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.
Luscious Soups (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
A soup can be a form of art! Chef Stellino shares his secrets for the perfect soups, smooth, luscious and elegant. Nick visits the green grocer and prepares Butternut Squash Soup topped with Peppers, Arugula & Spicy Sausage and a Pea Soup topped with Peppers & Shrimp.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
The Ultimate Steak Dinner (#107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Nick visits the butcher and the pear orchard and prepares New York Steak with Vodka Martini Sauce and Pears in Marsala Wine Sauce.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
A Shrimp Feast (#108H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Elegant Veal Chops & A Delectable Cheesecake (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
A Sicilian Meatloaf & Cake with Rum Sauce (#110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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!!!
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
Nick's Favorite Pasta & Strawberry Dessert (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 4:00pm email reminder
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