Kristy Bernardo

Kristy Bernardo

Kristy Bernardo has been sharing her original recipes and love of great food for years. She's a five-time cookbook author, has taught cooking classes to both kids and adults, and has been creating recipes for nationwide brands since 2009. She's the founder of "The Wicked Noodle" recipe blog and ran it successfully for 14 years before selling it in 2022 to pursue charcuterie full-time.

Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

a bowl of oven-roasted pumpkin seeds

We’re always looking for inexpensive ideas for our charcuterie boards, and these oven-roasted pumpkin seeds are perfect! They’re not only delicious and a fantastic choice for fall charcuterie, but they’re also a great snack on their own. The best thing…

Sugared Prosecco Grapes

a wine glass filled with red and green sugared prosecco grapes

The first time I spotted these gorgeous Sugared Prosecco Grapes on a charcuterie board, I knew they’d be a recurring spot on my own boards. They’re sophisticated, gorgeous, easy to make, and—most importantly—absolutely delicious. At least a few guests always…

Frozen Grapes

a wooden bowl of frozen red and green grapes

We’re all about healthy, easy, delicious snacks that take almost no time to assemble. If they’re equally perfect for a charcuterie board, even better! Try these frozen grapes as a fantastic treat for any occasion. Let’s get this out of…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

a mason jar filled with strawberry-rhubarb jam on a wooden table next to a whole strawberry with daisies in the background

There’s something truly special about the taste of homemade jam. If you’re looking for something flavorful that captures the essence of summer, strawberry-rhubarb jam is the way to go. It’s incredibly easy to make and a perfect addition to a…

Whipped Cottage Cheese Dip

whipped cottage cheese dip in a rustic bowl topped with hot honey, bacon and fresh herbs with slices of crostini on a wooden board

Cottage cheese probably isn’t the first cheese that comes to mind when you think of a charcuterie board. Once you’ve tried it whipped into a creamy dip topped with hot honey, crunchy crumbles of bacon, and freshly chopped herbs, you’re…

Whipped Feta

a bowl of whipped feta with toasted crostini

Feta cheese, with its salty, tangy flavor, is already an incredible addition to a charcuterie board. However, whipped feta is almost entirely different, with its creamy, spreadable texture. It’s fantastic served in a dish all on its own, or it…

Garlic Herb Oil for Dipping Bread

garlic herb bread dipping oil in a shallow white dish surrounded by chunks of bread and fresh herbs

I’ll always remember the first time I was presented with a tiny, shallow dish filled with herbs, spices, and olive oil alongside a loaf of crusty bread. We were at a nice Italian restaurant in Southern CA, in my old…