latest post.

Whipped Feta Dip with Cucumber Salad.

This whipped feta dip is equally delicious as it is beautiful. Creamy, salty feta cheese is blended up into a dip and topped with a bright, herby cucumber salad. It’s rich, yet refreshing at the same time. Ready to be swooshed up by crunchy pita chips.

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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.

september spotlight.

one Spiced Apple Pecan Blondie on a plate
Spiced Apple Pecan Blondies
Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese
Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese
Baked Rigatoni
Baked Rigatoni with Butter Roasted Tomato Sauce

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