Which Types of Cheese Should Be on Your Cheese Plate?

Choose the best cheese for your party
Cheese Plate Tips


Pick the right cheese is an important party decision.

Choosing cheese may not sound like an important decision for your party, but it really is. The right blend of flavors and accoutrements can keeps guests happily satiated for hours.  A cheese plate is sort of a magical party component. No matter what people’s dietary preferences are, people flock to the cheese plate. It not only is a delicious party dish, it makes your event feel more sophisticated... especially when expertly constructed.

For the Adults:

Make sure when you are selecting cheeses that they not only play well together, they play well with your guests, too! A rhyme Design Moms Lindsey Johnson taught herself helps her create a great cheese plate: “Something old, something new, something goat, and something blue.”

Put simply, she chose aged cheese, creamy cheese, familiar goat cheese, and a blue cheese for a delightfully diverse plate.

For the Kids:

Picky eaters often enjoy familiarity. Mild Cheddar, Colby Jack, and American block cheese can be cut up and enjoyed by most little ones. If you want to expand their horizons, try a cheese like Brie that they’ll have fun spreading or dipping into.

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