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New Year's Resolutions For a Foodie

Check It Off! 51 Foodie Goals to Accomplish

  1. Clean out and reorganize your fridge.
  2. Make a recipe from your Pinterest boards.
  3. Learn a new cooking technique.
  4. Go meatless on Monday for a month.
  5. Flip over a fried egg without the yolk breaking.
  6. Make tomato sauce from scratch.
  7. Perfectly roast a whole chicken.
  8. Break down a chicken.
  9. Read a nonfiction food book.
  10. Slow cook something.
  11. Visit a winery and/or brewery.
  12. Organize (and purge) your cookbook collection.
  13. Cook a new-to-you whole grain.
  14. Bake bread from scratch.
  15. Master a family recipe.
  16. Make a layer cake from scratch.
  17. Invent your own cocktail.
  18. Deep-fry something.
  19. Cook dinner at home at least three nights a week for a month.
  20. Make perfectly poached eggs.
  21. Host a dinner party.
  22. Clean out your spice rack.
  23. Make a condiment from scratch.
  24. Learn how to sharpen a knife.
  25. Visit your neighborhood farmers market.
  26. Make a soufflé.
  27. Try at least one food that scares you.
  28. Cook a steak to perfect doneness.
  29. Learn a new French knife skill.
  30. Pack your own lunch for a week.
  31. Make homemade mac and cheese.
  32. Learn to cut a whole pineapple.
  33. Perfectly steam rice.
  34. Feast on an ethnic food you've never had before.
  35. Make hummus from scratch.
  36. Organize your tupperware containers.
  37. Pack a mason jar salad.
  38. Create a well-stocked pantry.
  39. Make chicken (or vegetable) stock from scratch.
  40. Can/preserve something.
  41. Brew coffee at home for a month.
  42. Make homemade pasta.
  43. Flip pancakes without them folding.
  44. Follow a recipe to the T without making any changes.
  45. Caramelize onions.
  46. Churn a pint of homemade ice cream.
  47. Grow something.
  48. Ferment something.
  49. Make an on-point French omelet.
  50. Clean and put away dishes immediately for a month.
  51. Find your signature drink.
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