latest post.

Harvest Apple Salad with Pomegranate Sage Vinaigrette.

It is officially fall, and I’m celebrating with this harvest apple salad – full of sharp cheddar cheese, charred chicken, crisp apples, pomegranate seeds, and candied pumpkin seeds + hazelnuts. It’s vibrant, beautiful, and so satisfying. Perfect for a simple weekday lunch or dinner!

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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.

Apple Squash Soup
Caramelized Apple Squash Soup with Bacon & Hazelnuts
Caramelized Onion Pasta
Spicy Caramelized Onion Pasta
The Best Ever Apple Cake
The Best Ever Apple Cake

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