Gift Guide for Charcuterie Lovers

What do you get someone who loves charcuterie? These are some of the best gifts for charcuterie lovers.

Charcuterie is having a big moment right now. Who can say no to delicious bites of cured meat, cheese, cracker, nuts, fruit, etc? Charcuterie boards are also so quick and easy to throw together because they include lots of ready-made items that you artfully arrange on your own board or platter.

Here are a few gifts any fan of charcuterie is sure to love.

collage of charcuterie based gifts

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Charcuterie Boards

The most popular boards for charcuterie are either wooden or slate. Marble is also a popular choice but acidic foods may cause etching and staining.

Wooden Boards

Etsy is one of my favorite places to shop for handmade goods. They have a gorgeous selection of handmade wooden charcuterie boards. Here are a few of my favorites.

Photo Credit: ALF Crafts

1. Serving Tray with Resin Art

This gorgeous wood and resin charcuterie board reminds me of waves gently washing up on a sandy beach. The boards come in a range of sizes from a mini-board that measures 8″ by 6″ to an extra-large board that measures 21” to 23” long. Each board is made with resin that is FDA approved for direct food contact.

You can also purchase matching coasters and add customized engraving.

2. Funny Divided Charcuterie Board

This humorous charcuterie board includes funny sayings engraved into the divided board. The board is available in two sizes 6″ by 7.5″ and 10″ by 12″ and is made from maple. The board is sealed with food-safe, 100% natural tung oil.

Personalized engraving can also be added.

Photo Credit: SHANIK Store

3. Acacia Wooden Serving Board

This beautiful divided board measures 13.88″ by 19.88″ and includes two removable ceramic bowls as well as hidden cutlery. This serving board is made of Acacia Wood that is naturally water-resilient and highly durable.

Personalized engraving can also be added.

Photo Credit: DIY DUO Store

4. “How To Charcute”

New to charcuterie? This “How To Charcute” charcuterie board maps out the locations of all of the necessary ingredients. The board measures 11″ by 18″ and comes with 2 oz of food-grade mineral oil and instructions on how to properly care for and season your board.

Personalized engraving can also be added.

Photo Credit: Marners Wood Products

5. Walnut Farmhouse Platter

This stunning walnut charcuterie board includes a lip around the edge to keep your ingredients from rolling off the board as you transport them from the kitchen to your guests. The board measures 20″ by 13″ and is oiled with USP food-grade mineral oil to prevent drying and cracking and bring out the natural color of the wood.

Photo Credit: Honeycomb Woodcrafts

6. Long Wooden Grazing Board

Looking for an extra-large charcuterie board? This board measures 34″ by 10.75″ and has a 1.5 edge to keep all of your goodies from escaping.

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Photo Credit: Sugar Tree Gallery

7. Personalized Cheese Board

Looking for the perfect wedding gift? This charcuterie board can be customized with the recipient’s names and the date of your choice. The board measures 6″ by 15″ and is available in white oak, hickory, hard maple, or mahogany.

Coordinating coasters and cutting boards are also available.

8. Long Serving Tray

Hosting a large sit-down gathering? This 48-inch long charcuterie board is perfect for going down the center of a dining room table. The board is available in black, brown, white, gray, and gold. Handly choices include gold, silver, or black.

Additional customization is also available.

9. Bamboo Cheese Board

Short on space? Try this compact swivel cheese board which collapses down into a smaller wedge for easy storage. Once extended the board measures 18″ in diameter and includes a storage compartment for the included 3-piece knife set.

10. Food Grade Mineral Oil

To keep your wooden charcuterie board looking its best you will want to apply mineral oil regularly.

Slate Boards

If purchasing a slate board be sure to include some white chalk as well to easily label each ingredient.

Photo Credit: Scratch That Etch

11. Slate Charcuterie Board

Create individual charcuterie boards with these customizable slate boards. These slate boards come in a variety of sizes from 5″ by 7″ to 8″x10″.

Personalized engraving can also be added.

Use coupon code LOVEIT10 for 10% off on any purchase.

Photo Credit: L and P Custom Engraving

12. Slate Board with Handles

What’s even better than a beautiful slate charcuterie board? A slate board with handles! This board measures 9.84″ by 13.78″.

Personalized engraving can also be added.

Charcuterie Accessories

Cheese Knives

When cutting cheese for a charcuterie board you never want to cut it on your presentation board to avoid scratching or staining your board.

Hard cheeses can be cut into slices while soft cheeses can be cut into wedges to make them easier to spread.

13. Prodyne CK-300 Multi-Use Cheese Fruit and Veggie Knife

This is one of the top-rated best-selling cheese knives available on Amazon. It has a 5.5 inch serrated stainless steel blade and a full tang for added support when cutting harder cheeses. The open blade surface keeps soft cheeses like brie and Camembert from sticking to the blade.

14. Boska Holland Cheese Slicer and Plane

Best for hard cheeses, the flexible blade of this slicer easily glides across the cheese while the oak wood handle fits comfortably in your hand.

15. ZWILLING J.A. Henckels Cheese Knife Set

This set of three cheese knives accommodates a variety of cheeses. The pronged knife works as both a cheese fork and hard cheese slicer, while the perforated knife is perfect for soft cheeses. The short, pointed knife has a sharp blade that is great for breaking apart aged cheeses. The offset handles mean you won’t hit your knuckles on the cutting board as you slice.

Dip and Cheese Spreaders

Photo Credit: Prose and Polish

16. Hand Stamped Vintage Cheese Spreaders

These vintage cheese spreaders are engraved with witty cheese-themed sayings. Each knife is unique and measures approximately 6″ long.

Photo Credit: Riverwood Trading Co

17. Handmade Wooden Cheese Spreader

These wooden cheese spreaders are about 7″ in length and 1″ wide. They are made from cherry, walnut, or maple and work great to spread butter or your favorite jam or dip. Each knife is treated with a blend of organic beeswax and coconut oil.

18. Melamine Cheese Spreaders

These cute colorful cheese spreaders are made from high-quality glazed melamine. Each set includes four 6″ spreaders. Melamine is scratch and shatter-resistant, BPA-free, and nonabsorbent.

Small Spoons

Photo Credit: Salt of the Earth NC

19. Small Pottery Spoon

Each small stoneware spoon is made from speckled brown clay and is glazed with a durable food-safe glaze making these spoons safe for the dishwasher, microwave, and oven. Miniature spoons are perfect for scooping out a variety of jams, spreads, and dips.

20. Small Wooden Spoons

Each package contains six mini handmade wooden spoons that are 5.3″ long and 1.2″ in diameter.

21. Stainless Steel Mini Spoons

This set of six stainless steel spoons measure 4.7″ in length.

Small Bowls and Platters

Small bowls are great for containing tiny items like roasted nuts and dried fruit to keep your charcuterie board organized.

stack of ceramic bowls on a wooden counter
Photo Credit: Hands On Ceramics

22. Ceramic Multipurpose Ramekins

These small bowls are thrown on a potter’s wheel and are the perfect accompaniment to your charcuterie platter. Each bowl is 3.75″ wide and is food, microwave, and dishwasher safe.

small wooden bowls filled with nuts, seeds, and dried fruit
Photo Credit: Artis Raw

23. Handmade Mini Wooden Bowls

This set of six small olive wood bowls are perfect for holding nuts, seeds, and dried fruit.

stack of blue glass bowls

24. Fused Glass Small Bowls

This set of six bowls come in a variety of colors and measure 3.25″ in diameter. They are colored with food-safe pigments and are dishwasher safe.

25. White 6oz Ramekin Bowls

Basic ramekins will also work well to keep your charcuterie board neat. Plus when you are not using them to hold snacks you can cook up some delicious creme brulee.

Ingredient Markers

Easily allow guests to identify what type of cheese they are enjoying.

Photo Credit: Le Rustic Chic

26. Custom Wire Cheese Markers

These wire cheese markers can be customized to spell out your favorite cheeses and are available in a variety of colors. Each marker is approximately 4″ tall with 1″ tall letters.

Photo Credit: Lets Engrave It

27. Chalkboard Cheese Markers

Label not just cheese but any dish with this set of four easily customizable chalkboard food tags. Each tag measures 2.5″ by 3″. Write on each label with chalk and then wipe off to clean.

Photo Credit: Olio Studio LA

28. Modern Cheese Markers

These laser engraved wooden cheese markers are helpful for labeling some of the most common types of cheeses. This set includes seven 3.5″ tall markers.

Photo Credit: Respun Handmade

29. Vintage Hand Stamped Cheese Markers

These vintage upcycled fork cheese markers can be customized with your favorite cheeses. Hand-stamped vintage silverplate forks are a unique way to label all of these cheeses on your charcuterie board.

Photo Credit: Sumiko

29. Blank Ceramic Cheese Markers

Use a permanent marker to label these ceramic cheese markers and then wash them off with just water to reuse them for your next party. Each set includes five 2.5″ wide labels.

Cheese Storage

In case you have leftovers of your favorite cheeses. These storage solutions will help maintain the cheese’s freshness and flavor for longer.

30. Formaticum Cheese Storage Bags

These polyethylene and wax-coated cheese storage bags allow the cheese to breathe regulating the humidity level inside of the bag so that your cheese is neither too dry nor too moist which extends its storage life.

31. Butter and Cheese Huggers

These silicone food huggers come in five different sizes to easily cover a variety of leftover cheeses.

Charcuterie Cookbooks

Not sure where to start? There are several cookbooks that will walk you through the steps to create the perfect charcuterie board for any occasion.

32. Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards for Any Occasion by Maegan Brown

This book is filled with ideas to create fifty different snacking boards. Each board has a theme some of which include, Build-Your-Own Parfait Board, Mediterranean Mezze Board, and a S’mores Board. Every board is accompanied by a large photo of the final board and step-by-step instructions to recreate it.

33. That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life by Marissa Mullen

Marissa Mullen’s easy-to-follow Cheese by Numbers method breaks cheese plates down into their basic components – cheese, meat, produce, crunch, dip, and garnish.

34. Savor: Entertaining with Charcuterie, Cheese, Spreads & More! by Kimberly Stevens

This book includes information on how to pair cheeses, meats, and condiments together to create a delicious charcuterie board. There are also over 100 recipes for crackers and bread, preserves, pickles, flavored nuts, dips, spreads, and desserts

35. Platters and Boards: Beautiful, Casual Spreads for Every Occasion by Shelly Westerhausen

This book contains forty different recipes to create boards that are perfect to serve for breakfast, brunch, or as an appetizer.

Looking for more culinary gift guides? Check out my gift guide for the sourdough baker or the gardener who loves to cook.

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