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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, Nov 15, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Rye Coffee" Discover why Rye Coffee became a popular drink in America after President Jefferson and Congress imposed a foreign trade embargo in 1807. Chef Walter shows how rye was harvested, made into bread and brewed to drink. From the kitchen at Harriton House, Chef prepares Madeira Onion Soup, Periwinkles (sea snails), Beef Tongue with Caper Sauce and Pennsylvania Dutch Dumplings. D
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Rye Coffee" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Dolley & James Madison - Entertaining at Montpelier, Part 1" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Dolley & James Madison - Entertaining at Montpelier, Part 2" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Philadelphia Falls" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Weekend Warriors" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Jamaica - The Market Basket" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Birds of America - John James Audubon" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Nothing Grows On Exuma" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The First Three Seasons" (PLUS)
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