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A Mexican Inspired Thanksgiving

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Mexico holds a special place in my heart. I associate it with love, as it’s where Abrahm and I were married nearly seven years ago, and beauty, as its storied craftsmanship and diverse cuisine excites and inspires me each time I visit. So when Etsy asked me to create a holiday themed tablescape, in time for Thanksgiving, Mexico immediately came to mind. My favorite destination on my favorite holiday! Win, win. With authentic Mexican pottery, rich leather details and paper goods, all sourced from Etsy, I put together a fall-themed spread that was ready for a Mexican inspired feast. Below are some tips on how to recreate this beautiful tablescape at home:

How to Make This Friendsgiving Gnocchi Mac + Cheese Recipe

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Headed to a Friendsgiving this year? Get ready to be the most popular person at the table - we’re showing you how to whip up a fancy AF Gnocchi Mac + Cheese. This side dish is loaded with THREE kinds of cheese and will make every carb lover give thanks. Read on for the recipe!
Ingredients: 5 cups fresh potato gnocchi (we used 3 12-ounce packages)10 Tablespoons salted butter1/3 cup all-purpose flour2 cups whole milk1 cup heavy whipping creamthymesalt and pepper, to taste1 1/2 cups grated gruyere cheese1 1/2 cups grated fontina cheese2 cups grated Parmesan cheese1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbsfresh fruit

Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Cook gnocchi for 1-2 minutes, just until they float to the top of the pot. Drain and set aside.
2. Heat 6 tablespoons butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add whole milk and heavy cream, stirring constantly. Stir in a few sprigs of thyme …