This May on WNED thinkbright Create

In May 2018, WNED thinkbright Create airs 73 different series, including fresh episodes of fan favorites.


Enjoy a round-the-clock broadcast of the most popular lifestyle and how-to programming seen on public television.

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Explore more at the WNED thinkbright Create website.

WHERE TO WATCH CREATE

Broadcast Channel -WNED-HD2 over-the-air 17.2

Time-Warner/Spectrum

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

This Weekend on WNED thinkbright Create

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!

Grill guru Steven Raichlins' smoked creation
Red, White & BBQ

Red, White & BBQ

May 26 & 27

This Memorial Day weekend, Create's resident grill guru Steven Raichlen ushers in the unofficial start of summer with six hours of mouthwatering barbecue dishes from his series, Project Smoke Impress your guests with his sure-fire BBQ recipes for wood-grilled beef tomahawk with blue cheese butter, Nashville hot wings, inside-out cheeseburgers, maple sriracha-smoked chicken legs, Yankee porchetta (“pork and beans”), and ember-roasted salsa with grilled tortillas.
The marathon airs on Saturday from 6am - 12pm, with encores on Saturday from 6:00 pm - 12:00 am and Sunday from 12pm - 6pm.

Coming Soon

Backyard Makeover
Backyard Makeover

Backyard Makeover

June 2 & 3

Learn to turn your backyard into an outdoor oasis with the help of Create's home and garden experts. For Your Home's Vicki Payne outfits her deck with a hot tub and outdoor kitchen. The Ask This Old House team creates a backyard sanctuary with a patio and granite fire pit. And P. Allen Smith (pictured) transforms his outdoor living space into one worthy of a “staycation” — complete with chickens!

Dining Al Fresco
Dining Al Fresco

Dining Al Fresco

June 9 & 10

It’s time to take the party outside and soak up the joys of summertime. Plan your backyard picnic or intimate dinner with the help of Create’s lifestyle experts. Dine al fresco with creative recipes and outdoor entertaining ideas from Lidia Bastianich, Sara Moulton, Pete Evans, Pati Jinich, Annabel Langbein (pictured), George Hirsch, The Jazzy Vegetarian and Katie Brown.

Veggie Supreme
Veggie Supreme

Veggie Supreme

June 16 & 17

In this veggie-friendly marathon, Create chefs craft healthy and satisfying meatless dishes. America’s Test Kitchen cooks pair cheese and tomato lasagna with homemade garlic bread. Pati Jinich shares an Oaxacan-style sweet potato and black bean tamales. Sara Moulton whips up zucchini pasta and mu shu vegetables wrapped in homemade crepes. And Taste the Islands’ Chef Thia creates a menu of accra fritters, Haitian eggplant legume, and a refreshing pear and chayote salad.

Create Mash-up
Create Mash-up

Create Mash-up

June 23 & 24

Double your pleasure this weekend as Create chefs crash each other’s shows. Ming Tsai welcomes Jacques Pepin, Lidia Bastianich, Rick Bayless and Andreas Viestad into his kitchen. Then, Ming visits his old friend Sara Moulton to share his recipe for scallops with black beans and zucchini. Jacques Pepin also hosts Rick Bayless to make a Mexican-themed menu. And Martha Stewart and Julia Child join forces to bake a three-tiered wedding cake.

Patriotic Pitmasters
Patriotic Pitmasters

Patriotic Pitmasters

June 30 & July 1

Make your Fourth of July sizzle with the help of Create’s grilling gurus Steven Raichlen, Sara Moulton, Pati Jinich, Rick Bayless, Annabel Langbein and the Cook’s Country team. Impress your guests with their sure-fire recipes for thick-cut smoked pork chops (pictured), backyard barbeque beans, date-glazed lamb chops, char-grilled corn on the cob, scallop, basil and prosciutto kebabs, Texas barbeque brisket and more!

A whiz in the kitchen? Enter the 2018 Create Cooking Challenge

The Create Cooking Challenge is Back!
Judging is now underway.

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!

Many viewers submitted a short video to demonstrate their culinary expertise and judging is now underway! The Grand Prize includes $4,000 cash and production equipment valued at $1,000 to complete a 10-episode web series for CreateTV.com.

Our esteemed final judges this year include: 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.

Check back soon to see this year's winners!

WNED thinkbright Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries to the 2017 Challenge!
See the culinary talent simmering in Western New York!

Cheater Bolognese

Nancy Gaglione | Williamsville, NY

About:
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, NY

About:
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, NY

About:
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.

Eggs Florentine

Jake Nabasny | Buffalo, NY

About:
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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