Cooking with Nick Stellino
Chef and cookbook author Nick Stellino celebrates his 18th year on public television with a brand-new lifestyle series. Each episode opens with Nick visiting some of his favorite grocers, butchers, cheesemakers and fishmongers. While on location, he happily shares his tips and tricks for selecting the ideal ingredients and the best culinary tools for the everyday cook. After each shopping trip, Nick returns to his sparkling new set, modeled after his own home kitchen. With the home cook in mind, he prepares elegant yet easily recreated recipes - from savory soups to authentic pasta and rice dishes to delectable desserts - in step-by-step fashion. With his signature charm, warmth and humor, he also shares easy plating techniques and other professional tips to help viewers turn their homes into their favorite restaurant.
Cooking with Nick Stellino Previous Broadcasts
Nick's Favorite Pasta & Strawberry Dessert (Episode #111H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Nick visits the P-Patch to talk about tomatoes and prepares his favorite pasta dish from his youth, Rigatoni with Bolognese Ragu. Then shares a the simple techniques of making a luxurious dessert, Strawberries with Zabaglione & Orange Liqueur.
A Sicilian Meatloaf & Cake with Rum Sauce (Episode #110H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Meatloaf when done right can be a work of art, something worthy of the finest restaurant. Chef Stellino re-interprets a fabulous Sicilian recipe from his youth and prepares a Sicilian Stuffed Meatloaf. Then seals the deal with an incredible chocolate butter cake, dripping with the most luscious and buttery rum sauce.... Oh what a life!!!
Elegant Veal Chops & A Delectable Cheesecake (Episode #109H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Cooking the perfect chop and preparing the ultimate sauce with port and Gorgonzola is a easy as 1-2-3! Making the perfect dessert is even easier. Nick visits the cheese monger and the butcher and prepares Veal Chops with Port & Gorgonzola and a Ricotta Cheesecake with Coffee & Chocolate.
A Shrimp Feast (Episode #108H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Nick visits the fish monger and guides the viewer though a series of tips and techniques on how to make incredibly flavorful shrimp recipes which are fool proof and look and taste like a million dollars. Chef Stellino prepares Shrimp with Garbanzo Beans, Arugula & Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Chardonnay Sauce and a Salad with Shrimp, Watermelon & Goat Cheese.