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Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter & Walnuts.

This pumpkin ricotta gnocchi makes the best autumn weekend dinner. Soft, pillowy gnocchi flavored with earthy pumpkin, creamy ricotta cheese, warming nutmeg, and nutty parmesan. The dough comes together quickly and gets rolled out, cut, then boiled until soft and cooked through. Tossed with a sweet & savory brown butter and walnut sauce. Serve it with lots of parmesan cheese over top and dig in!

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inspired recipes for your kitchen table.

Cooking is such a simple joy in life, and I want to inspire you to get in the kitchen. The Original Dish is a destination for unique recipes, solid cooking techniques, and kitchen inspiration – a mix of swoon worthy food & everyday eating. I want to teach you the fundamentals, while encouraging you to play around and create your own original dishes for yourself and those you love. Food should be exciting and meaningful. Something to look forward to with every bite. Let’s get cooking and make something beautiful…and absolutely delicious.

the recipes.

There’s a little something for everyone and every occasion. Whether it be a quick weeknight meal or a special holiday feast, my goal is to share thoughtful recipes that spark your passion for food. I use real, fresh ingredients and cook seasonally. You’ll find vibrant salads, dreamy seasonal pastas, indulgent treats, and everything in between.

october spotlight.

Maple Pumpkin Bread
Maple Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Butter
Beer Braised Onion & Cheddar Dip
Beer Braised Onion & Cheddar Dip
Spicy Maple Mustard Chicken
Spicy Maple Mustard Chicken with Creamy Polenta

let's celebrate & savor the simple pleasure of cooking, one dish at a time.