latest post.

Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Red Pepper Salsa.

A fun weeknight dinner to keep things exciting: carnitas burrito bowl. A base of rice with homemade pork carnitas & black beans mounded over top, plus plenty of fresh toppings like a simple guacamole, cilantro-packed charred pepper salsa, cheese, radishes, and crisp lettuce. Just like ordering a burrito bowl out, you can customize this bowl however you’d like!

read more…

Carnitas Burrito Bowl

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.

Whipped Goat Cheese

april spotlight.

Shakshuka with Feta
Shakshuka with Feta & Avocado Salad
Lamb Chops with Fennel Slaw
Lamb Chops with Fennel Slaw & Spiced Yogurt
Strawberry Jam Coffee Cake
Strawberry Jam Coffee Cake

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