Don't be afraid of using the entire bulb of garlic, once it's roasted, garlic tastes so sweet and creamy, it's ready to simply spread on bread and eat.
Prepare and shape cheese mixture one day in advance; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate. Add bell pepper ribbon before serving.
Instead of shaping the cheese into the shape of a package, use it to fill a holiday container. Arrange a red pepper "bow" on top, and cover and refrigerate it until serving time.