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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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The Washingtons at Mount Vernon

S03, E01  (First Aired: Jul. 18, 2011)
Chef Walter Staib prepares some of George Washington's favorites, including roasted beef marrow, baked stuffed sturgeon, roasted root vegetables and citrus vinaigrette.
  • Mon 11/20
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The Washingtons at Mount Vernon

S03, E02  (First Aired: Jul. 25, 2011)
Pickled herring bonne femme; roasted stuffed goose; braised sunchokes; sweet potato biscuits.
  • Mon 11/20
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
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The Washingtons at Mount Vernon

S03, E01  (First Aired: Jul. 18, 2011)
Chef Walter Staib prepares some of George Washington's favorites, including roasted beef marrow, baked stuffed sturgeon, roasted root vegetables and citrus vinaigrette.
  • Mon 11/20
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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Bartram's Gardens: A Revolution in Gardening

S03, E03  (First Aired: Aug. 1, 2011)
Fried Lafayette fish; curried tofu with shrimp, turbot and braised romaine.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Rye Coffee

S03, E04  (First Aired: Aug. 8, 2011)
Harvesting rye; madeira onion soup; sea snails; beef tongue with caper sauce; Pennsylvania Dutch dumplings.
  • Tue 11/21
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Bartram's Gardens: A Revolution in Gardening

S03, E03  (First Aired: Aug. 1, 2011)
Fried Lafayette fish; curried tofu with shrimp, turbot and braised romaine.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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George Washington in Barbados

S07, E03  (First Aired: May. 18, 2016)
Unique connection between Barbados and the U.S.; Bajan fish cakes; flying fish; cou-cou.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
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Dr. Benjamin Rush: Father of American Psychiatry

S07, E04  (First Aired: May. 25, 2016)
Seafood vol-au-vent; leek and crimini mushroom ragu; apple tart.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 8:30PM-9:00PM
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Winning the War With Bread

S06, E02  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 2014)
Classic turkey pot pie; gingerbread and poached pears.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
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Philadelphia's City Tavern

S06, E01  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 2014)
The history of Philadelphia's City Tavern; chef Staib prepares roast leg of venison, yellow beets and walnuts gratin, sage potatoes and creme brulee.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
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Star Spangled Banner

S05, E02  (First Aired: Jul. 24, 2013)
Eel and mussel chowder; smoked pheasant en croute; roasted veal shank; bread pudding with black currants.
  • Tue 11/21
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Let Freedom Ring

S05, E03  (First Aired: Jul. 31, 2013)
Sauteed shad roe; coq au vin rouge with herb spaetzle.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 10:30PM-11:00PM
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The First Five Presidents

S04, E13  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 2012)
A review of five presidents, the foods they loved and highlights from their lives.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
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The First Three Seasons

S03, E13  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 2011)
Memorable dishes.
  • Tue 11/21
  • 11:30PM-12:00AM
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George Washington in Barbados

S07, E03  (First Aired: May. 18, 2016)
Unique connection between Barbados and the U.S.; Bajan fish cakes; flying fish; cou-cou.
  • Wed 11/22
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
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Dolley & James Madison -- Entertaining at Montpelier

S03, E05  (First Aired: Aug. 15, 2011)
Ice cream; artichokes; veal kidney dijonnaise; Hoppin' John; cornmeal fried catfish.
  • Wed 11/22
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Dolley & James Madison -- Entertaining at Montpelier

S03, E06  (First Aired: Aug. 22, 2011)
Virginia ham and oysters; roast pheasant with cornmeal stuffing; peas a la Francaise.
  • Wed 11/22
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Dolley & James Madison -- Entertaining at Montpelier

S03, E05  (First Aired: Aug. 15, 2011)
Ice cream; artichokes; veal kidney dijonnaise; Hoppin' John; cornmeal fried catfish.
  • Wed 11/22
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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Philadelphia Falls

S03, E07  (First Aired: Aug. 29, 2011)
Potato leek soup; roasted leg of lamb; cardoon au fromage.
  • Thu 11/23
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention

S03, E08  (First Aired: Sep. 5, 2011)
Fried calves feet with curried remoulade; beef olives; mashed potatoes; broccoli.
  • Thu 11/23
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Philadelphia Falls

S03, E07  (First Aired: Aug. 29, 2011)
Potato leek soup; roasted leg of lamb; cardoon au fromage.
  • Thu 11/23
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Weekend Warriors

S03, E09  (First Aired: Sep. 12, 2011)
Mushroom toast; venison stew; bread dumplings; fried celery.
  • Fri 11/24
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Jamaica -- The Market Basket

S03, E10  (First Aired: Sep. 19, 2011)
Mannish water; ackee and saltfish; curried goat; cornmeal fritter.
  • Fri 11/24
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Weekend Warriors

S03, E09  (First Aired: Sep. 12, 2011)
Mushroom toast; venison stew; bread dumplings; fried celery.
  • Fri 11/24
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Birds of America -- John James Audubon

S03, E11  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 2011)
John James Audubon's farm and bird sanctuary near Valley Forge, Pa.
  • Sat 11/25
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Nothing Grows on Exuma

S03, E12  (First Aired: Oct. 3, 2011)
Recipes from Exuma, Bahamas, include conch salad, conch fritters, fish fry and guava duff.
  • Sat 11/25
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
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The First Three Seasons

S03, E13  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 2011)
Memorable dishes.
  • Mon 11/27
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Boston's Freedom Trail

S04, E01  (First Aired: Apr. 23, 2012)
The Freedom Trail, a walking tour of famous sites from 18th century Boston; clam chowder; tripe a la mode.
  • Mon 11/27
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The First Three Seasons

S03, E13  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 2011)
Memorable dishes.
  • Mon 11/27
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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 11/28
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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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 11/28
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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 11/28
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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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.
  • Tue 11/28
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The Moravians of Bethlehem

S07, E06  (First Aired: Jun. 15, 2016)
The history of the Moravians; beef rouladen and stir-fried cabbage; Moravian sugar cake.
  • Tue 11/28
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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 11/28
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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 11/28
  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
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El Camino Real

S05, E04  (First Aired: Aug. 7, 2013)
Atole; blue corn porridge; elk stew.
  • Tue 11/28
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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 11/28
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Boston's Freedom Trail

S04, E01  (First Aired: Apr. 23, 2012)
The Freedom Trail, a walking tour of famous sites from 18th century Boston; clam chowder; tripe a la mode.
  • Tue 11/28
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 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 11/28
  • 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 11/29
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
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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.
  • Wed 11/29
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Antigua: Harboring British Interests

S04, E04  (First Aired: May. 14, 2012)
Seafood water and pumpkin pancakes.
  • Wed 11/29
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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.
  • Wed 11/29
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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St. Lucia: Tropical Delights, Naval Fights

S04, E05  (First Aired: May. 21, 2012)
Curried chicken and bouillon.
  • Thu 11/30
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Liquid Gold

S04, E06  (First Aired: May. 28, 2012)
Rum in Guyana; the legend of El Dorado; traditional Guyanese dishes.
  • Thu 11/30
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St. Lucia: Tropical Delights, Naval Fights

S04, E05  (First Aired: May. 21, 2012)
Curried chicken and bouillon.
  • Thu 11/30
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
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In Search of Catchup

S04, E07  (First Aired: Jun. 4, 2012)
The origins of ketchup; an organic farm in Malaysia; preparing local Malaysian specialties in bamboo rice.
  • Fri 12/1
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William Penn's Grand Experiment

S04, E08  (First Aired: Jun. 11, 2012)
William Penn's North American home; history of Philadelphia; oxtail soup and rib roast with Yorkshire pancakes.
  • Fri 12/1
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In Search of Catchup

S04, E07  (First Aired: Jun. 4, 2012)
The origins of ketchup; an organic farm in Malaysia; preparing local Malaysian specialties in bamboo rice.
  • Fri 12/1
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  • Sat 12/2
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Pirates Get Their Due

S04, E11  (First Aired: Jul. 2, 2012)
Port Royal, Jamaica, underwater city; cooking on the Rio Grande.
  • Sat 12/2
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
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