Mastering The Art Of The Snack Platter

Some cultures are better than others at sharing. In this four-part series, we'll provide a visual guide to the best spreads from around the world, starting today with Italian antipasti. Spicy cured meats, sharp cheeses, unctuous ham, crunchy pepperoncini — the makings of the antipasti spread are a delicious, time-tested combo. Consider "Around The World In Four Spreads" your illustrated shopping list to help you start your next dinner party right. Also see: How To Make A Mezze Platter, How To Make a Korean Banchan Spread and How To Make A French Charcuterie Platter.