If you scroll down a little you will come to the entry about the 50 things every real foodie should do at least once in their life. The original list was a bit pretentious and required a lot of money, so I decided to solicit the food blog communities help in making an even better list that was also very much attainable by everyone. We reached 43 and stuck. I can add more myself by I was shooting for wide participation. However, in the interests of re-kickstarting the discussion, here are a few suggestions:

Cook over an open fire – that means a wood fire with no pots and no gas.
Invent a mixed drink
Make dinner for more people than you are reasonably comfortable with – for a professional chef that might be several hundred. For me I went over the top the day I cooked for thirty.
Learn to sharpen a knife properly so it stays sharp longer and cuts anything cleanly.
Teach a non-cooking friend a basic foundation dish they can cook forever.

OK, come on all of you, let’s have some more…