Welcome to the AK Dinner Party

Welcome to the AK Evening meal Bash, a pleasurable thirty day period-extensive series wherever we encourage you to cook dinner a recipe with us! Any time we inquire the AK Neighborhood what they want to see extra of, dinner recipes are normally the most popular solution. What far better way to get again in the kitchen and cook a nourishing, mouth watering meal than to do it together with the AK workforce and hundreds of other foodies?!

Essential: be sure to scroll down and examine below for all of the deets on this month’s recipe, important dates for the thirty day period, how to enter the giveaway, and our charity of the thirty day period!

If you haven’t nonetheless, enter your title & electronic mail beneath to get Supper Bash updates during the thirty day period and to be the initial in line to see subsequent month’s recipe.

au gratin potatoes in a pan with a spoon

November’s Evening meal Social gathering recipe

We’re SO psyched to share the future recipe of our AK Supper Party collection: Dad’s Creamy & Tacky Au Gratin Potatoes! It is ideal for your Thanksgiving menu or any time you require a mouth watering facet on your evening meal table.

We have many various methods that you can customize these au gratin potatoes to genuinely make them your have. Check out them out down below and, of study course, read as a result of the recipe site put up by itself for all of the ideas you are going to will need.

  • Add bacon or ham. You read that suitable! Make them tremendous savory and tasty by adding 6-8 ounces of cooked, chopped bacon or ham to the cheese sauce or on to the potatoes before pouring the sauce.
  • Switch up your cheeses. No stress if you do not have gruyere, feel free of charge to include further cheddar or even combine it up with a smoky gouda or even a spicy cheese.
  • Increase breadcrumbs. If you want a tiny crunchy topping, increase 1/2 cup breadcrumbs mixed with 1 tablespoon melted butter or even crushed up Ritz crackers to the prime just after pouring the cheese sauce.
  • Use sweet potatoes. This recipe would be delicious with sweet potatoes as very well, or you can consider my chipotle gouda scalloped sweet potatoes!

Make them in advance of time

You can totally make these tacky au gratin potatoes up to three times ahead of time (good for prepping for Thanksgiving! Simply pour the sauce over the potatoes as directed, then go over the pan with foil and alternatively of baking, spot in the fridge until finally prepared to bake. Please note that they may perhaps take a little bit more time to bake, probably an further 20-30 minutes, as the sauce will be chilly.

Here’s how the Dinner Occasion works

  1. The recipe: On the to start with Wednesday of each and every thirty day period we’ll share a reader preferred Ambitious Kitchen area supper recipe to make that month. You have the full month to make the recipe!
  2. The giveaway: When you make the supper recipe (at any time in the course of the month!) you have two unique techniques to enter to earn a $100 Crate & Barrel reward card. We’ll randomly decide on a winner at the stop of the month. See beneath for the two means to share! United states & Canada only.

Two methods to enter the giveaway

When you make the recipe, there are two various techniques to share your creation with us in order to enter to earn the $100 Crate & Barrel reward card (U.S. & Canada only):

1. On the site: depart a remark and fee the recipe below with the hashtag #AKDinnerParty, as well as your identify and email (so we know you produced it!) Scroll all the way previous the recipe itself in the web site to where by it states “Leave a remark & a score.” Increase!


2. On social media: Share a photograph of your recipe generation on social through Instagram (stories or in-feed), TikTok, or in our Fb Group by tagging @ambitiouskitchen and including the hashtag #AKDinnerParty. *Please observe for Instagram your profile need to be general public so that we can see your posts.

au gratin potatoes spooned up from a pan

Essential dates

  • Wednesday, November 2nd: November’s recipe is below! On this date, you can start out cooking & sharing your recipe photographs on social and on the weblog.
  • Wednesday, November 30th: the past working day to submit your recipe photographs on social and on the site.
  • Thursday, December 1st: giveaway winner chosen, notified through e-mail, and shared on social.
  • Wednesday, December 7th: December’s Meal Social gathering recipe announced!

Let us give back

Every single thirty day period we’ll choose a new group wherever we’ll donate cash as a way to spread the adore and do some fantastic. This thirty day period we’ll be donating to No cost Root Operation: a grassroots group whose mission is to interrupt poverty-induced gun violence in the South & Westside neighborhoods in Chicago. The organization’s “Black Ladies BLOOM” initiative empowers females in these communities, who offer assistance, meals, schooling, and so considerably more to their families, youngsters, and associates of the group, particularly for the duration of times of disaster triggered by gun violence. BLOOM presents these women of all ages with self-treatment and luxury wellness possibilities to nourish and uplift them so that they can carry on to be changemakers in their communities.

If you’d like to join us in supporting Cost-free Root Procedure & BLOOM, study a lot more and donate listed here!

Sign up for the party

All set to join the party and get cooking? If you have not yet, enter your e-mail below and we’ll ship you the recipe as soon as it drops at the starting of each thirty day period, reminders about the giveaway, announce the winners, and more. Let us do this!

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