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.
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
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!
Red, White & BBQ
May 26 & 27
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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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