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Pepper Panzanella with Burrata & Olives.

A slightly different take on a panzanella salad – this pepper panzanella includes grilled sweet peppers, burst cherry tomatoes, tangy olives, crispy pieces of grilled bread, and creamy burrata cheese.

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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.

summer entertaining spotlight.

The Only Pasta Salad Recipe You’ll Ever Need
The Only Pasta Salad Recipe You’ll Ever Need
Grilled Pepper Tart
Grilled Pepper Tart with Goat Cheese & Honey
Honey Strawberry Galette
Honey Strawberry Galette

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