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  • noun Plural form of gourmand.


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  • They should be grown in tolerably rich soil, but which has been enriched with decayed leaves rather than animal manure; as, when they are manured with dung, they are very apt to produce what are called water shoots or gourmands, that is, strong vigorous shoots without any blossom buds.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • Unfortunately, many are content to be gourmands, which is not at all the same thing.

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  • So, it turns out the grill was 11 months old and apparently these "gourmands" couldn't get it to light up anymore.

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  • Of course, the budding Greek gourmands don't always toast the finished product.

    Dude, Those Candied Walnuts Go Great at a Kegger

  • He also found an avid following among like-minded gourmands who now buy bags of cereal marshmallows from him.

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  • The Brooklyn Kitchen offers toys for all types of gourmands, from experts who regularly butcher their own meat to casual foodies who just want to read a nice chef memoir while someone else does the cooking.

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  • Italiaoutdoors's ski instructor/mountain guide duo, Kathy Bechtel and Vernon McClure, leads snow-loving gourmands on custom tours through the Trentino-Alto Adige region of the Dolomite mountains.

    Fresh in Powder

  • Julia had been in the midst of testing recipes for a French cookbook she was contracted to write for the Boston publisher Houghton Mifflin with two fellow gourmands she had met in Paris.

    A Covert Affair

  • In fact, the Danish capital is chockablock with exciting new restaurants, many of which are helmed by former Noma chefs and after sampling a few, I can see why many gourmands feel the world's most dynamic dining scene revolves around Denmark.

    Jill Fergus: Copenhagen Dining Beyond Noma

  • Surely his "simple stew of onions, beer, and beef," a satisfying cold-weather dish cooked in a Dutch oven and using Trappist beer, will remind many well-traveled gourmands of hearty Belgian fare, although the author enlivens the recipe with a tangy-tart applesauce accompaniment.

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