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The Perfect Summer Charcuterie Board Ideas

Summertime is the perfect season for enjoying picnics, backyard barbecues, and, most importantly, tantalizing charcuterie boards! At Dragonfly Wood Arts, we craft some of the most beautiful and unique wooden boards to serve your charcuterie. Here are 12 delicious and creative summer charcuterie ideas to serve on your Dragonfly Wood Arts board:

1. Tropical Paradise Board

  • Ingredients: Fresh pineapples, mangoes, kiwis, coconut flakes, prosciutto, spicy salami, brie, gouda, tropical fruit jam, and Hawaiian dinner rolls.
  • How to assemble: Arrange fruits and meats in a color-block style. Position cheeses in opposite corners and place jam and rolls nearby. Sprinkle coconut flakes for an added tropical touch.

2. Seafood Fiesta Board

  • Ingredients: Smoked salmon, cooked prawns, crab dip, cream cheese, capers, fresh dill, lemon wedges, assorted crackers, and baguette slices.
  • How to assemble: Arrange seafood items centrally, with capers and lemon on the side. Fan out crackers and baguette slices along the edges. Add cream cheese and crab dip, and garnish with fresh dill.
cherry and maple charcuterie board with cutlery farm fresh vegetables cheese and crackers

3. Fresh Farmers Market Board

  • Ingredients: Fresh heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, goat cheese, prosciutto, fresh basil, olive oil, balsamic glaze, and crusty bread.
  • How to assemble: Place veggies and prosciutto in sections, add goat cheese, drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze, and add fresh basil. Serve with crusty bread.

4. Sweet and Savory Summer Board

  • Ingredients: Fresh peaches, strawberries, blueberries, honey, brie, gorgonzola, prosciutto, salami, almond crackers, and a baguette.
  • How to assemble: Arrange fruits and meats separately. Place cheeses in the center and drizzle with honey. Add almond crackers and baguette slices around the edge.

5. Brunch Bonanza Board

  • Ingredients: Smoked salmon, cream cheese, sliced cucumbers, capers, bagels, fresh berries, granola, yogurt, and honey.
  • How to assemble: Place bagel halves, salmon, and cream cheese centrally. Add cucumber slices and capers. Arrange berries and granola around the edge, and serve with yogurt and honey.

6. BBQ Bliss Board

  • Ingredients: BBQ chicken wings, ribs, coleslaw, pickles, jalapeño cheddar, smoked gouda, cornbread, and fresh watermelon.
  • How to assemble: Arrange BBQ items on one side, add cheeses, coleslaw, and pickles. Slice cornbread and watermelon and arrange them around the board.
walnut and maple charcuterie board with cutlery smoked sausage brie grapes colby jack and crackers charcuterie gift

7. Greek Getaway Board

  • Ingredients: Fresh figs, kalamata olives, feta cheese, tzatziki sauce, hummus, pita bread, and grape leaves.
  • How to assemble: Place hummus and tzatziki sauce centrally. Arrange figs, olives, feta, and grape leaves around the sauces, and add pita bread on the side.

8. Mediterranean Magic Board

  • Ingredients: Prosciutto, salami, manchego, fresh grapes, olives, marinated artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, breadsticks, and a baguette.
  • How to assemble: Position meats and cheese centrally, and arrange grapes, olives, artichokes, and tomatoes separately. Serve with breadsticks and baguette slices.

9. All-American Board

  • Ingredients: Mini hot dogs, hamburger sliders, cheddar cheese, pickles, ketchup, mustard, potato chips, and fresh apple slices.
  • How to assemble: Position hot dogs and sliders centrally. Add cheese, pickles, ketchup, and mustard. Arrange chips and apple slices around the edge.

10. Veggie Vibes Board

  • Ingredients: Fresh cucumbers, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, hummus, baba ganoush, feta cheese, mixed nuts, and assorted crackers.
  • How to assemble: Position hummus and baba ganoush centrally, arrange veggies and cheese separately. Add mixed nuts and serve with crackers.
walnut and maple charcuterie board with cutlery salami and cheese pinwheel and assorted fruits and vegetables

11. Summer Night Delight Board

  • Ingredients: Smoked gouda, brie, fig jam, prosciutto, salami, fresh cherries, dark chocolate, walnuts, and assorted crackers.
  • How to assemble: Position cheeses and meats centrally, add fig jam. Arrange cherries, chocolate, and walnuts around the board. Serve with crackers.

12. Picnic Perfection Board

  • Ingredients: Ham and cheese pinwheels, fresh grapes, apple slices, celery sticks, peanut butter, blueberry muffins, and lemonade.
  • How to assemble: Arrange pinwheels, grapes, apple slices, and celery sticks. Add a bowl of peanut butter and some blueberry muffins. Serve with a refreshing lemonade.

These summer charcuterie board ideas are not only delicious but also visually stunning, especially when served on a Dragonfly Wood Arts board. Enjoy the sunny season with these delightful foodscapes that are sure to impress your friends and family.

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