Ham-and-Cheese Skewers

Charles Walton IV

Thread blue cheese wedges, apple slices, cubes of deli ham, and fresh watercress leaves onto wooden skewers for a super fast, super easy appetizer

Yield: Makes about 60 skewers
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  • 1/2 pound (3/4-inch-thick) sliced smoked Virginia deli ham
  • 1 (5-oz.) blue cheese wedge
  • 1 large Gala apple, sliced
  • 1 bunch fresh watercress
  • 60 (4-inch) wood or metal skewers


  1. 1. Cut ham into 3/4-inch cubes. Carefully break cheese into 60 small pieces. Cut apple slices into thirds.
  2. 2. Thread cheese, apple, watercress leaves, and ham onto skewers. Stand skewers upright, ham ends down, on a serving plate.

Assemble up to one hour ahead, cover with damp paper towels, and chill. Serve coarse-grain mustard or chutney alongside the skewers.

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