grrlygeek: Tracie Umbreit
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I love food but don't consider myself to be a food snob. I typically prefer small family owned restaurants to the pricier five star joints.
My culinary focus these days has been on my health so I try to incorporate a lot of fresh ingredients and whole grains.
San Diego, USA
Her quirks and foibles
|Food loves:||fresh herbs, fruits and veggies from the farmer's market, microgreens, good quality olive oil, nonfat plain yogurt, garlic, indian spices, fried green tomatoes, buttermilk cornbread, homemade sorbet/ice cream|
|Food hates:||fat-free dairy products (with the exception of plain yogurt)|
|Food heroes:||mark bittman, rick bayless, sylvia woods, jamie oliver|
|Food villians:||fast food chains|
|Food highlight:||homemade mac-n-cheese with chicken, spinach, duxelle of mixed varieties of mushrooms, and four cheeses with fried green onion garnish|
|Food lowlight:||a father's day omelet i made when i was in 7th grade that consisted of eggs, pickles, olives and whatever else i could find in the frig...ewwww|
|Favourite utensils:||chef's knife, mandoline slicer, china cap strainer, french oven|
|Food beliefs:||keep it fresh and simple and always try to buy locally grown produce.|