latest post.

Seafood Cioppino with Charred Bread.

We’re having something so special for dinner tonight – seafood cioppino with charred bread. It’s this spicy, rich, tomato-based broth full of shrimp, halibut, mussels, and clams. Served with a side of olive oil charred bread. It is perfect for a dinner party or even just a cozy night at home.

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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
Ribollita Soup
Tuscan Ribollita Soup with Swiss Chard & Butter Beans
Winter Barley Salad
Winter Barley Salad with Pine Nut Parmesan Dressing

let's celebrate & savor the simple pleasure of cooking.