Welcome to the AK DINNER PARTY, a enjoyable month-long sequence the place we encourage you to prepare dinner a recipe with us! Each time we ask the AK Group what they need to see extra of, dinner recipes are sometimes the preferred reply. What higher option to get again within the kitchen and prepare dinner a nourishing, scrumptious dinner than to do it alongside the AK group and tons of of different foodies?!
IMPORTANT: please scroll down and browse under for all the deets on this month’s recipe, key dates for the month, tips on how to enter the giveaway, and our charity of the month!
In the event you haven’t but, enter your title & e mail under to get Dinner Social gathering updates all through the month and to be the primary in line to see subsequent month’s recipe.
November’s Dinner Social gathering recipe
We’re SO excited to share the subsequent recipe of our AK Dinner Social gathering sequence: Dad’s Creamy & Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes! It’s excellent on your Thanksgiving menu or any time you want a scrumptious facet in your dinner desk.
We now have many various methods which you could customise these au gratin potatoes to really make them your personal. Test them out under and, after all, learn via the recipe weblog submit itself for all the ideas you’ll want.
- Add bacon or ham. You learn that proper! Make them tremendous savory and scrumptious by including 6-8 ounces of cooked, chopped bacon or ham to the cheese sauce or onto the potatoes earlier than pouring the sauce.
- Change up your cheeses. No stress for those who don’t have gruyere, be happy so as to add additional cheddar and even combine it up with a smoky gouda or perhaps a spicy cheese.
- Add breadcrumbs. If you’d like a little bit crunchy topping, add 1/2 cup breadcrumbs combined with 1 tablespoon melted butter and even crushed up Ritz crackers to the highest after pouring the cheese sauce.
- Use candy potatoes. This recipe could be scrumptious with candy potatoes as properly, or you possibly can strive my chipotle gouda scalloped sweet potatoes!
Make them forward of time
You may completely make these tacky au gratin potatoes as much as three days forward of time (nice for prepping for Thanksgiving! Merely pour the sauce over the potatoes as directed, then cowl the pan with foil and as a substitute of baking, place within the fridge till able to bake. Please word that they might take a bit longer to bake, seemingly a further 20-Half-hour, because the sauce will probably be chilly.
Right here’s how the Dinner Social gathering works
- The recipe: On the primary Wednesday of every month we’ll share a reader favourite Bold Kitchen dinner recipe to make that month. You might have the whole month to make the recipe!
- The giveaway: While you make the dinner recipe (anytime in the course of the month!) you’ve got two alternative ways to enter to win a Crate & Barrel present card. We’ll randomly choose a winner on the finish of the month. See under for the 2 methods to share! USA & Canada solely.
Two methods to enter the giveaway
While you make the recipe, there are two alternative ways to share your creation with us in an effort to enter to win the Materials Kitchen gadgets (U.S. & Canada solely):
1. On the weblog: go away a remark and rate the recipe here with the hashtag #AKDinnerParty, plus your title and e mail (so we all know you made it!) Scroll all the way in which previous the recipe itself within the weblog to the place it says “Depart a remark & a score.” Growth!
2. On social media: Share a photograph of your recipe creation on social by way of Instagram (tales or in-feed), TikTok, or in our Facebook Group by tagging @ambitiouskitchen and including the hashtag #AKDinnerParty. *Please word for Instagram your profile should be public in order that we will see your posts.
- Wednesday, November 2nd: November’s recipe is right here! On this date, you can begin cooking & sharing your recipe images on social and on the weblog.
- Wednesday, November thirtieth: the final day to submit your recipe images on social and on the weblog.
- Thursday, December 1st: giveaway winner chosen, notified by way of e mail, and shared on social.
- Wednesday, December seventh: December’s Dinner Social gathering recipe introduced!
Let’s give again
Every month we’ll decide a brand new group the place we’ll donate funds as a option to unfold the love and do some good. This month we’ll be donating to Free Root Operation: a grassroots group whose mission is to interrupt poverty-induced gun violence within the South & Westside neighborhoods in Chicago. The group’s “Black Ladies BLOOM” initiative empowers ladies in these communities, who present help, meals, schooling, and a lot extra to their households, youngsters, and members of the neighborhood, particularly throughout occasions of disaster brought on by gun violence. BLOOM supplies these ladies with self-care and luxurious wellness alternatives to nourish and uplift them in order that they will proceed to be changemakers of their communities.
In the event you’d like to hitch us in supporting Free Root Operation & BLOOM, study extra and donate here!
Be part of the social gathering
Prepared to hitch the social gathering and get cooking? In the event you haven’t but, enter your e mail under and we’ll ship you the recipe as quickly because it drops at first of every month, reminders in regards to the giveaway, announce the winners, and extra. Let’s do that!
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