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A Taste of History

Description

Chef Walter Staib is a third-generation restaurateur with more than four decades of culinary experience. In this series, Staib explores America's culinary history, re-creating dishes dating back as far as the nation's birth in the 18th century. The show is taped at historic locations across America, including Monticello (Thomas Jefferson's estate), the historic RittenhouseTown district of Philadelphia and the site where George Washington crossed the Delaware River. Staib discusses the origin of each recipe and its ingredients in order to reveal the history surrounding the dish.

Upcoming Episodes

  • A Gathering on the Gulf

    The centuries-long struggle to control the strategic Gulf region of Pensacola, Fla.; cooking local favorites over an open hearth; recipes include pan-seared Pensacola red snapper and Spanish-style paella. (30 minutes)

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  • Revolutionary Cattle Drive

    The role of Texas beef in the outcome of the American Revolution; recipes fit for life on the open range, including cowboy stew, berry cobbler and cabrito. (30 minutes)

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