August on WNED thinkbright Create
This August, WNED thinkbright Create airs 70 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
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!
In the Cookie Jar
August 18 & 19
This marathon is right out of the cookie jar and is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth! From Martha Stewart’s Chocolate Chip Cookie to ATK’s Millionaire’s Shortbread, there’s something for everyone to nibble on. And that’s how the cookie crumbles!
Darley Across America
August 25 & 26
Darley Newman is taking us on a tour of America the beautiful from sea to shining sea. Darley is stopping along the Eastern Seaboard in Maryland and Virginia and then she’s off to the Midwest for a drive on Route 66 in Illinois. Darley heads to Wyoming for a tour of some amazing national forests and she takes a jaunt down South to Little Rock, Arkansas for some good fun and barbecue.
Last of the Summer Fun
September 1 & 2This Labor Day weekend, Create smoke-master and grilling guru Steven Raichlen celebrates summer’s last hurrah with six hours of next-level barbecue dishes from his latest series, Project Fire, including his sure-fire recipes for wine-marinated flank steak, Thai sweet chili ribs, honey soy chicken wings, grilled tuna tacos, pork loin Reuben and smoked nectarine bellinis.
New York State of Mind
September 8 & 9Take a bite out of the Big Apple’s eclectic culinary and cultural delights this weekend with two New York natives as your guides. Bare Feet host Mickela Malozzi kicks up her heels while discovering the dance and music traditions of Broadway, Harlem, the Bronx and the Lower East Side. Then, Real Food's Mike Colameco meets the chefs behind the city's most vibrant bars and restaurants, while enjoying their signature dishes.
September 15 & 16Why order in when you can recreate your favorite pie at home? Ditch delivery and join Create chefs as they put their flavorful spin on America’s favorite food. Ming Tsai shakes things up with a scallion pancake pizza topped with spicy chicken. Sara Moulton grills a tasty corn and asparagus pesto pizza. Pati Jinich shares her foolproof dough recipe, plus two Mexican-inspired pizzas. And Cook's Country's Bridget Lancaster makes a skillet pizza Margherita in a cast-iron pan.
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!
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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