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Name: Diana Zahuranec

What city were you born in? DuBois, Pennsylvania

What decade where you born? 1980's 

Three things you remember most from the first decade of your life?

1. Playing outside all the time with my two best friends, who were my neighbors, and my brother.

2. The rope swing in our backyard in the woods, and the playground my Dad built.

3.  The move to Pennsylvania to West Virginia and how excited I was about it. For Show and Tell at my school I decided to bring in the fact that I was moving. I was maybe 6 or 7-yrs-old. I remember looking at my best friend, and she had a huge frown.

What is the dessert?  

Black Raspberry Pie

Who would you want to eat this dessert with ?  

With my family. 

Where would you want to eat this last dessert?

At my home in West Virginia where I grew up, made from berries picked from the forest.

What comes to your mind when I say the word FOOD?

Dessert, cake, dinner, relaxation. wholesome.

What is the best piece of advice anyone has given you?  

Be yourself.

What is your job? 

Assistant Account Executive at Colangelo & Partners  *At the time of this interview Diana was living in Italy and working as a Writer and Managing Editor of the Grand Wine Tour. She recently moved to NYC.

What is your favorite object I can find in your kitchen? 

My pressure cooker.

Favorite quote?

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous." - Aristotle

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?

I don't see myself anywhere geographically.  I would love to see myself as a published author with the ability to live wherever I want. 

Three most important things in your life?

1.  My health - eating well, being active, feeling healthy every day 

2. Family and close friends

3. My writing