Charcuterie Board from Christmas Leftovers

The holiday season is a time of abundance, and what better way to extend the festive cheer than by transforming your Christmas leftovers into a creative charcuterie board? Use your imagination to craft a delightful spread that not only reduces food waste but also adds a touch of magic to your post-Christmas celebrations.

Christmas leftover charcuterie

Unleash Your Culinary Creativity 

The beauty of crafting your charcuterie board lies in the freedom to let your creativity go wild! Start by rummaging through your Christmas leftovers, envisioning how each element can contribute to a diverse and visually appealing spread, considering the balance of flavors, textures, and visual appeal. 

The Leftover Lineup 

Begin by repurposing your holiday feast's main event – perhaps some slices of turkey or glazed ham. Slice these proteins into bite-sized portions and arrange them strategically on your board. Don't forget to add a side of left-over cranberry jam or gravy to your board to add flavor to your savory selections. 

Leftover Sides and Veggies 

Don't throw out those vibrant vegetable side dishes! Roasted Brussels sprouts, glazed carrots, or even a medley of colorful salads can bring a refreshing balance to your board. Chop or arrange them into visually pleasing sections for a pop of color and nutrients. 

Sweet Endings 

Extend the sweetness of the season by incorporating leftover desserts into your board. Slice that decadent buttermilk pie, arrange Christmas cookies, or even repurpose a slice of fruitcake for a delightful dessert charcuterie section. 

Graze and Share the Joy 

The joy of crafting a Christmas leftover charcuterie board is not just in the creation but in sharing the experience. Invite friends and family to join in the fun, encouraging them to contribute their leftovers and ideas!  

Graze Craze's Touch on Reducing Food Waste 

In the spirit of Graze Craze's® commitment to sustainability, crafting a charcuterie board with Christmas leftovers aligns perfectly with minimizing food waste. Embrace the satisfaction of turning odds and ends into a feast that not only pleases the palate but also respects the resources that went into creating your holiday meal. 


In the spirit of the holiday let your imagination run wild and turn your Christmas leftovers into a culinary masterpiece with the Graze Craze spirit. Or if you are sick of cooking, call your local Graze Craze to deliver a fresh board to you and your family!