About

Hello and welcome to One Dish Kitchen!
Enriching lives through the simple pleasures of cooking for one.

One Dish Kitchen is your source if you are “COOKING FOR ONE”.

Here you will find hundreds of familiar and new single serving recipes that have been developed and tested and are enjoyed by many. We are 100% dedicated to providing single serving and small batch recipes. These recipes are designed for people who live on their own, a parent who wants to indulge themselves while their kids have their favorites, couples that can’t agree on what they want for dinner or caregivers providing meals to a parent or friend. We invite you to explore our catalog of recipes and hope you find quite a few new favorites.

I’m Joanie, a Recipe Developer, Food Stylist, Food Photographer and TV Contributor and I’m so glad you’re here!

One Dish Kitchen was formed out of the extremely popular Cooking for One Recipes from our ZagLeft website. We’ve decided to make One Dish Kitchen a site exclusively for individuals that are looking for single serving recipes for those who are cooking for one.

The day my oldest son went off to college was the day I began to create recipes for one. I began posting single-serving recipes to our original website (ZagLeft) and in the last 7 years that site has grown by leaps and bounds. On our previous site, we wrote about our favorite places to travel to as well as wine recommendations.  We finally decided that we wanted a place to feature only single serving recipes – this is how One Dish Kitchen came to be.

We’ve got a lot of wonderful single-serving recipes here and we’re growing and adding new recipes every week. If there’s a dish you love and you want to see it in a single-serving size, drop me a line and let me know. I would love to create a recipe for you!

I am completely blessed to be able to have a job that I love. Little did I know when I first embarked on this little adventure that this creative outlet would eventually grow into a full-time freelance writing and recipe developing career enabling me to work with many different companies.

Joanie Zisk | One Dish Kitchen

ZagLeft and One Dish Kitchen have been featured on TODAY Food, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Real Simple, Women’s Day and others.  You can find me on TwitterFacebookPinterest and Instagram.  I’m an active TV contributor and do in-person demos as well.

If you are a company and would like to partner with One Dish Kitchen on a specific project, we would love to hear from you.  Please visit our “Work With Us” page for details. We also have a media kit which is available upon request.

Again, I love hearing from my readers and if there is a favorite recipe you would like to see scaled down to a single serving portion, please email me at joanie@onedishkitchen.com – I’d love to connect.

If you’re new to One Dish Kitchen, here are a few of my most popular posts…

Shrimp Fettuccine For One

Shrimp Fettuccine For One | One Dish Kitchen

Small Batch Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Small Batch Lemon Poppy Seed Scones | onedishkitchen.com

Vanilla Pudding For One

Vanilla Pudding For One | One Dish Kitchen

So again, welcome! Pull up a chair, pour a glass of wine or a cup of tea and browse through all we have to offer.

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheers!

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