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How to Build the Perfect Charcuterie Board
July 5, 2019

How to Build the Perfect Charcuterie Board

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The first day of Summer is HERE! Welcome to the season of garden parties, bridal showers, backyard barbecues, and the delicious food and drink that accompany these gatherings. Whether you're hosting a party or attending, give the grillmaster some competition and wow your friends by following our guide to building the ultimate crowd-pleasing gourmet appetizer, the infamous Charcuterie Board. Watch as Wally's Specialty Foods Director, Kurt Gurdal, walks you through how we build our renowned deluxe Boards here at Wally's - and shares some tips about how you can shop for, and build your own at home. The three major components to a perfect board are cured meats, accoutrements, and bread, but the variety in each category is endless and completely up to you! Shop our favorite linked products list below to get you started! Have fun, enjoy, and cheers to Summer!




5J Jamon Iberico de Bellota

Wally's Price: $171.00

Acorn-fed 100% ibérico ham par excellence, in original format and brought to you directly from our centuries-old curing cellars. Every ham is unique and lives up to the highest expectations of flavour, texture and aroma to seduce each of your senses from the very first bite. An authentic Cinco Jotas ham, well carved, is like a work of sculpted art, and astonishes ham lovers everywhere with the unique nuances of the most exclusive ham in the world. - Producer Notes



Charlito's Cocina Trufa Seca 5 Oz

Wally's Price: $16.99

This deliciously sensual incarnation of cured goodness will surely arouse your senses. Made with pasture raised, heritage breed pork and Seasoned with black truffles and mineral rich sea salt, this is a striking example of how minimal ingredients can produce a world unto itself of complexity. Dry-Cured for up to two months. Not heat treated or smoked. Enjoy with leisure! - Producer Notes

Fermin Iberico Chorizo Chub

Wally's Price: $14.99

Enjoy the Jewel of Spanish Gastronomy! Recognized as one of the 4 aces of global gastronomy along with caviar, foie-gras and truffles, FERMIN Iberico Acorn-Fed Ham is an authentic treasure from Spain. Also known as the “Kobe beef of pork” because of its intense marbling, flavors and uniqueness, the FERMIN Iberico ham is the first authentic Iberico to enter the US market. Cured for a minimum of 36 months, this Iberico ham…melts in your mouth. - Producer Notes


North Country Hoguera

Wally's Price: $17.00

Best enjoyed on a baguette or added to a favorite Spanish recipe, our Sobrassada hits your tongue with a sultry surprise and fiery finish. Mixed with Hot Paprika, Chipotle and Cayenne, all from North Market Spices(Columbus, Ohio). We use 100% Berkshire pork for all of our chorizo. - Producer Notes


Fabrique Delices Truffle Mousse

Wally's Price: $9.99

Fabrique Délices offers the best and the most versatile line of Charcuterie in the United States. The Fabrique Delices Truffle Mousse is extremely decadent - containing Creamy chicken livers, Truffles and Cèpes (Porcini) marinated in Sherry wine. It's best paired on a traditional French Baguette and a glass of Merlot, Tawny Port, or Madeira Wine. - Producer Notes


Salame Di Manzo Wagyu Beef

Wally's Price: $48.00

Fabrique Délices offers the best and the most versatile line of Charcuterie in the United States. The Fabrique Delices Truffle Mousse is extremely decadent - containing Creamy chicken livers, Truffles and Cèpes (Porcini) marinated in Sherry wine. It's best paired on a traditional French Baguette and a glass of Merlot, Tawny Port, or Madeira Wine. - Producer Notes


Pio Tosini 20mo Prosciutto Di Parma

Wally's Price: $38.00

This sweet ham, cured in the town of Langhirano, bears the honorable mark of the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma signifying its exceptional quality and rigorous curing processes. In the traditional process, hams are cured for 400 days. At Pio Tosini, a curing time of over 500 days produces slow and even salt penetration, assuring the sweetest hams of uniform texture. - Producer Notes


Big Chet's Salami Red Table Meats

Wally's Price: $40.00

Styled after an Italian Finnochiona salame, Chet's is a creation of the charcuterie geniuses at Red Table Meat Co. in Minneapolis. This spicy red salami is crafted out of premium pork meat blended with spicy fennel, seasoned with spicy red pepper flakes, and a touch of white wine, all encased in a beef middle casing. The succulent pieces of buttery fat are silky on the tongue, tempering off the heat of the salame. - Producer Notes


Angels Savory Gourmet Duck Salami

Wally's Price: $38.00

Made with 100% Duck, French-style with a rich flavor and seasoned with red wine & black peppercorn. Dry-cured and fermented, aged for 2 months. Certified Cage-Free, Antibiotic Free, Hormone Free. For us to create high-grade products, we start with the finest quality ingredients directly from the source. Our artisanal products are made with the finest natural meats available and enriched with nuances of European and Mediterranean flair. - Producer Notes


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