Charcuterie boards are a work of art, carefully curated with an assortment of cured meats, artisanal cheeses, freshly baked bread, breadsticks, and a variety of accompaniments such as imported olives, roasted red peppers, pickled onions, cornichons (to add brininess), various fruit preserves (fig, apple, raspberry…etc), nuts,crackers, as well as an assortment of other options. The sky is the limit when it comes to this artful food display.
The boards are not only visually stunning but also offer a delightful combination of flavors and textures that tantalize the taste buds.
I love a well-crafted charcuterie board. I love how you can customize every board to fit the mood, or theme of each celebration or gathering. I’ve tried my hand at creating charcuterie boards several times, before I realized that I’m not all that talented in this area of showcasing food.
Although I consider myself a creative person, my charcuterie creations never look like my original vision. It’s time for me to say, “Let’s just leave it up to the professionals who know best” when it comes to designing a beautiful, well-crafted charcuterie board.
Monmouth County, New Jersey, offers a plethora of options for charcuterie enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking to indulge in a delicious assortment of cured meats, artisan cheeses, and delectable accompaniments at your home during a private gathering, or in a restaurant, or hall with family and friends, these establishments and businesses are sure to satisfy your cravings.
Here are some of the best places to find charcuterie boards in Monmouth County: