latest post.

Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes.

A classic summer dessert to make all season long: brown sugar strawberry shortcakes. Made special with the addition of rich brown sugar, a little lemon zest, vanilla & almond extracts, homemade strawberry jam and fresh macerated strawberries. There’s just nothing like ending a summer night on this sweet and simple note!

read more…

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.

july spotlight.

Whipped Feta with Roasted Tomatoes
Whipped Feta with Roasted Tomatoes
Mezcal-Marinated Skirt Steak
Mezcal-Marinated Skirt Steak with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta
Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta & Pistachios

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