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Other Recipes by macKenzie SMith

Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes with Smoked Gouda, Sage + Pancetta

Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I can’t stop obsessing over the cheesy, starchy, carby goodness that I’m about to stuff inside my body! Since I’m the designated carb girl in my fam, I am going with a little nontraditional potato-play to make things more interesting.

These twice baked cheesy stuffed potatoes with smoked gouda, pancetta and sage are ABSOLUTELY PERFECT! You can get all the legwork done days ahead of time so that when it’s the final countdown, you can spend your time lounging around the cheese plate with a glass of wine in hand instead of sweating over the stove in a crowded kitchen. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Side Dish Goodness: Pumpkin, Smoked Gruyere + Cheddar Mac n Cheese (Plus the best way to use the leftovers!)

smoked gruyere and pumpkin mac n cheese

Looking for the ultimate side dish for Thanksgiving?! Look no more! This smoked gruyere and  pumpkin mac n cheese is just what the doctor ordered. It’s smoky, savory, slightly sweet in just the right way, and utterly addicting. It is truly a next level mac n cheese dish that’s not only impressive AF but it also pairs perfectly with all the other Thanksgiving fixins!

You can find me bathing in this rich, luscious mac n cheese because hey, it is THAT GOOD! And if you’re not into pumpkin but you still want it to shine with autumnal glory, swap it out for some roasted butternut squash or candied sweet potato bits. I recommend using this recipe as your blank canvas so get creative with it! You want a bacon crust? DO IT! You want to add some honey baked ham to the recipe? DO IT! Oh, and if you do, please share it with me! I love watching you guys have fun and get creative with my recipes! THAT IS WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT! Continue reading

Broccoli Cheese Adjaruli Khachapuri: a Georgian Cheese Boat Filled with Creamy Cheesy Eggy Goodness

Broccoli Cheese Khachapuri

Maybe it’s because I’ve spelled Khachapuri incorrectly like 1000 times and google is totally stalking me because of it… but these Georgian eggy cheese boats are taking over all of my social media feeds! And since I couldn’t deal with the lack of deliciousness in my life, I decided to put my FOMO to rest and made one for myself my friends.

So what makes this magical dish so spesh? Imagine a flatbread mixed with a pizza mixed with a creamy soup-filled bread bowl. Khachapuri is basically the epitome of cheesy carby goodness with an egg on top. To eat it, you rip off the sides and use the crust to stir and scoop up the molten cheese that resides in the middle. It’s actually heaven in self-serving nacho form. Continue reading