Nothing is easier and more sophisticated than an assortment of artisanal cheeses, fresh fruits, and bread. It's a bonus for your guests if you put "nametags" on the cheeses so they'll know which ones they're enjoying.
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- Calcium: 264mg
- Calories: 193
- Calories from fat: 1%
- Carbohydrate: 1g
- Cholesterol: 49mg
- Fat: 16g
- Fiber: 0g
- Iron: 0mg
- Protein: 12mg
- Saturated fat: 10g
- Sodium: 476mg
- 1 1/4 pounds Great Hill Blue, Point Reyes' Original Blue, or Cowgirl Creamery's Red Hawk
- 1 pound Pierre Robert, Bingham Hill's Poudre Puff, or Sally Jackson's Guernsey
- 1 1/4 pounds Appleby's Cheshire, Cabot Creamery's Vintage Choice Cheddar, or Grafton Village Cheese Company's Four Star Cheddar
- Red or green grapes Pears, apples or clementines
- Assorted breads and crackers
- Cheese tastes best at room temperature, so take your selections out of the refrigerator 2 hours before the party begins. Decorate the platters with the fruit. Serve with the bread and crackers.
- Note: Offer 3 different types of cheese, and label them so guests don't have to guess what they are eating and will know the name if they want to buy some for themselves.
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