The art and practice of building the perfect cheese board.
Cheese is the yin to chocolate's yang, a sublime, handmade food that adds zing to any holiday table. It's rich but, like chocolate, it satisfies in small quantities. Liz Thorpe, author of The Cheese Chronicles, recommends a range of cheeses and gives tips to bring it all together.
You don't need a lot of it to feed your crowd. Plan for 1 ounce of each cheese per person if you're serving 3 to 5 cheeses. Cut that in half if you want to serve more cheeses.
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