Author: cookingcardinal

Strawberry Balsamic Pasta Salad

Strawberry Balsamic Pasta Salad

The Cooking Cardinal has been in existence for almost 3.5 years, and it has really been something I’ve done as a creative outlet (however infrequently it has become).  I’ve always felt like there was something lacking in my photography, since I’ve always just used my […]

Death by Chocolate

Death by Chocolate

I’m not quite sure how it happened, or why, but there was one year in high school when I made Death by Chocolate so many times I lost count.  Don’t get me wrong, it is incredibly delicious; but after making it repeatedly, it kind of […]

Pickle Roll-Ups (aka Lutheran Sushi)

Pickle Roll-Ups (aka Lutheran Sushi)

This past summer I was doing some blog planning, and asked Brandon if there were any dishes he would like me to make for the site.  I was NOT prepared for the flood of suggestions he gave me!  One of the first things he said […]

Omelette Muffins

Omelette Muffins

I am a firm believer that breakfast is the most important (and possibly delicious) meal of the day, and I definitely prefer savory to sweet.  I’ve always made time for it, every morning before school I would have a bowl of cereal or maybe some […]

Tahini Turmeric Dressing

Tahini Turmeric Dressing

I have to admit, I have been sitting on a draft of this post for weeks now.  I started trying to write something quippy about homemade dressings (because they’re awesome), and didn’t get past the first paragraph.  If I’m being honest with myself, it’s because […]