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Andrea
Edmonton,Alberta
Contact: gourmandrea@yahoo.com
Interests: I love to cook/bake have a genuine interest in different culinary cultures and local food events and happenings. I live in Edmonton,Ab with my husband Kevin and our baby girl Ivy. We have a big Ol' dog Onyx who looks like a black wolf (she is a crazy foodie too!)
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Salutations Blog bauzentrumleipfinger.de/moderation.php?addition=z22fb7vk7azz6k Jadique Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at GourmAndrea
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I havent posted anything for a laughably long time. Not any great reason really just seem to be in kid mode with far too many things to do in the day. Anyways I miss cooking, baking, taking pics and I want to make a concerted effort to do more of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at GourmAndrea
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Paula Deen's Cinnamon Rolls Oh Paula what are you doing to me??!! I ate two of these for supper tonight, yum!!! I am nearing the end of my pregnancy and I've had a serious craving for a great cinnamon bun. I keep almost getting the ones from the supermarket but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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Mmmmm I love me some Apple Crisp! I got this recipes from Allrecipes it's one of their highest rated crisps. It deserves the title, it's so yummy! I would say it's a bit sweet so I would cut sugar a little. Here's the link... http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/12409/apple-crisp-ii Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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I love these waffles you have you're ingredients together/mixed up in 10min flat-perfect! They aren't the same as the buttermilk or the yeast variety they are still tasty. I got this recipe from allrecipes here is the link http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/22180/waffles-i I made some slight changes I beat the egg whites separately... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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My friend recently had a baby and I like to cook to help out a bit on those frantic first weeks! Lasagna seemed like a good bet but I decided to choose a vegetarian recipe b/c her husband doesn't eat meat. I found this lasagna quite delicious and flavourful and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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This is a Beef Stew I made the other day seemed perfect for all the cold weather we've been having. It's a Canadian Living recipe. Here is the link http://m.canadianliving.com/#!/blog-food/old-fashioned-beef-stew-with-winter-vegetables/4bcbb1b3606215b1fffe1192a2e2bb14 I loved that it had lots of parsnips in it and also a new one for me, rutabaga, it gives... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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I made these for a valentine party. I love white chocolate brownies they are a real favourite of mine. These are a really fudgey type brownie. I got this recipe from a blog and the recipe can be found here http://www.gourmethousewife.com/2012/01/white-chocolate-brownies/ Sent from my iPhone Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at GourmAndrea
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Alright so the first time I heard about Chicago popcorn was yesterday while reading reviews about Cineplex's Vip experience. Today I am walking around Save-On I see this, pick it up like what is this stuff?? Cheddar and Caramel corn.....seriously?? That sounds strange/borderline gross. I have to try it there... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I wanted to make something fun this Halloween and by fun I guess that means picking a recipe that I have nothing for so going into 4 stores to try and get a silicone cake pop pan, who knew silicone would be so hard to find!?! I thought with cake... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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This is a delish cake better second day and even better on the third day! Roll cakes might look difficult but they are just as easy as regular cakes. The idea is you roll the cake, while hot, in a tea towel and it cools that way giving it a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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What a gorgeous recipe! Technically this is not whole wheat bread its more like half white/half whole wheat I have always been confused by that term. I think next time I will use more whole wheat less white b/c I think it would be even tastier. I was drawn to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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Boston cream cupcakes! I got this recipe from Joy Of Baking http://m.joyofbaking.com/cupcakes/BostonCreamPieCupcakes.html . These were good and I love the idea of them, however I found the cupcakes too fragile and finicky for this application. I sprayed my first batch with Pam like I normally would and they stuck terribly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I know cheesecake is so simple to begin with but this seems to take 5? min to put together so incredibly easy,simple but delicious. I got this recipe from the Kraft site. Mini Oreo Cheesecakes 2-packages 250g each cream cheese (I always use 1/3 fat) 1/2 cup of sugar 2... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I made a couple of lasagna's the other day, one for a friend who just had a baby. I remember how difficult meal times are with a newborn :S. I also made her some rolo cookies, check them out! (shameless plug haha.) Seriously though they are the worlds most amazing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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It is SO hard to bake/cook with a toddler actually she is always in my grill even empyting the dishwasher is a 3 part job :P. I decided if I want to get any baking done I have to do it on Sunday's when my husband home, it seems it's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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So this recipe is from the Rachael Ray site but I think? its a reader submission. Here is the link it is delicious but it definitely walks the cake line for sure and is super addictive and moist. I did put a bit of foil loosely on the top of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I recently went on a trip to Victoria and I have always wanted to check out red fish blue fish a c-can restaurant? (think island food truck) in the inner harbour. I tried to go once another time to check it out but due to stellar prices,quality and location the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I had a major waffle craving today, which for me means a maple syrup craving!!! Haha anyways my sweet tooth aside this is just a simple recipe. It did the trick but if I were being picky I prefer a buttermilk waffle. Waffles-Makes 7 2 eggs 2 cups flour (recipe... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I fell in love with the look of these cookies I got the recipe here. If you closed your eyes and tasted these cookies and tried to imagine what they would look like you would picture white sugar cookies but they are so fun and colorful, I love them! St... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I have great memories of puffed wheat squares and once my daughter starting eating puffed corn and kamut I thought hmmm why not.... These were pretty good and I loved the corn and kamut in there but the syrup part could be better, my moms are awesome, next time I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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I made this cheesecake quite a while ago things seemed to get crazy here around Christmas time :O This is a great recipe on its own buuuuut :) if I had to make some changes.....I would add some salt in both the crust and maybe a light sprinkle on top... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2013 at GourmAndrea
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We celebrated Ivy's FIRST birthday, so exciting and so fun!!! I decided to make her a bulldozer cake living in Edmonton,AB it just makes sense! Next year she will be able to choose what kind of cake she wants so I stayed away from lions,princesses and (shudder) Elmo's this year.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at GourmAndrea
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Our moms group had a group 1st birthday party last weekend, Ivy still has 1 week and a bit to go until her actual birthday. We went to Chuck E Cheese I not sure if Ivy or I? had more fun :) I decided to make carrot cupcakes for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at GourmAndrea
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These are my husbands favorite type of cookies. I could care less about them (probably a good thing:) I like my cookies soft he likes them crispy, you know how it is! Igot this recipe from food.com and the only change I made was to double the vanilla. Chocolate Butterscotch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2012 at GourmAndrea