A Taste of Oxford New business caters to charcuterie lovers

H aving a party or planning a get-together? Tillsonburg’s eather Benton wants to help you make sure it’s a gouda time. Benton’s new business, The Cheeseboard , is a Tillsonburg- based catering company that creates cheese and charcuterie platters for any occasion. “I’m a foodie,” says Benton, “I’ve always loved being able to share new tastes and flavours with friends. That’s really what The Cheeseboard is all about—helping people discov- er their new favourite things.” Benton’s catering platters contain locally-sourced cheese and cured meats, complemented with artisinal breads, fresh fruit and preserves.

Not only is each morsel amazing, but the presentation is flawless. “To me, eating isn’t just about how something tastes, it’s also about how it looks,” she says. Benton’s eye for detail has been a big part of her success in recent years. In addition to catering, Ben- ton also maintains a popular home and garden blog that attracts over 28,000 unique visitors a month. “I’m a DIYer, gardener, cook, crafter and home decor nut,” says Benton. “My tagline is ‘domestically obsessed and blogging about it.’” thecheeseboardcatering@gmail.com www.NewHouseNewHomeNewLife.com

Lucky Stiff

Toronto Zoo Bus Trip Thursday, August 24, 2017 Travel to Toronto to visit with giant pandas, polar bears, rhinos, hippos, giraffes and white lions. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit so that you can cool off at the new Splash Island! Kids 13 & under: $57.00 plus HST 14 & over: $64.50 plus HST

Lucky Stiff Bus Trip Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Travel to beautiful Hessenland Inn & Vineyard for an amazing lunch, followed by an offbeat musical farce with mistaken identities, millions in diamonds, and a wheelchair-bound corpse that will leave you dying with laughter. $85.00 plus HST

Call (519) 688-9011 to reserve your spot!


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