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A Taste of History

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.

Premiere:
Oct 24, 2009
Original Network:
PBS
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Martha Washington Won the War

S01, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 2009)
Martha Washington's authentic turkey stew with oysters.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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Early German Settlers

S01, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 2009)
German settlers come to Philadelphia and immediately contribute to the new world's culture; ale-braised sausages.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
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Martha Washington Won the War

S01, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 2009)
Martha Washington's authentic turkey stew with oysters.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
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James K. Polk: The Dark Horse President

S07, E07  (First Aired: Jun. 22, 2016)
Farm-to-table southern fare favored by President James K. Polk, including fried chicken and chess pie.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 257
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George Washington's Tent

S07, E08  (First Aired: Jun. 29, 2016)
George Washington's mobile headquarters survives both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars; Army cuisines; rustic pot-au-feu and whiskey cake.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 8:30PM-9:00PM
  • 257
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Artillery by the Book

S06, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 2014)
Pease soup with pork shanks; Sally Lunn toast; Hunter's stew with rabbit, beef, turkey and pork; skillet potatoes; cannonball punch.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 257
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Fort Mifflin's River War

S06, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 2014)
Shrimp and rutabaga fricassee; corn fritters; okra fish stew; baked fennel.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
  • 257
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El Camino Real

S05, E04  (First Aired: Aug. 7, 2013)
Atole; blue corn porridge; elk stew.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 257
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Chili Peppers: Fruit of New Mexico

S05, E05  (First Aired: Aug. 14, 2013)
Short ribs; red polenta; wild boar chili.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 10:30PM-11:00PM
  • 257
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The Midnight Ride

S04, E02  (First Aired: Apr. 30, 2012)
Henry Longfellow's poem, ``The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere''; lobster pie; deep-fried quail eggs.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 257
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Remembering John Adams

S04, E03  (First Aired: May. 7, 2012)
A classic New England boiled dinner; John Adams' birthplace home in Quincy, Mass.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 11:30PM-12:00AM
  • 257
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Boston's Famous Parker House

S07, E05  (First Aired: Jun. 8, 2016)
Boston's Haymarket Square and Parker House; Boston scrod; Parker House rolls; Boston cream pie.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 257
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Von Steuben's Secret Weapon

S01, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 2009)
Braised rabbit legs and potato cakes.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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Washington's Crossing Pepperpot Soup

S01, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 2009)
West Indies-influenced pepperpot soup with corn bread.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 257
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Von Steuben's Secret Weapon

S01, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 2009)
Braised rabbit legs and potato cakes.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
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Jefferson's Monticello

S01, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 2009)
Stuffed cabbage with fried asparagus; a tour of Thomas Jefferson's estate and gardens.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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Jefferson's Monticello

S01, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 28, 2009)
Beer and wine cellars; ice house; how 18th century food was harvested and stored; boiled beef with bouillon potatoes.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 257
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Jefferson's Monticello

S01, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 2009)
Stuffed cabbage with fried asparagus; a tour of Thomas Jefferson's estate and gardens.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
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Root Cellars

S01, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 2009)
Goose with turnips; crab cake with herb remoulade; root cellars.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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Hercules: Slave Chef to the Washingtons

S01, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 26, 2009)
Veal olives was the signature dish of Hercules, the slave chef of George Washington; white bean and shallot puree.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 257
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Root Cellars

S01, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 2009)
Goose with turnips; crab cake with herb remoulade; root cellars.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
  • RLTV

Jefferson's Monticello

S01, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 2009)
White bean and bacon soup; chicken fricassee; herbed barley; tour of Monticello Visitor's Center.
  • Sat 7/1
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 257
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Jefferson's Monticello

S01, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 2009)
James Hemings, Thomas Jefferson's slave cook; curried lamb with rice pilaf and stewed mushrooms.
  • Sat 7/1
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 257
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No Episode Title

(First Aired: Oct. 24, 2009)
Chef Walter Staib prepares 18th century cuisine.
  • Mon 7/3
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
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  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
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  • Tue 7/4
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
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  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
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  • 8:30PM-9:00PM
  • 257
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  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
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  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
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  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
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  • 10:30PM-11:00PM
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  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
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  • 11:30PM-12:00AM
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  • Wed 7/5
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 257
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  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
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Escape to Deshler Morris House

S02, E04  (First Aired: Jul. 19, 2010)
Shrimp toast; larded heart of beef tenderloin.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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Benedict Arnold's Treacherous Wife

S02, E05  (First Aired: Jul. 26, 2010)
Oyster stew; roasted duckling glazed with honey.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 257
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Escape to Deshler Morris House

S02, E04  (First Aired: Jul. 19, 2010)
Shrimp toast; larded heart of beef tenderloin.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 257
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No Episode Title

(First Aired: Oct. 24, 2009)
Chef Walter Staib prepares 18th century cuisine.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
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  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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Yellow Fever

S02, E08  (First Aired: Aug. 16, 2010)
Citrus-marinated salmon with an eggplant dore.
  • Sat 7/8
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 257
  • RLTV

Betsy Ross Sews a Legend

S02, E09  (First Aired: Aug. 23, 2010)
Lobster and corn fritters; baked veal chops; braised artichokes.
  • Sat 7/8
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 257
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No Episode Title

(First Aired: Oct. 24, 2009)
Chef Walter Staib prepares 18th century cuisine.
  • Mon 7/10
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 257
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  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 257
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  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 257
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  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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