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Taste of History

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 . . .

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Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 - 9:00 AM    "Surgery and Soda Pop" Dr. Philip Syng Physick is considered the father of American Surgery. His string of innovations include using cat gut for sutures and inventing the tool still used today for performing tonsillectomies! But Dr. Physick also came up with the idea of flavoring carbonated water, something we now call soda pop! In this episode, we tour Physick House, and Chef Staib prepares Smoked Brook Trout on Potato Pancakes, Coq au Vin Chicken , and Brussel Sprouts in honor of the Doctor. D
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Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Surgery and Soda Pop" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 9, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Escape to Deshler Morris House" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Benedict Arnold's Treacherous Wife" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Benjamin Franklin - Science Superstar" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 - 9:00 AM "David Rittenhouse's Orrery" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Yellow Fever" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 15, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Betsy Ross Sews A Legend" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 - 9:00 AM "18th Century Animals" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Coffee at Colonial Williamsburg" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 - 9:00 AM "Lafayette's Sacrifices" (PLUS)
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