Culinary Adventures

Everyone probably has a “bucket list” of things they want to do before they kick it. I’m currently developing mine in the area of culinary adventures, and I felt I should post it here to hold myself accountable. After all, peer pressure is a great motivator. Below is my current Culinary Bucket List of things I have to eat. I also love a culinary challenge, so I’ll be adding to my list of items I’d like to learn to cook/bake before I go. Stay tuned!

See my other lists: The Big List | Playing Tourist at Home

Culinary Bucket List — Things I have to eat.

On the list so far:

  1. Durian.
  2. Chicory coffee, a New Orleans café au lait.
  3. King cake.
  4. Scotch egg.
  5. A meal of “molecular gastronomy.”
  6. Philly cheesesteak, in Philly.
  7. Kidgeree.
  8. Kouign Amann.
  9. Croquembouche.
  10. Stracciatella.
  11. Lobster roll, in Maine.
  12. Egg cream.

Checked off the list:

  • Poutine — complete! (September 2013)
  • Fried candy bar — complete! (May 2013)
  • Rhubarb — complete! (April 2013)
  • Monkey bread — complete! (March 2013)
  • Romesco sauce — complete! (January 2013)
  • Chicken and waffles — complete! (October 2012)
  • Real Nathan’s hot dog — complete! (October 2012)

Adventures in Cooking — Things I’d like to make from scratch.

Have a great recipe? Send it on over!

  • Gnocchi
  • Bagels
  • Beef Wellington
  • Fresh pasta
  • Ciabatta bread
  • Italian meatballs
  • Monkey Bread
  • Lady Baltimore cake
  • Hummingbird cake
  • Anything canned
  • French macarons
  • Spaetzle
  • Thanksgiving turkey
  • Black & white cookies
  • Barbecued ribs
  • Osso Buco
  • Pita/flatbread
  • Hungarian Goulash
  • Homemade ravioli
  • Buttermilk biscuits
  • Carrot cake

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