Cut & Dried
The recipe for a perfect holiday cocktail party: lots of drinks, a big board, bread and cheese, and some exceptional charcuterie.
This year, wow guests with these locally produced options, or gift them to your favorite friends. After all, there’s no place like home — especially during the holidays.
This rustic pork pâté is seasoned with a heady mix of Cognac, shallots, black pepper, nutmeg, cloves, and thyme, and wrapped in house-made bacon. Campbell Meats, Dobbs Ferry, $18/lb
Available at the Chappaqua Farmers’ Market, this bestselling salami is flecked with herbes de Provence, garlic, and black pepper.
JACÜTERIE, Ancramdale, $15 each
Butchered on-site, this Italian-style charcuterie gets its kick from black pepper, chili flakes, cayenne, and paprika, before being air-dried for 3 to 4 months.
Campbell Meats, Dobbs Ferry, $40/lb
Perfectly spreadable, jars of this coriander-and-coffee-inflected savory-sweet jam are packed with applewood-smoked bacon, brown sugar, and maple syrup.
Crabtree’s Kittle House, Chappaqua, $12 each