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Taste of History

Website: http://www.ATasteofHistory.org
Next Airing: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV

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A TASTE OF HISTORY is a TV cooking series that explores America's culinary beginnings from the Birthplace of American Cuisine. This innovative series brings America's history to life and makes it vibrant as we step back in time and get to know the founders of our country through the food they ate and the recipes they prepared. Chef Walter Staib, an award-winning internationally known chef with over four decades of experience, is a master of open hearth cookery. He demonstrates a true mastery in the preparation of sophisticated 18th Century cuisine, sure to inspire home-cooks. A TASTE OF HISTORY is produced in significant historic locations; from Jefferson's Monticello to Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Town and even on the banks of the Delaware River at Washington's Crossing. In each episode Chef Staib explores the origin of featured recipes and ingredients to reveal historical context. We learn about Martha Washington's contributions at Valley Forge, the Washington's well-known slave-chef Hercules and visit Jefferson's Monticello to walk through his gardens and cook in his kitchen!

Episodes:

  • Alexander Hamilton The Financier

    Alexander Hamilton authored the Federalist Papers, championed the authority of the Federal Government and established banking practices still in effect today. Chef Walter Staib explores the story of this fascinating American figure and prepares Fricassee of Veal with Turnips, Soft Shell Crabs and a classic dessert for Hamilton: the Financier!"

    Next Airing: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Cajun Cuisine of the Acadians

    Chef Walter Staib cooks in the Louisiana bayou for a taste of history that captures the Cajun culture! Discover how French farmers were lured to wilderness of the American South and established one of the most unique cuisines in America. Louisiana native Chef John Folse joins Staib to prepare authentic Cajun recipes such as Rabbit & Squirrel Jambalaya and Turtle Sauce Piquante"

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 1st, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Yorktown - The Last Battle

    The Battle of Yorktown was more than just a victory for George Washington and the Continental Army, it was a global effort with history-changing coincidences. Come learn the exciting story of the final land battle of the American Revolution with Chef Walter Staib as he prepares Seafood Stew, Broad Beans with pork and duck, Fried Rabbit and more!"

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 8th, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • The Mummers: Pistols, Parasols & Parades

    The Mummers are a unique part of Philadelphia culture. Revelers dress in vibrant costumes and parade the streets every New Year's Day. Chef Walter Staib discovers the history of mummery and prepares recipes that include: Philadelphia Pepperpot, Braised Bluefish, Skillet Cornbread and more!

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 15th, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:29
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Coffee Past, Present & Future

    Chef Walter Staib explores one of Philadelphia's longest running coffee producers and prepares java-inspired recipes such as: Coffee-marinated Tenderloin of Beef, Coffee-Infused Diver Scallops, Coffee Cake and more!"

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 22nd, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • The Queen of the Caribbean

    The island of Nevis was known as the "Queen of the Caribbean" in the 18th century. Learn how this tiny island impacted history and join Chef Staib as he teams up with local chefs to prepare a plantation-style pig roast feast and more!"

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 29th, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Washington's Character, Charisma & Ambition

    Founding father George Washington helped shape the great nation known as the United States of America. Chef Walter Staib's favorite segments featuring George Washington are compiled for this very special episode of A Taste of History."

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 5th, 2019 at 5:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • 300 Years of Service

    Philadelphia's Christ Church opened its doors in 1695 and has stood the test of time. Come explore this American landmark and discover which revolutionary leaders worshipped here. Chef Staib whips up Sauerbraten, Spicy Cabbage Slaw and more!

    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Best of Jamaica

    The natural beauty and exotic spices of Jamaica cannot be captured in a single visit! Chef Walter Staib has been cooking in this amazing Caribe nation for decades, both on and off camera. This collection highlights both famous and hidden sides of Jamaica.

    Length: 00:25:31
    Usage rights: 5/31/2018 to 5/30/2021
  • Bonaparte In St. Lucia

    For centuries, St. Lucia was a contested jewel between the English and the French. It is also the hotly debated birthplace of French Empress Josephine Bonaparte. Join Chef Walter Staib as he prepares upper-class French recipes such as Navarin d'Agneau in the former French capital of Soufriere.

    Length: 00:25:29
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Creole Cuisine and the War of 1812

    The Battle of New Orleans launched Andrew Jackson into nationwide fame. Chef Walter Staib recounts his fascinating story from the Chalmette battlefield. Recipes include: Redfish Courtboullion, Brandied Bananas with Rum and Cream Cheese Ice Cream and more."

    Length: 00:25:31
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • George Washington's Whiskey

    Chef Walter Staib explores the grounds at Mt. Vernon and discovers how George Washington spent his retirement years. He'll uncover Washington's recipe for unaged rye whiskey, produced and sold from the on-site distillery, and will cook Pecan-Stuffed Suckling Pig, Pork Kidney and Plum Pudding."

    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • German Born, American Made

    Chef Walter Staib finds a taste of history in Trappe, Pennsylvania at the family home of Henry Muhlenberg. This German immigrant pastor, whose modest goals greatly impacted the communities of the Mid-Atlantic, was father to Peter (Washington's general) and Henry JR, a renowned botanist. Recipes include German fare such as Pickled Lamb Tongue, Stuffed Cabbage and more!"

    Length: 00:25:30
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Peace and Autonomy

    Chef Walter Staib travels deep into the mountains of Jamaica for an incredible glimpse into the world of the Maroons of Accompong Town. The village Deputy Chief/Medicine Man and Chef Staib roast a traditional whole jerk pig and a savor pepper pot soup.

    Length: 00:25:29
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020

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