This year, we decided to bring out the mac and cheese with longstanding classics and deliciously different recipes that will have your Thanksgiving table buzzing. We’re strong believers that macaroni and cheese deserves a spot on the holiday table no matter what; but if you’re looking to take the old-fashioned comfort food to new heights, these recipes are going to get it done. Give a Southern-style twist with Andouille sausage, pimiento cheese, or pecans. Or take an unexpected approach with smoked Gouda cheese, potato gnocchi, or roasted vegetables. Mac and cheese is an easy holiday family favorite that can still have that old-fashioned creaminess like your mama’s with a special flavorful touch that’s all yours. Here are our favorite macaroni and cheese recipes to liven up your Thanksgiving.