latest post.

Fennel Orange Pork Meatballs with Sweet Chili Glaze.

I’ve got fennel orange pork meatballs coming your way today, with all the toppings and flavors you could ever need. We’ve got a bed of sauteed fennel & radicchio, the roasted meatballs sitting right on top, a sweet chili glazed drizzled over everything, some fresh slices of juicy orange, tangy feta cheese, toasted almonds, and fresh herbs.

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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.

healthy spotlight.

Crispy Braised Chicken
Crispy Braised Chicken with Wild Rice & Kale
Turmeric Coconut Chicken Soup
Turmeric Coconut Chicken Soup with Yogurt & Herbs
Roasted Carrots with Scallion Vinaigrette
Roasted Carrots with Scallion Vinaigrette

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