Taste of HistoryThe Powells - Friends of the Washingtons
Samuel Powel has the distinction of being the first mayor of Philadelphia after the War of Independence. He hosted parties for George and Martha Washington, Chef Staib prepares a Washington favorite: Forced Cabbage and a Traditional Beef Stew with Egg Noodles.
Taste of HistorySurgery and Soda Pop
Dr. Philip Syng Physick is considered the father of American surgery but also came up with the idea of soda pop! Chef Staib prepares Smoked Brook Trout on Potato Pancakes, Coq au Vin, and Brussel Sprouts in honor of the Doctor.
Victory GardenPlanting Bulbs
Digging now means a brighter spring! The Victory Garden reveals tips for selecting and planting unusual bulbs for your garden, and correspondent Paul Epsom shows 'how-to' plant bulbs for optimal growth and colorful spring bloom.
Victory GardenChoosing Perennials
Michael Weishan shares his 'Best Bets' for choosing perennials, andnd we're also joined by a floral designer from Winston Flower's in Boston who demonstrates a few tips on arranging of irises to brighten your home.
Home Again with Bob VilaLearning About Healthy Home and Building Products
Bob tours a designer showhouse that highlights healthy living products and talks with howeowners Nick and Maggie Beasley about plans to upgrade and childproof their 100-year-old home for their first baby.
Home Again with Bob VilaWork's Underway with Enclosed-Blind Windows, Window Installation, and Master Bath
Bob explains that the windows and master bath's tiling and paneling are appropriate design choices for this period home. Energy Star rated windows and a low-flush toilet bring the house up-to-date.
Money Matters with Jean ChatzkyTravel
Be it Bali, Boston or Brazil, we all have our list of dream travel destinations. However, globetrotting can be difficult if your budget is tight. Jean provides you with the strategies you can use to see the world without ruining your wallet.