latest post.

Charred Eggplant Dip with Toasted Sesame Chili Oil.

A smoky charred eggplant dip (or “baba ganoush”) drizzled with toasted sesame chili oil and fresh herbs. It’s an incredibly flavorful dip that makes for the perfect easy appetizer to a Mediterranean summer meal. Serve it with warm pita bread for dipping and a very generous drizzle of that chili oil!

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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.

june spotlight.

Roasted Tomato Burger
Roasted Tomato Burgers with Garlic Mayo & Gouda
Sourdough French Toast with Ricotta & Cherries
Sourdough French Toast with Ricotta & Cherries
Grilled Potatoes with Scallion Vinaigrette
Grilled Potatoes with Scallion Vinaigrette & Walnuts

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