latest post.

Peach & Tomato Salad with Rosemary Oil Vinaigrette.

A beautiful peach & tomato salad to celebrate the end of summer! Full of peppery arugula, crispy torn croutons, creamy goat cheese, pickled fresno peppers, roasted pistachios, sweet dried currants, and a rosemary oil vinaigrette. It’s fresh and vibrant, with a little bit of warmth and lots of texture. It’s the perfect salad to add on to any September meal.

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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.

Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese
Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese
Skirt Steak Tacos with Charred Tomato Salsa
Skirt Steak Tacos with Charred Tomato Salsa
Tomato Basil Risotto
Tomato Basil Risotto

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