Ben Franklin's Genius
From discovering how to harness electricity to inventing reading glasses and publishing the first daily newspaper in America, Ben Franklin's genius was a spark that helped to launch a country. We visit the American Philosophical Society, which he founded, to learn more about this most amazing man. Chef Staib prepares Braised Oxtail, and he toasts Franklin with his authentic Spruce Beer.
A Taste Of History Season 1
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- Ch 410A Taste Of History Season 2In the fall of 1793, Yellow Fever was running rampant in Philadelphia. President Washington decided to move the government's operations north to Germantown, a settlement miles away from the plagued city. He set up his offices in a charming home, Deshler Morris House. We'll tour the house and Chef Staib will prepare Shrimp Toast, along with a Larded Heart of Beef Tenderloin in Washington's honor.A 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.