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For the first time, chef Nick Stellino invites viewers into his home to experience the recipes nearest to his heart in the 13-part series "Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen." Throughout the program, Nick travels down memory lane to revisit dishes inspired by his childhood and family in Sicily. He demonstrates step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow techniques, bringing Italian classics to life in a way that allows viewers to prepare new chapters in their own culinary experience. Each half-hour episode revolves around a theme, which is explored through candid moments, personal anecdotes, and lively preparations captured in his Los Angeles home. As a seasoned chef with a passion for food, Nick highlights an ingredient and sometimes a cooking utensil, and then expertly describes how each connects to his Sicilian culture and to Italian cuisine in the preparation of each unique meal.

Featured dishes are steeped in Mediterranean tradition - salsiccia al sugo (sausages braised in tomato sauce over mashed potatoes), pasta alla norma (pasta with fried eggplant), and pasta alle vongole all'essenziale (clams and spaghetti) – and are reduced to their essence and explained and demonstrated in a manner that the home cook can easily manage and replicate. "Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen."highlights Nick's love of food, humor and passion for all things Italian.

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The Gardener

Chef Stellino digs into his family's history of farming in Italy and the connection to growing vegetables through self-reliant instincts passed down through the generations. He introduces techniques used to create a spicy mirepoix, a sweet and sour braised cauliflower and a romantic veggie pasta dish even kids will love. Dishes include: Lenticchie Brasate (Braised Lentils) / Cavoli Arriminati (Mixed up Cauliflower) / Pasta Con Le Zucchine (Pasta with Zucchini Sauce)

  • 2020-10-22T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-10-22T15:00:00-07:00
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The Food Artist

Chef Stellino paints the picture of a life expressing himself through his love for the culinary arts. He constantly seeks to create those dishes that are as beautiful as they are delicious and shares with the viewers the sacrifices inherent in always seeking the path to the perfect meal. Dishes include: Red wine sauce (with soffritto) / scalloped potatoes (with Swiss and parmesan cheese / steak au poivre (Peppered Steak) with garlic arugula / and salmon with Brussel sprouts and red wine sauce.

  • 2020-10-24T09:00:00-07:00
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I Love Cheese!

Chef Stellino dives into one of Italy's most beloved exports - creamy, flavorful and always tantalizing - the one perfect ingredient in any dish: cheese. Dishes include: Pasta alla norma (pasta with fried eggplant) / rollatini di melanzane (grilled eggplant with ricotta filling and chopped tomato sauce) / ricotta pudding

  • 2020-10-29T09:00:00-07:00
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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

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Soup for the Soul

Nick talks about his growth as a chef while preparing a trio of comforting soups. Dishes include: Mussel Soup with Brandy and Saffron / Lentil Soup with Sausages / Butternut Squash Soup with Cannellini Beans and Ham.

  • 2020-10-30T14:30:00-07:00
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Meatballs for Life

Nick illuminates the art (and joy) of making handcrafted meatballs. Dishes include: Meatballs Ammugghiate (Mixed-Up Meatballs), Meatballs Agglassatu (Meatballs with Marsala and Onion Sauce) and Chicken Meatballs in Parmesan Cream Sauce.

  • 2020-10-30T15:00:00-07:00
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The Love of Pasta

Nick confesses his love for pasta and explains how the perfect sauce completes his most cherished meal. Dishes include: Ravioli in Wild Mushroom Sauce, Pasta Fagioli and Pasta with White Meat Sauce.

  • 2020-10-30T15:30:00-07:00
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