January on WNED thinkbright Create | Preview
This January, WNED thinkbright Create will air more than 70 cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, painting and crafting series. Here's a sampling!
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!
January 5 & 6The New Year is upon us and eating right in 2019 is one of the top resolutions. Fortunately, Laura Theodore, also known as the Jazzy Vegetarian, is here to help us get on the right track. Her easy, flavorful plant based meals are sure to win over any meat eater. Laura makes all of your favorites: pizza, quesadillas, cookies, cupcakes and much more. So, whether you are looking to incorporate meatless Monday into your dinner plans or you are diving right into veganism, this is the marathon to watch!
January 12 & 13Nothing warms you up better than a hardy bowl of soup. All of our Create chefs are showing off their best recipes. The ATK gang reveals the secret to the best Greek chicken and rice soup. Kevin Belton, Ellie Krieger and Joanne Weir are just some of the chefs that have a perfect soup for your soul. Grab your spoon and have a Soup-er Weekend!
Winter In, Cruise Out
January 19 & 20Wave goodbye to winter! Hop onto the boat and into warm sunshine! Join Travel expert Joseph Rosendo as he cruises the Mediterranean. Not only does Rick Steves cruise through Germany, he also provides informative tips for when planning to take a cruise. Don’t let the winter blues get you down, let them all float away.
January 26 & 27Who says beaches are just for lounging? Grab your sunscreen and join us on this sandy adventure! Rudy Maxa kicks off this marathon on the white sand beaches of Tahiti and Bora Bora. Rick Steves island hops through Greece to check out which island has the best beach scene. Lastly, experience the colors of the sunset with Bob Ross as you wind down for a walk along the beach.
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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