Corn this time! I am having too much fun making these. #idaho #basecamp # organic #food #festival #harvesr #fall
Another graphic for #idaho #basecamp. #carrots #organic #food #farm #earth
Eating bugs. NBD #bugs #insects #food #culinary
Working on some logo ideas for #idaho #basecamp. #beans #lentils #art #food #sunvalley #organic
To all the rocker fans out there - only have a few minutes and want to watch Helter Skelter?
Amanda Catrini - The Chef Girl Rocker performs The Beatles: Helter Skelter from her pilot episode.
Helter Skelter written by: Lennon/McCartney
Episode 2 premieres November 15th 2012
Take a gander at Number One Friend Production’s latest project: Chef Girl Rocker.
Chef Amanda Catrini is about to take you on a tasty journey filled with delectable recipes, incredible stories and ROCK-N-ROLL.
So grab a bev and a snack and be prepared to have your palate ROCKED!
Series Premiere October 15th only at CHEFGIRLROCKER.com
I am very proud to be a member of this team! AND I cannot wait for MONDAY!
Just finished the Feastival 2012 Poster!
Mega excited to end the “Summer of Sacrifice” with a month-long vacation in Idaho. Wanna go?
I’m slowly finding that the hardest part of living in NYC is not having access to my own personal garden to take care of at the end of each day. I can deal with Times Square tourists. I can deal with the garbage smell. I can even deal with the stuffy subways, but I really miss my backyard garden in Delaware. I have been nomadic for so long that I am sure my own house plants don’t even recognize me anymore. This is sad. I need a permanent home.
Luckily, a few weekends ago, Joey and I took a quick trip to his parents house and began the BLUEBERRY HARVEST! These swollen sapphires were BURSTING with flavor and the bushes seemed to have an endless supply of treasure. Personally, I love the sour berries, and these bushes were no disappointment, but trust me when i tell you that the sweet berries were FOOD OF THE WHATEVER YOU BELIEVES IN. We plucked until our purple stained fingers could picked no more (about 15 minutes..ha) but we couldn’t fit any more of these berries into our bellies or any container we had.
You know how cartoon food always looks better than real life (see ninja turtles pizza or any cartoon apple) ? Well, these gems tasted better than any cartoon food I have seen - if that makes sense.
This small reminder of the “simpler life” was enough to rejuvenate my spirits.
Check out the latest project that I am working on. Chef Girl Rocker. Imagine the Beatles had a love child with your favorite food network star. Yup.
Working with this team of artists, musicians, chefs, and producers has been inspiring and more importantly, seriously fun.
I am very proud of Amanda and the team!
Currently editing some of the footage - standby for some more treats from the weekend.
This past weekend was an exercise in rocktagiousness.
and we WON.
6 talented dudes and myself trekked up to pleasant valley, ny… to the land of cows, waterfalls, and my delightful parents. We were on a 2 day mission to make three music videos, record four songs, and have an ample amount…
Meet Amanda, ChefGirlRocker!
It’s about to get real tasty in NYC!
Saturday morning - thunderstorms. beach was cancelled so obvio the only other option was to recreate the eggs blackstone from sinclairs in newark, delaware (a.k.a land of hopes and yuengling).
what are eggs blackstone?
no blackstone has been sighted.
it sounds simple enough but the way sinclaire’s combines the aforementioned ingredients is nothing short of mystifying. eggs are silky, bacon crispy, tomatoes sweet and tangy, cheese drapes the eggs like a magical curds cloak.
i have tried to emulate this dish in the past to wearisome results. but today i had my A game and my flounder friend. together we foraged nyc for the perfect ingredients and we poached, seared, toasted, and fried our way to infamy.
these eggs are 87% as good as sinclairs.
and that’s a percentage i am proud of.
Taking leftovers to the next level.
I just sautee’d some S & P garlic shrimp in olive oil with some fire-y red pepper flake. I dressed up some corn bread with the smokey left over chipotle roasted corn salad i made the other day and splashed the whole plate with a juicy lime.
The whole process only took about 5 minutes. Dinner party material IRL.
(Taken with Instagram)
Guys, I out did myself this time. Roasted corn salad with a chipotle lime sauce. Recipe to follow. (Taken with instagram)
Corn on the cob
red bell pepper
adobo sauce or chipotle chili (smoked jalapeno)
s & p
rub corn with olive oil, s & p, cumin and lime juice. Roast in oven on 400 degree until charred.
sauce: greek yogurt, lime juice, adobo sauce (sparingly, it has a kick) s & p
Chop tomatoes, red peppers, green onions, into even size pieces. Chop cilantro. Add to a bowl. Once corn is roasted, use a chef or vegetable knife to remove the kernels and add to bowl.
Add sauce and enjoy with tortilla chips, on a taco, or by itself. This was amazing!