A graze board, also known as a charcuterie board, is the perfect way to serve up small bites of delicious food for your next party or gathering. The best part about these boards is that they can be completely personalized to suit any taste buds. Whether you want savory or sweet, salty or spicy- there’s something for everyone! In this blog post, we’ll share 35 different ideas for graze boards that will take your event from boring to wow!
If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a fun and interesting menu for your next gathering of family and friends. Graze boards and charcuterie boards that are perfect for any party or gathering.
Whether you’re hosting a party or looking for a new way to entertain your guests, graze boards and charcuterie boards are great options. Graze boards can be used as an appetizer station at the beginning of the night, or in lieu of a traditional meal altogether.
Either way, they provide guests with small bites that leave them feeling satisfied without being too full from one large dish.
What is a graze board?
A graze board (or charcuterie board) is a serving platter with cheeses, meat, and bread. Other popular additions to the charcuterie spread include fruit jams or spreads, nuts, olives, and pickled vegetables. And these days, you’ll find all kinds of graze boards as folks get more and more creating when putting together grazing boards.
You can learn more about how to make your own grazing charcuterie board by reading The Ultimate Guide on How to Make a Delicious Charcuterie Board here.
Why You’ll Love Serving a Graze Board
- Grazing boards are easy to put together with minimal preparation involved.
- Minimal clean-up is required.
- There is often no need to cook anything at all.
- Picky eaters can pick and choose what they want to eat.
- Graze boards make a pretty presentation for any party.
- You can make a beautiful board with whatever ingredients you have on hand.
35 Graze Board Ideas You Need to Try
So, whether you’re hosting a party or just want to have an evening of games with friends, these ideas for graze boards and charcuterie boards are sure to be the perfect addition.
From easy recipes that will delight your guests all night long to beautiful presentations that make it look like you’ve been slaving away in the kitchen all day- there’s something for everyone!
Trader Joe's Charcuterie Board
Meat Lovers Charcuterie Board (Great for Entertaining)
Meat Lovers Charcuterie Board is a great addition to any family gathering, holiday or celebration. Made with smoked chicken, pork, homemade sausages, delicious cheese, olives, fresh fruit, crusty bread and crackers.
The Ultimate Breakfast Charcuterie Tray
Graze boards are popular right now and they are so adaptable to any type of event or activity. You can make a simple charcuterie board or be as elaborate as you want. This Ultimate Breakfast Charcuterie Tray is perfect for family time or a romantic morning.
How to Build A Simple Charcuterie Board Under $30
Christmas Charcuterie Board
Charcuterie boards are perfect for the holidays! You can make a beautiful Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board to feed your guests and wow them with your table decor in just a few minutes.
50 Vegan Charcuterie Board Ideas
50+ Ideas for a Kids' Charcuterie Board
How to Make a Simple Charcuterie Board While Camping
Make an easy and budget-friendly picnic or camping charcuterie board with this fun tutorial. A downloadable shopping list is included.
Autumn Cheese Board (Vegetarian)
Keep entertaining easy with a beautiful Vegetarian Autumn Cheese Board filled with a variety of fresh fruit, crackers, dips, and cheese. Ready in just minutes, pair a selection of cheeses with a few of your favorite wines and get the party started!
Colorful Spring Cheese Board
Today I’m celebrating my food blogging journey with a Colorful Spring Cheese Board complete with colorful fruits, yummy cheeses, salty meats, carbs, and chocolate.
Mexican-Inspired Charcuterie Board
Mexican-Inspired Graze Boards combine the best meats, cheeses, and condiments from Mexican cuisine into one epic board.
Festive Charcuterie Grazing Board
Festive Charcuterie Boards are going to be the hit of your party. Wow your guests with a little creativity and your favorite meats and cheeses.
How to Make the Best Vegan Charcuterie Board - Sugar Spice
The Ultimate Appetizer Board
The holidays are the perfect time for get-togethers with family and friends and believe it or not, those get-togethers do not need to be stressful!! I created The Ultimate Appetizer Board using delicious ingredients that are readily available at your local grocery store to keep things as stress-free as possible.
Caprese Christmas Tree
This fun Caprese Christmas tree recipe is perfect to celebrate the season as it has all the yummy Caprese flavors you love like fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, and then topped with a balsamic glaze. This is the perfect addition to your holiday party or buffet table this year.
Christmas Wreath Charcuterie Board
Candy Cane charcuterie Board
Take your favorite party appetizer and make it festive! This Candy Cane Charcuterie Board is our new favorite holiday grazing board that's packed full of holiday colors and flavors but with everything you love from a classic charcuterie board!
How to Make a Perfect Summer Cheeseboard
How to make a perfect summer cheeseboard in just 10 minutes, including all my food styling tips for a stunning board!
Beer Cheese Fondue Board Recipe ~ Barley & Sage
This beer cheese fondue board is one of my favorite fall appetizers! It's super easy to make and sure to be the star of any party spread!
Dark Chocolate Fondue Board
In just 10 minutes you can have this rich, creamy dark chocolate fondue! Serve on a board with all your favorite dippers for a romantic Valentine's day spread!
Pancake Board (Breakfast Charcuterie Platter)
Easy, Breakfast Charcuterie Board�
Looking for a fun twist on a traditional charcuterie board? Whip up this breakfast charcuterie board complete with corn meal waffles!
A Grazing Board for the Holidays!
Create a delicious grazing board fit for the holidays! Cheese, meats, crackers, fruit, nuts and more make this board a perfect addition to your holiday gathering!
How to Create a Fun Mother’s Day Brunch Board
A brunch grazing board is a super fun way to do breakfast and brunch! This brunch board is easy to pull together and customize, and is lovely for a weekend or special occasion!
Perfect Picnic Charcuterie Board
French-inspired entertaining is not only fun, but it’s really beautiful. I had as much fun picking out the authentic elements for my charcuterie board as I did eating the food!
Italian Antipasto Charcuterie Board
The perfect addition to any party or get together. This Italian Antipasto Charcuterie Board is easy to put together and holds all the delicious Italian finger foods that guests love to eat. Perfect for a family or friend get together, or holiday party idea.
Love, Em: Creating The Best Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board
A Christmas movie night isn't complete without a hot chocolate. Here's how to make an easy and stunning hot chocolate charcuterie board for all the family to enjoy!
Ice Cream Sundae Charcuterie Board
Move over meat and cheese! This Ice Cream Sundae Charcuterie Board is perfect for a special night at home or get together!
Picnic Charcuterie Board
This picnic graze board, or snack box, makes the ultimate easy and fun portable food. Perfect for a picnic or a camping or fishing trip. Did someone say snack attack?
Ideas for Your Tropical Themed Charcuterie Board and Grazing Table
A tropical themed charcuterie board and grazing table can lend itself to all kinds of parties including a Hawaiian Luau or even Caribbean inspired parties.
Gluten-Free Charcuterie and Cheeseboard Perfect for Entertaining
There’s nothing quite like a serving up a stunning gluten-free graze board. No matter what time of year it is, it makes one beautiful centerpiece or conversation starter at any gathering.
Red, White and Blue Charcuterie Board
Epic Baseball Themed Charcuterie Board
Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board
This easy hot cocoa charcuterie - or choc-cuterie - is perfect for winter holidays, or after a fun day of sledding, skiing or snowmobiling!
Elegant Fruit Cheese Platter
An elegant cheese board doesn't need to be hard. This post will give help you figure out how much cheese you need and which fruits and nuts pair well with them!
More Grazing Board and Charcuterie Board Ideas
- The Ultimate Guide on How to Make a Delicious Charcuterie Board
- Must-Have Accessories for the Perfect Charcuterie Board
- The Best Breakfast Grazing Platter Ideas: Fun and Delicious!
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