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Spiced Tomato Bulgur Soup with Crispy Chickpeas.

This hearty spiced tomato bulgur soup is nourishing and delicious. It’s inspired by bold Mediterranean flavors – full of fragrant spices, classic vegetables, fennel, fire-roasted tomatoes, herbs, and bulgur for lots of substance. Topped with a dollop of creamy yogurt, crispy roasted chickpeas, and fresh dill…this is such a satisfying soup to warm these cold winter days.

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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.

january spotlight.

Roasted Broccoli Soup
Roasted Broccoli Soup with Melted Cheddar Croutons
Spicy Thai Peanut Chicken
Spicy Thai Peanut Chicken
Roasted Carrots with Tahini Pomegranate Sauce
Roasted Carrots with Tahini Pomegranate Sauce

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