David Rittenhouse's Orrery
David Rittenhouse taught himself Newton's Laws by the age of 13. Soon after, he became an expert clockmaker, and a Professor of Astronomy. He created an orrery, an elaborate machine to track the movements of the sun, moon and stars. See Rittenhouse's orrery, and learn about his life as Chef Staib prepares a Crown Roast of Pork with Madeira Sauce along with Sweet Potatoes and Apples in his honor.
A Taste Of History Season 2
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- Ch 410A Taste Of History Season 1We start a special four-part series cooking in Thomas Jefferson's actual kitchen at Monticello, his Virginia home. Chef Staib prepares Jefferson's favorite exotic dish, Stuffed Cabbage with Fried Asparagus. We also tour Jefferson's gardens, where we learn how important discovering and growing foods was to our third President.Ciao Italia Season 26It's Sunday when Mary Ann visits Christina and Carla Pallotta, two sisters who are the driving force behind Nebo Restaurant in Boston, MA, where they're preparing their mom's favorite recipes for visiting friends. Ricotta Gnocchi with Rabe and Pignola Nut Sauce, followed by Stuffed Breast of Veal, with Fontina Cheese, Polenta and Wild Mushrooms on the side. Great sisters. Lucky friends.