Shuga’ Mommas: (Back to the Basics) Simple Cheese Platter

Today’s post comes to us from former graduate wife and feature contributor for the blog, Tori.  Tori has graciously helped us put together a simple and charming little series called…

If you are anything like me, there are some basic kitchen tips that somehow got overlooked.  Tori is going to take us through some tutorials on basic kitchen skills like kneading dough and chopping vegetables.  For now, enjoy her first post on understanding and creating a simple well-rounded cheese platter.  For all you shuga’ momma grad wives out there, enjoy!

How do you create a well-rounded Cheese Platter?

Create your cheese platter to include a variety of textures and flavors.

I’ve listed five cheeses that should be easily to find in most well-stocked grocery stores.

Good accompaniments include table water crackers (there’s no strong flavor to compete with the cheese), grapes, figs, honey, nuts, and berries.

*Always let your cheeses sit out at room temperature for an hour before serving.  Cold cheese doesn’t have as much flavor as room temperature cheese.

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