The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board’s Picks & Bites® are simple creations made with Wisconsin cheese. They are go-to answers for appetizers, small plates, bar menu features, garnishes and even desserts.
Picks & Bites® turn simple sips into something spectacular. Use them as dressed-up garnishes or nibbles served on the side at the bar. Try the Grinder Pick with a Bloody Mary, Brie Berry Pick with white wine or Greek Salad Pick with a martini.
Pepperoncini, Hard Salami Slice, Wisconsin String Cheese and Pimento Stuffed Olive
Brie Berry Pick
Mini Wisconsin Brie Cheese Wedge and Strawberry
Greek Salad Pick
Cucumber Chunk, Grape Tomato, Wisconsin Feta Cheese Cube, Pitted Kalamata Olive, Olive Oil Drizzle and Oregano Garnish
Offer a selection of Picks & Bites® for use on appetizer buffets, passed hors d’oeuvres and catering trays. A colorful, eclectic collection offers a little something for everyone and makes an impressive display.
Wisconsin Fontina Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Roasted Red Peppers, Pepperoncini, Capers and Basil Leaf Garnish
Pickled Mushroom, Wisconsin Ricotta Salata Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Capers, Parsley Garnish and Olive Oil Drizzle
Figgie Blue Bite
Fresh Fig, Wisconsin Blue Cheese, Candied Walnut and Honey Drizzle
Use Picks & Bites® to create fun, shareable small plates or light meals. Mix and match to offer contrasting colors, flavors and styles or follow a theme. For example, an Italian-style Picks & Bites® plate might include an Antipasti Pick, Roman Bite and Caprese Pick.
Artichoke, Caper Berry, Salami Chunk, Red Pepper, Parsley Garnish, Wisconsin Sharp Provolone Cheese and Olive Oil
Bread Coin, Oil Cured Tomato, Oregano, Wisconsin Romano Cheese Chunk, Cracked Black Pepper and Olive Oil Drizzle
Grape Tomato, Basil Leaf, Wisconsin Fresh Mozzarella and Cheese Ciligene
Add a splash of color and thoughtfully paired flavor accents to soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches. No one will wonder if they should eat the garnish!
Wisconsin Camembert Cheese, Gorgonzola Cheese, Walnut and Red Grape
Watermelon, Wisconsin Feta Cheese and Mint Garnish
Carrot Boat Pick
Carrot Slice Boat, Herb and Spice Cheese Spread and Chive Garnish
For more Wisconsin cheese Picks & Bites® ideas, visit www.PicksAndBites.com.