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Baked Sage Chicken Meatballs with Parmesan Orzo.

These baked sage chicken meatballs are absolutely mouthwatering. Ground chicken thigh is flavored with shallots, lots of garlic, a little crushed red pepper, warming sage, fresh parsley, and sharp parmesan cheese. The mixture is formed into balls and baked with a drizzle of olive oil until golden and juicy. They’re made even better served over creamy parmesan orzo. It’s a flavorful dinner that is easy enough to make on a weeknight, yet special enough to save for the weekend!

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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.

october 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.