Chef and cookbook author Nick Stellino celebrates his 18th year on public television with a brand-new lifestyle series, COOKING WITH NICK STELLINO. 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.

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Elegant Veal Chops & A Delectable Cheesecake

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.

  • 2019-11-13T03:30:00-08:00
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A Sicilian Meatloaf & Cake with Rum Sauce

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!!!

  • 2019-11-20T03:30:00-08:00
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Nick's Favorite Pasta & Strawberry Dessert

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.

  • 2019-11-27T03:30:00-08:00
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Halibut with a Kick & Aristocratic Risotto

Chef Stellino is all about the details of simple techniques and his teaching style shines with brilliance in this episode, inspiring people to enjoy life with fabulous recipes and simple techniques. Nick visits the fish monger and the green grocer and prepares Halibut with Tequila & Jalapeno Pepper Sauce and Risotto with Zucchini, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto.

  • 2019-12-04T03:30:00-08:00
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Espresso Ribeye & Fried Green Tomatoes

Sometime in life, the most unexpected combination of flavors creates true culinary masterpieces. In this episode Chef Stellino does just that, a magic rub containing espresso turns a great steak into a work of art. Then Nick teaches us how to create a southern favorite, Fried Green Tomatoes.

  • 2019-12-11T03:30:00-08:00
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