Putting together a well-composed, thoughtful, crowd-pleasing cheese plate is a true party trick, one that separates the savvy modern-day host from the wannabes. But, it can be overwhelming walking into a specialty foods shop and looking over the cheese case — it’s enticing to see all the wedges, rounds and wheels layed out, and yet it can incite a bit of panic: There are so many choices, and which ones will play nicely together? Which ones are exciting without scaring off cheese newbies? And then there are the condiments, cured meats pairings and — wait a sec — which is better, baguette or crackers?
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