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NOLA Code:
THIS 0900 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
13 / 30
Rights End:
Multi Media Productions, Inc.
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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.

#901 Remember Paoli!
Chef Walter Staib uncovers the life of General “Mad Anthony” Wayne and the Battle of Paoli - an event that inspired America’s first battle cry, “Remember Paoli!” Recipes include braised short ribs, Pennsylvania dutch gratin, and more.

#902 Settling Jamestown
The struggle and triumph of the first permanent English settlement in North America is explored. In honor of the natives and colonists of Jamestown, Virginia, Chef Staib prepares stuffed roasted chicken with wild rice and cornbread.

#903 Jamaica’s Spectacular South Coast
Chef Staib travels along the south coast of Jamaica and delights in adventure off the beaten track, relishing a local's delicious pepper shrimp dish and a fisherman's hangout in the middle of the sea.

#904 The Bounty of Penn’s Pennsylvania
William Penn was amazed to find vast numbers of wild game in the forests of the New World. Chef Walter Staib travels to Pennsbury Manor and prepares recipes such as elk stew that would have been enjoyed by the Pennsylvania colonists including Penn himself.

#905 A Tribute to Mrs. Goodfellow
Mrs. Goodfellow was a successful baker and teacher who opened the first finishing school in America. Chef Walter Staib and Pastry Chef Diana recreate some of her most notable creations, including lemon meringue pie and much more.

#906 Recipes in the Rainforest
The natural beauty and unique foods of St. Lucia are explored. Chef Walter Staib learns some native creole language and helps prepare unique and traditional St. Lucian fare in the tropical forest of this island nation.

#907 Pennsbury: The Working Estate
Grand estates required an enormous amount of effort to maintain during the early days of America. Chef Staib discovers what it took at the manor of Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn. Recipes include catfish dumplings and cream of persimmon.

#908 The Monticello Wine Experiment
Thomas Jefferson’s impact on the world of wine is explored in Chef Staib’s triumphant return to Monticello. Recipes include lavender-marinated duck, oysters with champagne, and more.

#909 Flavors of the Pinoleros
Chef Walter Staib travels to the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes: Nicaragua! From touring antique markets to preparing traditional favorites like vigarón and baho, Staib gives an intimate look into the history and flavors of the Nicaraguans.

#910 Handmade: Crafts of the 18th Century
Chef Walter Staib explores the painstaking process of colonial craftsmanship. Along with observing book making and looming, Staib exhibits his own craft with recipes such as braised lamb shank and stuffed kohlrabi.

#911 Rochambeau’s Revolutionary Road
In 1781, General Rochambeau’s French forces marched hundreds of miles with the Continental Army to help secure American independence. Chef Walter Staib prepares rustic fare that would have been served on this historic journey.

#912 A Sentimental Journey Through Nicaragua
Joined by his son, Chef Walter Staib travels to his late-wife’s homeland in this touching tribute. Nicaragua’s natural beauty, unique culture, and amazing cuisine are celebrated.

#913 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.

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Rights Dates:
6/1/2023 - 5/31/2028
School Rights:
1 year
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Concurrent w/broadcast rights
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