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Making the Perfect 4th of July Cheese Board

Making the Perfect 4th of July Cheese Board

With the 4th of July right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about recipes that can set your party apart from the rest because the traditional cookout staples, like burgers, hot dogs, and fireworks, can only get you so far. So to truly make the culinary experience of your party special, we’re going to show you how to put a more seasonal spin on the typical cheese board experience!

That’s right—we’re talking a red, white, and blue cheese board, all to ring in America’s birthday in style.

This is a simple way to create something a little more special, that’s both premium and visually compelling. 

So, get your red, white, and blue ready to amp up your cheeseboard game, and create the most vibrant cheese board experience that’s sure to please all your guests’ senses. 

Ps. If you put this recipe to the test for your next get together (or night in!), we want to see it. Make sure you post it on social media with #lifesbestserved to get featured. 

What You’ll Need:
As long as you’re sticking to red, white, and blue, the specifics are really up to you. But we do have a few recommendations to get you started. 

The Red

  • Pepperoni 
  • Soppressata
  • Red Pepper Jelly 
  • Cherries
  • Strawberries 
  • Raspberries (Raspberry reserves works great too!)
  • Watermelon 

The Blue

  • Blueberries
  • Dark Grapes
  • Blue Grain Chips/Crackers

The White

  • Water Crackers
  • Popcorn (Add some truffle oil or salt for a premium, gluten-free twist!)
  • Crusty Italian Bread

The Cheeses

  • Jarlsberg® Original, Lite, and/or Smoked
  • (Optional: Any selection of Feta, Cheddar, Brie, Bleu Cheese, Gouda & Goat make great additions)
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Where To Buy

In addition to all major grocery stores, you can find Jarlsberg® at your local gourmet deli in the specialty cheese section.
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