Pinch me… I’m dreaming…

October 10th, 2011 by katie

Do you fantasize about other peoples’ kitchens?  I do.  I read my favorite blogs and I imagine what spacious, beautiful, high-tech kitchens they must have to be so inspired.  And then I look around at my decrepit, aging model home galley kitchen and I sigh.  Sigh.  Yes all of the recipes you have seen here have been cooked on this 14 year old GE electric range:

Only three working burners and the oven-not so much.  But I don’t have a gas hook-up and, though I have spent hours at the appliance store, I just could not spend the money on a new electric stove.  So when Foodbuzz announced that Frigidaire was Test Driving their new electric range, I thought: why not?  What if I threw my hat in the ring?  What’s the worst that could happen?  I could win the opportunity to test drive a brand spanking new electric range with all the bells and whistles??  Um, Yes Please.  Over here.

Well guess what?  I actually won.  I get to test drive (and keep? Yes? Please? PLEASE??) a Frigidaire Gallery Range with Symmetry Double Ovens.  I am so excited I can’t even tell you.  Not even.

FIVE burners and TWO ovens-one conventional and one convection.  I am so excited.  Thanksgiving is coming and I am actually excited to be hosting.  I cant wait to share it with you guys over the next few months!

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17 Responses

  1. Molly Rene

    Congrats!

  2. Amy

    That’s so awesome! Winning is the best feeling! Enjoy!

  3. Wendy P

    How exciting! Congratulations!

    I’m looking forward to your Thanksgiving cooking too!

  4. Tina

    What a beauty! Wishing you many delicious dishes with your new stove!

  5. Jen B

    WOOOHOOOO!!!!! sweet! Happy Dance!!!

  6. June

    Congratulations! That is absolutely fabulous. Can’t wait to see what’s cookin’ on your new stove.

  7. Biz

    That is so exciting Katie! Lucky!

    My kitchen is so pathetic, crappy electric stove (I have a gas hook up, just don’t have the cash for a new stove) and it’s so tiny my husband and I can barely cook at the same time.

    So I will live vicariously through your cooking adventures!

  8. Tami@nutmegnotebook

    Congratulations that is a wonderful thing to win!

  9. Deanna

    I just looked at that range this weekend! I love the double ovens.

  10. Julie at Burnt Carrots

    Thats awesome! I’ll be dreaming of your double oven. 🙂

  11. Sian

    How fantastic – enjoy!

  12. Biz

    I saw the stove on facebook and I am completely jealous!! Can’t wait to see what you make!

  13. Marty Walden

    We just got a new stove and I’m in hog heaven. Mine still worked but the stove top was so damaged from repainting and fixing and it was just gross. Seriously gross. Love my new one!

  14. IceCreamLover77

    Congrats! What a nice upgrade! I’ll be interested to hear your opinions on how the convection vs. conventional ovens work for different types of baking. Please keep us informed. Enjoy!

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