HURON — Just in time for holiday entertaining, Huron Connect hosted a DIY chacuterie class Wednesday evening, led by Ashley Lindgren, Claire Barnhart and Emma Langbehn. three members of the leadership group. Approximately 30 people attended the class.
Those in attendance at the special class learned that chacuterie is a French word referring to a type of shop specializing in prepared meats. They learned that a classic charcuterie board is a tailor-made platter, full of delicious snacks that has grown to include a selection of cheeses, crackers, fruit, meats and condiments.
The leaders showed the group how to make roses out of salami and pepperoni for edible decorations, and how to start the board with cheeses first, then adding meats and crackers and to fill in the gaps on the board with fruits, pickles and nuts. A final additin can be mini utensils such as cheese knives or spoons.
Huron Connect is a program of the Huron Chamber and Visitors Bureau, where they strived to engage community members thought personal and professional development, networking ad promotion of community involvement.
All the ingredients were supplied, as well as a charcuterie board for participants to take home for their final product.
Sponsors included Top Floor, where the class was held, Wyshbone Market, Coborns, and Cookie Dough Cupcakes, which all donated food items to be used.
If anyone has an interest in other classes, reach out to Huron Connect on the group’s Facebook page.