September on WNED thinkbright Create | Preview
This September, WNED thinkbright Create airs 74 different shows, including channel premieres and fresh episodes of fan favorites.
Enjoy a round-the-clock broadcast of the most popular lifestyle and how-to programming seen on public television.
WHERE TO WATCH CREATE
Broadcast Channel -WNED-HD2 over-the-air 17.2
Erie – 21, 1275
Niagara - 1275
Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston,
Orleans - 1277
Dunkirk & Silver Creek – 19, 1275
Fredonia - 17, 1275
Verizon FiOS - 472
Comcast Cable (Northwest PA) – 243
Settle in each weekend to watch your favorite shows in one binge-worthy format. Each Saturday and Sunday, Create airs a programming marathon centered around a theme — a holiday, a country, a particular food, even a single show. All the excitement of a marathon without leaving your couch!
In the Bag
September 22 & 23Attention, needle artists! This weekend, Create's sewing experts create fashionable bags that will serve as the focal point of any ensemble. The pros of It's Sew Easy, Knit and Crochet Now and Quilting Arts share their top tips, techniques and projects for stylish totes, trendy quilted bags, elegant evening bags and so much more!
September 29 & 30This weekend, Create chefs celebrate the bounty of autumn with hearty, rustic meals featuring seasonal ingredients. On the menu: Andreas Viestad's apple-stuffed roast of lamb, Annabel Langbein’s aromatic poached chicken, Joanne Weir's fall fruit salad with pomegranates and pears, P. Allen Smith’s pumpkin crème brulée, America’s Test Kitchen’s roast chicken with root vegetables, and more!
Sweet Italian Dreams
October 6 & 7Journey through “Bel Paese” with Dream of Italy’s Kathy McCabe for an unforgettable lesson in Italian culture. Over the course of 12 back-to-back episodes, Kathy rows a gondola, revs a Lamborghini, sips Chianti in the heart of Tuscan wine country and tours Basilicata with legendary film director Francis Ford Coppola. Along the way, she meets Italy’s colorful chefs, artisans and historians who are preserving the traditions of their ancestors.
Pati’s Food Fiesta
October 13 & 14Create closes out Hispanic Heritage Month with a special marathon of the Emmy-nominated series, Pati's Mexican Table, including a sneak-peek of season seven! Join chef Pati Jinich on her culinary adventures through Mexico as encounters, then recreates, delicious south-of-the-border dishes. Recipes include: tortilla soup, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, drunken rice with chicken, dulce de leche (cajeta) and pecan cinnamon rolls.
October 20 & 21Let Create’s team of travel pros whisk you across the pond to explore Europe’s culture, cuisine and attractions! Rick Steves visits Versailles, Europe's palace of palaces; Travelscope’s Joseph Rosendo delights in the grand cities and quaint villages along the Danube River; Christine van Blokland tours Sorrento, fueled by her curiosity about art, architecture and history; Darley Newman strolls along Cannes famous promenade, and adventurous Samantha Brown bikes through a waterfall-covered valley in Switzerland.
October 27 & 28Spend the weekend on the West Coast as Create’s cooking pros experience the Golden State’s culinary delights. A Moveable Feast’s Curtis Stone creates an intimate meal in scenic Carmel. In San Francisco, Sara Moulton cooks peppery vegetarian rice with a wok specialist. Joanne Weir creates an olive-themed dinner in California wine country. And Steven Raichlen’s So-Cal-style BBQ menu includes tuna tacos, Santa Barbara lobsters and Santa Monica tri-trip.
The Create Cooking Challenge 2018!
Have you got what it takes to join WNED thinkbright Create's distinguished chefs? We asked viewers to send us their best tip, project, or recipe, and enter to win one of 18 prizes, from Create merchandise to their own web series!
Our esteemed final judges this year included: Rick Bayless, host of Mexico ‐ One Plate at a Time; Joanne Weir, from Joanne Weir’s Plates and Places; Kevin Belton, from New Orleans Cooking With Kevin Belton; Ellie Krieger, from Ellie’s Real Good Food; and, Grand Prize winner of the Create Cooking Challenge 2017, Buki Elegbede.
Selected from a nationwide pool of entries by judges who are among public television’s best known chefs, Kiya Schnorr from New York City, claims the Grand Prize, receiving $4,000 and production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a web series of 10 two-minute videos to appear on CreateTV.com. Second Prize Winner,Kristina Vanni, also from New York City, was awarded $1,000 and production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a web series of three, two-minute videos for CreateTV.com.
WNED thinkbright Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries to the Create Cooking Challenge Challenge!
See the culinary talent simmering in Western New York!
Nancy Gaglione | Williamsville, NYAbout:
I am a 70 widow who loves to nourish pals and family. French grandmother who could cook anything. Make something from nothing.
Cooking experience: My whole life
Why entered: Do what I love!
Dion's Shrimp & Grits
Dion Crowder | Buffalo, NYAbout:
I love to cook and grill. I'm a very competitive person who just likes to have fun!
Cooking experience: I am a self taught home cook. I've worked in a few restaurants, but 90% of my cooking , I've done on my own.
Why entered: Do what I love!
Ice Cream Hacks with the Roaring Cupcake
Angela Vazquez | Buffalo, NYAbout:
A sweets and treats obsessed home cook. I'm happiest when mixing a big bowl of butter and sugar and I ALWAYS have room for dessert!
Cooking experience: I'm a home cook with a culinary background. I worked professionally as a baker and cake decorator but I've loved baking since I was 10.
Why entered: As a lifelong fan of public television, I've always wanted to share what I have learned to others who have the same passion in the kitchen.
Jake Nabasny | Buffalo, NYAbout:
I am a translator and PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo. I live with my wife, Ashley, and our two cats.
Cooking experience: : I loved egg drop soup so much as a kid, I learned how to make it. Four years ago I became a vegetarian and got creative in the kitchen.
Why entered: : Sharing food is enjoyable, but sharing recipes is empowering. I'd like to share my knowledge with as many people as possible.
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