This 1 Simple Trick Will Take Your Cheese Plate to the Next Level

Give your cheese plate an easy, gourmet twist
This 1 Simple Trick Will Take Your Cheese Plate to the Next Level
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Marinating cheese is an easy way to give it more flavor.

There are few things as delicious as a well-constructed cheese plate. Take yours to the next level with this incredibly easy trick — try marinating one or more of your cheeses in oil, garlic, herbs, or honey.

Cheddar Cheese

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Cubes of sharp Cheddar cheese are even more delicious when they’re marinated overnight in olive oil and a drizzle of honey. Add a few sprigs of fresh thyme and a clove or two of smashed garlic for even more flavor.

Feta Cheese

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Makeover your feta with a mix of roasted shishito peppers or red peppers, olives, and fresh thyme. Cover all of the ingredients in olive oil and let them stand at room temperature for 36 to 60 minutes before serving.

Goat Cheese

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Tangy goat cheese get a spicy twist when it’s marinated with peppercorns, garlic, fresh sage, rosemary, and red pepper flakes.

Mozzarella

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Fresh, creamy mozzarella cheese is made even more perfect by the addition of toasted fennel seeds, fresh basil and mint, garlic, and lemon zest.

Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.