Taste of HistoryVon Steuben's Secret Weapon
General von Steuben was a German officer who volunteered to help Washington battle the British monarchy. Chef Staib prepares Braised Rabbit Legs and Potato Cakes in honor of his favorite Continental soldier, General von Steuben.
Taste of HistoryWashington's Crossing Pepperpot Soup
In preparation for the Christmas night surprise attack in 1776 Washington ordered one of the troops favorite meals, Pepperpot Soup with Cornbread. Chef Staib makes this West-Indies influenced dish again, right at that same spot along the Delaware.
Victory GardenTopiary Garden
This week The Victory Garden travels to Portsmouth, Rhode Island to visit the Green Animals Garden, one of the country's largest topiary gardens, and gardening correspondent Paul Epsom gives his 'Best Bets' on plants for hedging.
Victory GardenCurb Appeal
Do you want your front doorstop to be the envy of your neighborhood? Tune in for cutting edge ideas for colorful fall container gardens, then it's off to the kitchen to prepare a mouthwatering dish of new potatoes with clams.
Growing BolderStand Up and Fight Back
He proved his childhood bullies wrong -- how Oprah Winfrey's makeup artist started surviving and thriving. Plus, our adventure on a flying boat on this episode of Growing Bolder.
Growing BolderHit the High Notes
Take a ride on a solar-powered scooter with one of the biggest names in rock and roll. Plus, a woman whose story will inspire you to start surviving and thriving, on this episode of Growing Bolder.
Home Again with Bob VilaStorm-Ready Stucco Paint, Foyer Tile, and Textured Finishes
Jim McLaughlin and Bob spray a finish coating on the exterior. Bob and Anthony Lopez install porcelain tiles. Doug Frueh shows Bob how to apply a textured finish to a fiberglass-faced wall and Jim Trottier installs a hollow-core door.
Home Again with Bob VilaConcrete Color Staining, Soffits, and Energy Efficiency
Tom Moorad joins Bob to satin a concrete floor and Leslie Chapman-Henderson discusses storm-resistant soffit details. Todd Davison from FEMA explains the danger of storm surges. Bob joins Bill Zoeller to discuss the energy efficiency of his home.