24 Genius Cheese Board Gift Ideas
Gift your foodie friend these cheese board gift ideas so they can make the board of their dreams!
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The Best Gifts for the Cheese Aficionado
These cheese board gift ideas are for all the cheeseheads out there—most of which were hand-chosen by our very own Stephanie Marchese, Executive Director of Visual Production. Before you dive in, get our best tips for building the perfect cheeseboard.
Made of 100% acacia wood with a white-wash finish, this chic board makes it easy (and stylish!) to graze their favorite cheeses, fruit spreads and other snackable treats. Wow them even more by piling this board high with this fruit and cheese board idea.
Why it made our list: This beautiful cheese board is a lazy Susan—making it easy to use for entertaining.
Why they made our list: These are some of Steph’s favorite soft cheeses.
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Help your cheese-loving friends create their own board by gifting them these chalkboard markers. No one will ever confuse the Jack for the Swiss again. Learn how to make our most impressive holiday cheese board.
Why it made our list: Since these cheese markers feature a chalkboard label, they can easily write (and rewrite) unique labels each time.
Why they made our list: The shortbread crackers are the best all-around cracker and the nut crisps are unique.
Why it made our list: This set comes with three differently shaped knives that can be used on all their favorite cheeses.
Snacking on fresh fruit never looked so cute. These small, handpainted stoneware bowls will make the prettiest addition to any spread.
Why it made our list: This dish doubles as a colander so they can wash and serve without dirtying an extra dish.
Why they made our list: The vegan cheese really does taste like Parmesan, you can’t go wrong with this cheddar and Roth’s Canela is specially rubbed with cinnamon and paprika.
Why it made our list: Theses tiny marble pots come in five stunning colors: Light sienna, black, white, green and a mixed gradient.
If they’re planning on hosting many wine and cheese nights or dinner parties, they’ll need a set of appetizer plates fit for party-throwing. This reusable set is dishwasher-safe, too, an essential for easy cleanup.
Why it made our list: Just look at those pretty gold accents!
Psst! Keep these food and wine pairings in mind for your next shindig.
Why it made our list: There’s a pocket to fill water at the base to keep butter flavorful and fresh.
Give a gift that’s both pretty and practical. This circular bread board works as both a cutting surface and a show-stopping centerpiece.
Why it made our list: Made from reclaimed wood from the ’70s and ’80s, ChaseVintage’s bread board will give their spread rustic charm.
Why it made our list: These Tuscan green olives are the real deal—they’re imported straight from Italy.
A quality knife is always a good investment—and this beauty is no exception. They’ll be able to cut through breads, pastries and other delicate items with ease. But make sure they know how to store their new knife!
Why it made our list: We use this knife in our Test Kitchen. (It’s also on our list of best gifts for bread bakers!)
Honey dippers elevate any board and make it simple to drizzle honey onto toast and cheese, like this fig and honey bread. Toss in Stephanie’s favorite honey to complete the gift. (Did you know there are health benefits of honey?)
Why it made our list: Its spiraled ridges ensure a slow and steady stream of honey on each use.
They’ll love this spoonable treat. Fruity, sweet spreads are a must for smearing on top of crackers, cheese and cured meats.
Why it made our list: Fruit preserves are super versatile, especially this fig variation, so this gift will go far. They’ll be able to put this jar to good use on many other delicious recipes, like this fig-glazed chicken.
Pick up, serve and arrange cheese board contents with a pair of mini tongs. This cutesy utensil makes for a pretty presentation (and gift).
Why it made our list: We love the festive shape and size of these tongs. They’d be the perfect addition to a Christmas board.
This one is for sweet and salty lovers. The kiss of pecan in these chocolate-covered pretzels makes them gourmet enough for special occasions and holidays.
Why it made our list: The generous white chocolate drizzle takes them over the top!
Why it made our list: Your purchase supports a small business: The Quince and Apple Company.
A handful of dried berries always rounds out any appetizer tray nicely. For an extra touch, mix chocolate-covered fruit in, too.
Why it made our list: This gourmet berry mix has something for everyone to enjoy—from dried strawberries to cherries.
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