Platters & Boards Book

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Pair this lovely book with a local made cutting board and you've got a wonderful gift for a friend or housewarming party! Treat yourself or a fellow hostess in your life and learn to prepare wonderful, instagram-worthy platter arrangements!


Entertaining and party dishes from Platters and Boards: Celebrated author and food blogger Shelly Westerhausen shares the secrets to creating casually chic spreads anyone can make and everyone will enjoy (and envy) in her bestselling Platters and Boards cookbook. This visual cornucopia of a cookbook is the guide to entertaining with effortless style.

Platters and Boards is an inspiring resource for throwing unforgettable get-togethers: Organized by time of day, 40 contemporary arrangements are presented with gorgeous photography, easy-to-prepare recipes, suggested meat and drink pairings, and notes on preparation and presentation.

Helpful advice includes:

  • Tips on portioning
  • Guides to picking surfaces and vessels
  • Recommendations for pairing complementary textures and flavors
  • A handy chart featuring board suggestions for a variety of occasions (from holiday parties to baby showers)


  • 224 pages
  • 7x1x10 inches
  • Hardcover