charcuterie

noun
char·​cu·​te·​rie | \ (ˌ)shär-ˌkü-tə-ˈrē How to pronounce charcuterie (audio) \

Definition of charcuterie

: a delicatessen specializing in dressed meats and meat dishes also : the products sold in such a shop

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Platters of charcuterie, cheese, nuts, fruit, and bread sourced from local purveyors hit just the right notes for the beginning of the meal. ELLE Decor, "This Holiday Party Is Anything But Traditional—And We're Obsessed," 30 Nov. 2018 Lambrusco dell'Emilia, Italy, $16 Lambrusco, a light-bodied, sparkling red, is Italy’s surprise partner to pizza, barbecue and charcuterie. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, "Floral and lush, this $12 South African white wine blend blossoms in your glass," 14 June 2019 Also coming to Rice Village: Group behind St. Roch Market New Orleans set to open Politan Row The two-story space, 8,700 square-feet, will be decked out with an open kitchen, large wine wall tap, charcuterie bar and outdoor patio and greenhouse. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Dallas import Sixty Vines is heading to Rice Village this fall," 11 June 2019 Or opt for a private tasting experience ($30, appointment only) of library wines and charcuterie on the East Patio, where towering oak trees provide shade. Nora Heston Tarte, The Mercury News, "California wine country: 4 great Lodi wineries," 6 June 2019 But good charcuterie skills are hardly limited to restaurants that are themed to strictly European menus. Craig Laban, https://www.inquirer.com, "Where to get the best charcuterie in Philly," 4 June 2019 From the happy hour bites menu there are oysters for $2.50 each, ceviche for $9, tuna tartare nachos for $10 and cheeses and charcuterie for $12. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Best happy hours in Miami, Lauderdale, Boca, Delray, West Palm Beach and other South Florida cities.," 12 Mar. 2019 On the menu: pasta, pizza (made in the on-site oven), charcuterie, and gelato. Brooke Porter Katz, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Couple Took Over a Small Town in Italy for Their Medieval-Inspired Wedding," 28 Feb. 2019 The restaurant—featuring vegetables grown on the farm, meats and charcuterie from the ranch, and homemade ice cream—is a charming outdoor affair where diners sit under palapas surrounded by gardens. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to the Baja Peninsula," 29 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of charcuterie

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for charcuterie

French, literally, pork-butcher's shop, from Middle French chaircuiterie, from chaircutier pork butcher, from chair cuite cooked meat

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The first known use of charcuterie was circa 1858

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