Tag Archives: 35 Before 35

35 Before 35: Learn to Make Gluten Free Gnocchi

My life just got a helluva lot better; I learned how to make gluten free gnocchi! Incidentally, this was number 20 on my 35 Before 35 List so I am doubly happy! For those of you not in the know … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Kiss a handsome man on top of the Eiffel Tower

Mission Accomplished. After dreaming of Paris and the Eiffel Tower for more than half my life I got to experience the city, and kiss a handsome man at the tippy-top of the tower.   As much as I want to … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Brine My Own Olives

Number 24 on my 35 Before 35 list is in the books as a WIN! The process of brining my own olives was actually pretty simple: pick and wash the fruit, cut an X into the end of each, soak … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Learn to Fillet a Fish

Last month I spent a few days at the Ballymaloe Cooking School learning how to cook fresh seafood. It was messy, a bit gross, and very cool. I learned how to deal with flat and round fish, and what pin … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Eat an authentic French meal in France

I realize what I am about to say makes me a traitor to my country of residence, but I don’t care.  Italian food is crap compared to French food. I live about three hours east of the Italian/French border, but … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Pet a live alligator

Last week my hatred of air travel was solidified after I threw up all over myself on the last leg of my flight to Florida.  I was already not thrilled about this trip, and sitting in my own vomit for … Continue reading

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35 Before 35 List

As much as I hate to admit it, I am getting older.  Soon I will be in my mid-30’s (gasp!) and I am going to need some awesome memories to keep me grounded when I am going through my I’m-So-Old … Continue reading

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