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Apple Butter and Melted Brie Tart.

A Thanksgiving appetizer that’s as impressive as it is simple to make: apple butter and melted brie tart. You can use your favorite store-bought apple butter or if you’ve got the time, make my homemade (and extremely delicious) recipe. It’s slathered over puff pastry and then topped with slices of brie, fresh apple, bacon, and thyme. The tart gets baked until golden, cut into pieces, and served!

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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.

fall spotlight.

Maple Pumpkin Bread
Maple Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Butter
Beer Braised Onion & Cheddar Dip
Beer Braised Onion & Cheddar Dip
Spicy Maple Mustard Chicken
Spicy Maple Mustard Chicken with Creamy Polenta

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