LEARN HOW TO MAKE A FESTIVE CANADIAN CHEESE BOARD WITH CANADIAN CHEESE AMBASSADOR, DAVID BEAUDOIN.

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This isn’t your average Canadian cheese board. David shares his trade secrets, so you can impress your family and friends with home-made candied pecans, crostini’s, caramel popcorn, candied ginger and more!

By DFC - PLC, Communications Team
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LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT RECIPES TO COMPLEMENT YOUR CHEESE BOARD?

Download a copy of David Beaudoin's specially curated recipes and step by step instructions to follow along, or preview some of his recipes below! 

1. Caramel Popcorn 

Ingredients:

10 cups of popped popcorn 

1 cup brown sugar 

½ cup of Maple Syrup 

½ cup butter  

½ tsp sea salt 

½ tsp baking soda 

1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 

Optional 1 cup of peanuts or almonds 

Directions:

Step 1: Make 10 cups of popcorn 

Step 2: Preheat oven to 250F (130C)

Step 3: Mix brown sugar, maple syrup, butter and salt in a heavy saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat. 

Step 4: Boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla; mix well. 

Step 5: Pour syrup over warm popcorn, stirring to coat evenly. At this time, you can add almonds or peanuts if you desire 

Step 6: Bake for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven and spread on foil that has been layered with melted butter. 

Step 7: Cool; break apart. Store in tightly covered container. 

2. Herb & Garlic Fresh Cheese ball 

Ingredients:

150 g of fresh Cheese (fromage frais) spreadable 

1 cup of mixed fresh herbs 

2 garlic cloves 

Directions:

Step 1: in a mixing bowl, mix ½ cup of fresh herbs and 1 minced garlic clove with the fresh cheese 

Step 2: on a plate lay out the rest of the fresh herbs and minced garlic clove, and roll the cheese ball to cover the outside of the cheese ball 

Step 3: Place on your festive cheese board with a spreadable knife 

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