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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Previous Broadcasts

Dish to Name (Episode #110H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Chef Stellino explains the process of naming a dish after someone you love while he prepares some of his favorites. Dishes include: Maureen's farro salad (A twist on farro) / gambero al coccio (in shell shrimp cooked in wine) / Grandma's braciole (meat with a moist stuffing) / Aunt Buliti's strawberries (a special twist on a fresh fruit cup featuring strawberries and oranges with a very special sauce).

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

The Tomato Whisperer (Episode #109H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Chef Stellino explores the complexities and intricacies of Italy's most treasured fruit the tomato. He offers the blueberry as the fruit of choice for dessert. Dishes include: tomato salad (cherry tomatoes with mozzarella and onions) / tonno alla puttanesca (tuna steaks with a special tomato sauce) / blueberry crumble.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Family Matters (Episode #108H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Chef Stellino recalls the charming quirks of his family and how they have influenced his own outlook on food. His mother smelled the fruit; his uncle thought Brooklyn was named after broccoli; and how a one-pot dish and luxurious pudding brings everyone together. Dishes include: Pasta all' arrabbiata (pasta with a spicy tomato sauce) / salsicce brasate con broccoli e peperoni (braised sausages with broccoli and peppers) / banana cream pudding.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Bacon Or Pancetta (Episode #107H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Chef Stellino attempts to answer the question - which one is more delicious - incredible, salty bacon or aged, spiced pancetta? The answer still eludes him as he explores each versatile ingredient's unique flavor and texture contribution to a variety of recipes. Dishes include: Ragu' di gamberetti (shrimp, bacon, asparagus and red peppers) / shrimp amatriciana with pasta (from the town of Amatriciana, made with pancetta) / insalata del sogno (dream salad with pancetta, parmesan cheese, vinaigrette dressing) / watermelon salad with tomato and bacon.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Food Memories (Episode #106H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Chef Stellino explores his Sicilian childhood and recipes that translate to the modern day dinner table with-standing the test of time. Dishes include: Salsiccie e fagioli (sausage and beans) / orecchiette con broccoli e salsiccia (orecchiette pasta with broccoli and sausage) / insalata a la Siciliana (fennel, red cabbage, Belgian endive, red onion, oranges, olives, white balsamic vinegar)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
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