What's better than a night spent with your favorite people gathered around a lavish platter overflowing with savory meats and cheese, fresh fruit and inventive apps? In this breathtaking collection from Kylie Mazon-Chambers, the writer / cook / photographer behind the popular food blog, Cooking with Cocktail Rings, you'll learn how to make and arrange the most gorgeous boards full of finger foods that are equally timeless and inspired. Use her styling tips to make your next cheese and charcuterie board a showstopper.
These are not your average charcuterie boards. Kylie's platters are brimming with indulgent, elegant flavors inspired by her travels from around the world. Gather friends and family on a warm summer night to enjoy a Summer Seafood Platter with Brown Butter Mini Lobster Rolls and Grilled Oysters with Chipotle-Lime Butter. Savor the bright flavors of a Greek-Inspired Board with Kylie's amazing Marinated Feta, classic Spanakopita Bites and Sweet and Spicy Tzatziki. Or, make a casual night in special with her simple yet elegant Date Night Cheese Board for Two.
Kylie walks you step-by-step through each board with detailed prep and arranging instructions to help you get that perfect, photo-worthy design finished before the first guest arrives. With Kylie's tricks for balancing no-prep elements like fruit, cheese and nuts with just a couple of homemade components, you can easily add a special touch to your parties that will leave a lasting impression on guests. Turn to this recipe and idea book for endless inspiration that will lead to many happy evenings savoring delicious, one-of-a-kind spreads with those you love.
Kylie Mazon-Chambers is the founder, cook and photographer behind the blog Cooking with Cocktail Rings. She has been featured in Eater, on PBS and more. Kylie lives in Los Angeles, California.