spriritofold - you would enjoy the book "Stalking the Wild Asparagus" by Euell Gibbons.
I too like to cook...and eat, which isn't always a good thing!
Also candymaking - baking is too exacting for me.
Every now and then, I purchase a coloring book and crayons, just to have some fun.
Lampwork (melting glass)
silver wireweaving (the hubby makes chainmaille that I also like to work with)
jewelry craft (no casting)
"Fine Arts" - painting (oil/acrylic/watercolour), drawing (pen & ink, pencil, pastels), calligraphy (including making oak gall iron ink), illumination (re-creating illuminated manuscript pages in original and modern formats), clay sculpting, photography
felting wool (tried spinning, failed miserably
quilting (not the piecing though)
floral crafts - flower arranging, potpourri
gardening - herbs, landscape/silviculture, veggie, rose
dance (latin and belly dance)
poi - learning to firespin (still at the tennis ball stage though)
would like to learn:
metalwork - casting