latest post.

French Onion Toast.

French onion toast: thick slices of bread topped with caramelized onions & gruyère cheese, then broiled until the toast is golden and the cheese melted. The onions are cooked with all of the rich, classic flavors of french onion soup – sherry wine, beef stock, fresh thyme, a bay leaf, and black pepper. It’s simply the most delicious appetizer for your holiday table.

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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.

february spotlight.

Roasted Leek & Blood Orange Salad with burrata cheese on a serving plate
Roasted Leek & Blood Orange Salad with Burrata Cheese
Creamy Brandy Tomato Sauce
Rigatoni with Creamy Brandy Tomato Sauce
a slice of Flourless Chocolate Cherry Cake on a plate with whipped cream and cherry jam on top
Flourless Chocolate Cherry Cake

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