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Valentine’s Day charcuterie heart box

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Spoil your special someone this Valentine's Day with a homemade Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box – an unforgettable, delicious way to show them how much you care!

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

It doesn't get any better than combining your culinary skills and love into one unique gift. Plus the romantic heart shape presentation will warm any heart.

Showcase all their favorite cheeses, crackers and meats in a heart-shaped box that they'll definitely appreciate.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Why You’ll Love This Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

  • It's a unique and thoughtful gift idea for Valentine's Day.
  • It's a fun and interactive way to share a meal with your loved one.
  • It allows you to customize the selection of cheeses, meats, and crackers to your significant other's tastes.
  • It's a great way to impress your significant other with your culinary skills.
  • It's a perfect for a romantic evening at home or as a centerpiece for a Valentine's Day party.
  • It's a delicious way to show your love and appreciation for your significant other.
  • It's a heart shaped box that will make a beautiful display piece in your home.
  • It's a great way to spend quality time together while creating memories that will last a lifetime.

THE FULL INGREDIENT LIST AND DIRECTIONS ARE FOUND BELOW IN THE PRINTABLE RECIPE CARD.

Equipment Needed to Make Charcuterie Heart Box

Ingredients For Your Charcuterie Heart Box

Cheese: 

  • Brie, Heart 
  • Cheddar, Cubes 
  • Pepper Jack, Cubes 
  • Tapas Spanish Cheese 
  • Colby Jack Slices, Hearts 
  • Blueberry Goat Cheese 

Meat:

  • Salami 
  • Genoa Salami 
  • Uncured Sweet Sopressata 
  • Uncured Sweet Capocollo 
  • Prosciutto 

Other: 

How To Make A Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Step 1: Start with Salami Rose

Take your first slice of salami and place half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box
Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Take your second piece of salami and place it halfway over the first layer, half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim. 

Take your third piece of salami and place it halfway over the second layer, half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim of the glass.

Keep going around the glass until you’ve used all 9 pieces of salami.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Take your glass, turn it upside down, and lightly press the salami pieces on top of the board.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Up, upside down, then remove the salami from the shot glass, and set the rose to the side. 

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Step 2: Cut out the Brie

Use a large heart cookie cutter and press out the heart shape in the Brie.

Using a mini heart-shaped cookie cutter press out a tiny heart in the top corner.

Step 3: Assemble, Serve, and Enjoy

Place the heart-shaped brie cheese on the board. Now add the sliced blueberry goat cheese, salami rosette, and chocolate half heart on the board.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Surround the brie wheel with rolled salami, rolled pepperoni, rolled prosciutto, and rolled dry Coppa. Now place the chunks and slices of cheese on the board. 

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Place the fruits, meats, olives, and crackers on the board in various locations.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Take your extra items or garnishes and fill in the holes.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Serve and enjoy!

This recipe yields 6 to 7 servings and can be prepared under 45 minutes.

What to Serve with Your Charcuterie Heart Box

Appetizer or Dessert

When serving your Charcuterie Heart Box, it's important to consider the different flavors and textures of the cheeses, meats, and crackers you've selected. A good rule of thumb is to pair strong and bold flavors with milder options, and to offer a variety of textures to keep things interesting.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

This Valentine's Day charcuterie board will look great on any table. Your guests' mouths will water for more with a fun assortment of sweet little snacks. Give the gift of love with this romantic charcuterie board that will make anyone smile.

Drinks

Serve with champagne or sparkling wine for a more traditional twist. The amount of sugar on this board can be offset with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

Popular Substitutions & Additions

Also, aim for variety, as this board can be completely customized to your liking. For a little extra flair, try the following:

  • vegetables and fruits
  • nuts
  • something salty to balance out the sweetness
  • desserts (pre-made or homemade) (such as cookies)
  • dipping sauces and spreads

There are no limitations to what you can use on this board. Perhaps you could design your board around a specific theme or color scheme. Remember to include the recipient's favorite treats when making a sweet snack board as a gift.

Also, here are a few suggestions of what to serve with your Charcuterie Heart Box:

  • Bread or crackers to add a crunchy texture
  • Fruits like grapes, berries, or dried fruits to add a sweet and tangy contrast
  • Nuts like almonds, walnuts, or hazelnuts for a crunchy and nutty taste
  • Olives or pickles for a tangy and salty taste
  • Wine, beer, or champagne for a pairing drink
  • Dips like hummus, mustard, or honey for added flavor

You can also consider the seasonality and availability of ingredients.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

How To Store Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Best Way To Store Charcuterie Heart Box Leftover

Sure, having a charcuterie board is nice for any occasion, but you don't want to waste any leftovers. Make sure to put leftovers in resealable plastic bags or containers.

How Long Will Charcuterie Heart Box Last In the Fridge?

The charcuterie board can be kept in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving, but make sure to give it 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Can I Freeze Charcuterie Heart Box

Some of the items on a charcuterie board. This causes the texture and flavor of the food to deteriorate. However, if the board has fruits and vegetables, these items can be frozen.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Charcuterie Heart Box FAQs

Can I keep the charcuterie board in the refrigerator?

No, while it is not necessary to refrigerate the entire charcuterie board, knowing which items are better cold and which are better at room temperature will improve the overall experience.

Can you serve charcuterie on any board? 

Yes, you can use any shape or size of board you want; it doesn't have to be wooden. Anything will do, including round lazy Susan type boards or large rounds with handles.

Can this charcuterie board have a healthier and guilt-free version? 

Yes, vegan alternatives, gluten-free, sugar-free, and minimally processed foods can be added to your charcuterie board for a healthier option.

Can I make this board in as little as 20 minutes? 

Yes. With the ingredients for this board already available, the key is to organize the items by group. With this, you can arrange the items in the board as easy and swiftly as possible.

Can I make this charcuterie board with store-bought items? 

Yes! That's what makes assembling a dessert charcuterie board so simple. However, store-bought items such as cookies and candies can also be used.

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Other Charcuterie Board Recipes You’ll Love

When it comes to Valentine's Day, words may not be enough to express everything you want to say.

With a Charcuterie Heart Box, you can show your loved ones how much you care. 

This Valentine's Day, give your loved one something special, a token of your care and affection.

The Valentine's Charcuterie Heart Box is a lovely addition to dinner parties and entertaining guests.

It's the perfect centerpiece for any occasion. In addition to this charcuterie board, you can try these interesting recipes:

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box
Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

Valentine's Day Charcuterie Heart Box

This Valentine's Day, show your loved one how much you care with a delicious homemade charcuterie heart box! This unique gift combines your culinary skills and love into one unforgettable gesture.
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Course: Charcuterie Board
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Charcuterie Board, cheese, Valentine's Day Recipe, Valentine's Day Treats
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 1 board
Author: Jenn Farmer

Equipment

  • Heart Cookie Cutter, Large
  • Heart Cookie Cutter, Small
  • Heart Cookie Cutter, Mini
  • Chocolate Heart Mold
  • Heart Shaped Box
  • Heart Shaped Board (optional)
  • Heart Shaped Ramekin

Ingredients

Cheese

  • Brie Heart
  • Cheddar Cubes
  • Pepper Jack Cubes
  • Tapas Spanish Cheese
  • Colby Jack Slices Hearts
  • Blueberry Goat Cheese

Meat

  • Salami Hearts
  • Genoa Salami
  • Uncured Sweet Sopressata
  • Uncured Sweet Capocollo
  • Prosciutto

Other

  • Strawberries, Sliced
  • Grapes, Keep on the Stem
  • Jam
  • Raspberries
  • Green Olives
  • Crackers
  • Chocolate Coated Almonds
  • Chocolate Hearts
  • Jolly Rancher Candy Hearts

Instructions

Start with Salami Rose

  • Take your first slice of salami and place half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim.
  • Take your second piece of salami and place it halfway over the first layer, half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim.
  • Take your third piece of salami and place it halfway over the second layer, half of it in the glass with the remaining folded over the rim of the glass.
  • Keep going around the glass until you’ve used all 9 pieces of salami.
  • Take your glass, turn it upside down, and lightly press the salami pieces on top of the board.
  • Up, upside down, then remove the salami from the shot glass, and set the rose to the side.

Cut out the Brie

  • Use a large heart cookie cutter and press out the heart shape in the Brie.
  • Using a mini heart-shaped cookie cutter press out a tiny heart in the top corner.

Assemble, Serve, and Enjoy

  • Place the heart-shaped brie cheese on the board. Now add the sliced blueberry goat cheese, salami rosette, and chocolate half heart on the board.
  • Surround the brie wheel with rolled salami, rolled pepperoni, rolled prosciutto, and rolled dry Coppa.
  • Now place the chunks and slices of cheese on the board.
  • Place the fruits, meats, olives, and crackers on the board in various locations.
  • Take your extra items or garnishes and fill in the holes.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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WHAT'S NEXT

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