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NOLA Code:
THIS 1000 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
13 / 30
Rights End:
Multi Media Productions, Inc.
Year Produced:
A Taste of History® is a travel and cooking television series that explores America’s culinary beginnings. Host, Chef Walter Staib, brings history to life through 18th century recipe recreation. Filmed in international locations and historic kitchens of America, A Taste of History gives viewers an in-depth look into the culture and cuisine that shaped American history.

#1001 Jam-Asian Fusion
The lasting influence of the Chinese in Jamaica is explored by Chef Walter Staib in the kitchen and on the street. Unique Asian-Jamaican fusion recipes include janga eggrolls with star fruit relish, and spicy shumai with Thai chili.

#1002 Penn’s Personal Brewery
William Penn’s approach to ale making is brought to life at his home, Pennsbury Manor. Recipes include sausage dumplings with a mushroom ale sauce, and roasted potatoes with sausage & sage.

#1003 America's First Penitentiary
Chef Walter Staib tours the historic corridors of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary. Recipes include white bean & beef stew, and red bean chili.

#1004 Camden & the Controversial Quaker
The wealth of New Jersey’s waterfront and the story of Marmaduke Cooper is uncovered by Chef Walter Staib at Pomona Hall. Recipes include stewed pheasant, and fricassee of sweetbreads & veal tongue.

#1005 Salt Cay: The Island that Time Forgot
Chef Walter Staib travels to Turks and Caicos to explore the historic salt ponds of Salt Cay. He also assists in the preparation a Caribbean queen conch tasting menu with local chefs.

#1006 Southern Fare at Rattle & Snap
Chef Walter Staib visits Tennessee and cooks at one of its oldest antebellum estates, Rattle & Snap. Recipes include cream of peanuts, stuffed pork roulade, and braised green beans.

#1007 The Tex-Mex Republic
Chef Walter Staib teams up Chef Pete Mims to enjoy Laredo’s local food favorites and the interesting history of the short-lived Republic of the Rio Grande. Recipes include puffy chalupas, and beef tenderloin with huitlacoche.

#1008 Washington’s Winter Headquarters
Chef Walter Staib and General George Washington brave the elements to discuss the winter of 1777 at Valley Forge. Recipes include veal kidney mushroom pie, and fried cauliflower.

#1009 Bourbon: The True American Spirit
Oak barrels, spring water and corn take center stage as Chef Walter Staib discovers the history of bourbon in Kentucky. Recipes include pepper-crusted pork tenderloin, and bourbon-glazed apples.

#1010 Little England in the Caribbean
Barbados’ history, cuisine, and folklore are explored by Chef Walter Staib. Recipes with local chefs include Bajan macaroni pie, sea cat, and Bajan souse with pig ear.

#1011 From Kitchen Garden to Table
Chef Walter Staib cooks “garden to table” at William Penn’s 17th century home. Recipes include baked stuffed flounder with sorrel & summer squash.

#1012 The Best of St. Lucia
Chef Walter Staib recounts his favorite local dishes and locations from the island of St. Lucia.

#1013 A Look Back on Ten Seasons
A dazzling retrospective of A Taste of History, as told by host and creator, Chef Walter Staib.

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Rights Dates:
6/1/2023 - 5/31/2028
School Rights:
1 year
V.O.D. Rights:
V.O.D. Rights Type:
Concurrent w/broadcast rights
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