This December on WNED thinkbright Create
In December, WNED thinkbright Create will air 70 different cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening and crafting series, including brand-new shows and fresh episodes of returning 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!
December 16 & 17Satisfy your chocolate cravings while Create chefs prepare dozens of decadent sweet treats. The menu includes: Cook's Country's Mississippi mud pie, Nick Stellino's old-fashioned chocolate pudding, Julia Child's oven-roasted plum cakes with chocolate sauce, Pati Jinich’s flourless chocolate pecan cake, and Ellie Krieger’s double-chocolate waffles a la mode and mocha java smoothie.
Upcoming Weekend Marathons
Joy of the Holidays
December 23 & 24Celebrate the holidays with Create’s lifestyle experts. A Chef’s Life Vivian Howard explores new and traditional Southern recipes, Andreas Viestad makes authentic Scandinavian Christmas dishes and Chef Wilbert Jones prepares a healthy Kwanzaa feast. Joseph Rosendo experiences the joys of Christmastime in San Antonio. P. Allen Smith and Katie Brown deck the halls in style. And Bob Ross captures a classic Christmas scene — a happy little church tucked in a bed of snow, evergreens and mountains. (Repeats December 25)
New Year's Celebration
December 30 & 31Count down to 2018 with Create's entertaining experts! Indulge in the crowd-pleasing appetizers and creative cocktails prepared by Jacques Pépin, Rick Bayless, Ellie Krieger, Steven Raichlen and Julie Taboulie, including camembert with pistachio crust, Asian shrimp cakes and traditional Lebanese small plates. Then, smart traveler Rudy Maxa provides tips on buying bubbly while touring the Champagne region of France. And P. Allen Smith and Katie Brown reveal simple and elegant ideas for hosting with style. Happy New Year!
The Create Cooking Challenge 2017 was a terrific success!
This year’s edition garnered hundreds of submissions representing 80 different public TV stations. Buki Elegbede, the Grand-Prize winner from Greater New York, edged the competition with his take on chocolate whoopie pies. Chris Nance from Santa Clarita, CA nabbed second place with his technique for building a professional-looking graham-cracker crust. Elegbede and Nance will each receive funding and production equipment to finance and produce a web series for CreateTV.com.
Both received high marks from final judges Sara Moulton, Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Steven Raichlen and Kevin Belton.
View the winning entries here.
WNED thinkbright Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries too!
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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