The Thursday Thirteen – July 31, 2014

Overnight Cinnamon Buns | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

It’s been a busy week. Adaption to working again has not been going so well for me, and quite frankly I am overwhelmed. Not so overwhelmed that I haven’t been dreaming about things I want to make, places I want to go, and things I want to do though. So here are thirteen lovely things that have captured my heart this week or given me cause to celebrate. Continue reading

Whiskey Steak Marinade

Whiskey Steak Marinade | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Things I’ve Come to Realize About B.O.B. Bob #314: If you are at the market with B.O.B. Bob, and you tell him to go pick out some meat to throw on the grill, he will always return with rib eye. Never mind the fact that you hate rib eye, and that you comprehend that he knows this, yet he always somehow seems to pick rib eye anyway, because he knows you will cave and let him toss it in the buggy every single time. Continue reading

Sweet and Tangy Watermelon Rind Pickles

Sweet and Tangy Watermelon Rind Pickles | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

I love pickles. I absolutely love watermelon rind pickles. Sounds odd you say? Give them a chance I say. You’ll be surprised how lovely they taste, and that you make them out of something that you would ordinarily toss out in the garbage. These aren’t exactly like the sweet pickles I remember from my childhood; these have a much greater depth of flavor. They’re like watermelon pickles for grownups. Continue reading