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Autumn Dishes To Dress Up The Dinner Table

Laura Lee
Oct 28, 2020

Ah, Autumn! The season of pumpkin spice lattes and crunchy piles of leaves. It truly doesn’t get any better than this time of year. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, our stomachs are really starting to rumble just thinking about all those delicious holiday dishes. For a bit of kitchen inspiration, here are some Autumn-inspired treats that are sure to spice up your daily dinner table.

Sweet Apple Fritters

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Let’s get one thing out of the way: fritters of any kind are delicious and get an A+ in our book. The mixture of doughy batter fried in oil is truly a winning combination. However, what makes these apple fritters so perfect is the fact that they’re sweet, but not overly sweet. The element of fruitiness gives this treat just the right amount of healthiness and a lot less guilt than your average fritter.

Butternut Squash Casserole


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We all love a good classic. But for a twist on the more traditional pumpkin pie, butternut squash is the perfect solution. This versatile gourd can be turned into pretty much anything, from soup to pasta sauce, but we love it best in this sweet casserole form. Add some whipped cream on top, and your dish will be officially ready to impress.

Brown Butter, Lemon, And Parmesan Pasta


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Pasta is one of those foods that is absolutely perfect all year round. There really is no right or wrong time for this carby meal. However, the addition of brown butter gives this savory pasta dish just the sweet kick it needs, making it the perfect chilly-weather comfort food. We honestly can’t imagine wanting to come home to anything other than this.