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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
10.1 Dolley & James Madison - Entertaining at Montpelie At James and Dolley Madison's estate, Montpelier, Chef Walter learns more about how the Madison's dined and entertained at their beautiful home. Later, he prepares a menu befitting a Presidential state dinner: Virginia Ham and Oysters, Roast Pheasant with Cornmeal Stuffing and Peas a la Francaise.
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306 SA 04/05/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Philadelphia Falls The Battle of Germantown was fought at The Cliveden Estate, once home to Benjamin Chew, former Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. Chef Walter talks with a surviving member of the Chew family and he prepares Potato Leek Soup, Roasted Leg of Lamb and Cardoon au Fromage.
WEB LINK
307 SA 04/12/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention Chef Walter Staib tours Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, home to the first Continental Congress and Benjamin Franklin's library. In honor of Franklin and the Congress, Chef Walter prepares Fried Calves Feet with Curried Remoulade along with Beef Olives, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli.
WEB LINK
308 SA 04/19/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Weekend Warriors Chef Walter Staib visits the battlefields, mess tents and riverside encampments for first-hand accounts by reenactors. Later, he prepares Mushroom Toast, Venison Stew, Bread Dumplings and Fried Celery.
WEB LINK
309 SA 05/10/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Jamaica - The Market Basket Chef Walter visits Jamaica, the market basket of Colonial America. He prepares classic Jamaican dishes, such as Mannish Water (made from goat's head), Akee and Saltfish, Curried Goat, and Festival--a cornmeal fritter.
WEB LINK
310 SA 05/17/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Birds of America - John James Audubon Chef Walter tours artist/illustrator John James Audubon's farm and bird sanctuary near Valley Forge. Chef Walter prepares a very unusual poultry recipe, Stuffed Cock's Comb. He also makes Chicken Curry, "the Indian Way," from Hannah Glasse's 1745 cookbook, along with Almond Rice Pilaf.
WEB LINK
311 SA 05/24/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 The Washingtons at Mount Vernon, Part 1 When George Washington wasn't busy governing a fledgling nation, he enjoyed spending time at his family plantation, Mount Vernon. Chef Walter Staib prepares some of the first President's favorite dishes such as Roasted Beef Marrow, Baked Stuffed Sturgeon, Roasted Root Vegetables and Citrus Vinaigrette. (1 of 13)
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301 MO 05/26/14 09:30am 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 The Washingtons at Mount Vernon, Part 2 Chef Walter Staib meets "Martha Washington" as she shows off personal china and silverware from Mount Vernon. In the kitchen, Chef Walter prepares: Pickled Herring Bonne Femme, Roasted Stuffed Grouse, Braised Sunchokes and Sweet Potato Biscuits. (2 of 13)
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302 TU 05/27/14 09:30am 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Bartram's Gardens: A Revolution In Gardening John and William Bartram's gardens were a favorite excursion for our founding fathers. Chef Walter learns how Franklin introduced tofu to America. He prepares Fried Lafayette Fish, Curried Tofu with Shrimp, Turbot and Braised Romaine, in the hearth of Bartram's kitchen.
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303 WE 05/28/14 09:30am 00:25:34 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Rye Coffee Chef Walter learns why Rye Coffee became a popular drink in America after President Jefferson and Congress imposed a foreign trade embargo in 1807. At Harriton House, he prepares Madeira Onion Soup, Periwinkles (sea snails), Beef Tongue with Caper Sauce and Pennsylvania Dutch Dumplings.
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304 TH 05/29/14 09:30am 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Dolley & James Madison - Entertaining at Montpelie Dolley Madison was the toast of Washington, hosting her famous "squeeze" parties at the White House. Chef Walter throws a party, Dolley-style, making ice cream with Dolley and cooking up a feast, which includes Artichokes, Veal Kidney Dijonnaise, Hoppin' John and Cornmeal Fried Catfish for their guests.
WEB LINK
305 FR 05/30/14 09:30am 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Dolley & James Madison - Entertaining at Montpelie At James and Dolley Madison's estate, Montpelier, Chef Walter learns more about how the Madison's dined and entertained at their beautiful home. Later, he prepares a menu befitting a Presidential state dinner: Virginia Ham and Oysters, Roast Pheasant with Cornmeal Stuffing and Peas a la Francaise.
WEB LINK
306 SA 04/05/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Philadelphia Falls The Battle of Germantown was fought at The Cliveden Estate, once home to Benjamin Chew, former Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. Chef Walter talks with a surviving member of the Chew family and he prepares Potato Leek Soup, Roasted Leg of Lamb and Cardoon au Fromage.
WEB LINK
307 SA 04/12/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention Chef Walter Staib tours Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, home to the first Continental Congress and Benjamin Franklin's library. In honor of Franklin and the Congress, Chef Walter prepares Fried Calves Feet with Curried Remoulade along with Beef Olives, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli.
WEB LINK
308 SA 04/19/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Weekend Warriors Chef Walter Staib visits the battlefields, mess tents and riverside encampments for first-hand accounts by reenactors. Later, he prepares Mushroom Toast, Venison Stew, Bread Dumplings and Fried Celery.
WEB LINK
309 SA 05/10/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Jamaica - The Market Basket Chef Walter visits Jamaica, the market basket of Colonial America. He prepares classic Jamaican dishes, such as Mannish Water (made from goat's head), Akee and Saltfish, Curried Goat, and Festival--a cornmeal fritter.
WEB LINK
310 SA 05/17/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Birds of America - John James Audubon Chef Walter tours artist/illustrator John James Audubon's farm and bird sanctuary near Valley Forge. Chef Walter prepares a very unusual poultry recipe, Stuffed Cock's Comb. He also makes Chicken Curry, "the Indian Way," from Hannah Glasse's 1745 cookbook, along with Almond Rice Pilaf.
WEB LINK
311 SA 05/24/14 01:30pm 00:25:30 (RPT) (CC) × ST