powder blend provide a crunchy and chocolatey element to the board, offering a playful twist on traditional nuts.

3. Black Seedless Grapes: With their burst of juiciness and subtle sweetness, black seedless grapes add a refreshing and palate-cleansing component to the charcuterie board.

4. Michigan Blueberries: Fresh and vibrant, Michigan blueberries lend a patriotic touch to the spread while providing a burst of tartness and natural sweetness.

5. Blackberries: Plump and juicy blackberries contribute a bold and tangy flavor profile to the board, contrasting beautifully with the other components.

6. Bing Cherries: These deep red cherries boast a sweet and slightly tart taste, adding a pop of color and a touch of elegance to the ensemble.

7. Candied Orange Zest: Offering a hint of citrusy sweetness and a chewy texture, candied orange zest brings a refreshing and aromatic element to the charcuterie board.

8. Marcona Almonds: Known for their buttery flavor and delicate crunch, Marcona almonds provide a savory note and complement the other ingredients perfectly.

9. Yogurt-Covered Pretzels: Enjoy this sweet and salty combination!

Serve with Crunchmaster Original Multi-seed Crackers 

This Independence Day, elevate your celebrations with a stunning charcuterie board that combines an array of exceptional cheeses, savory meats, and delectable accoutrements!

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