HouseCallsConcrete Slab to Oak Floor
Ron turns an uneven concrete slab into a beautiful oak floor. It makes the room better looking and warmer. Then he rolls out his favorite weapons for fighting the war of the weeds.
Garden StyleJust Add Water
Learn about water preservation efforts at the Chicago Aquarium, visit a water display in Kansas City, and get ideas for adding water to your landsccape design.
Garden StyleThe Road to Kansas City
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.
Taste of HistoryJefferson's Monticello I
We 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.
Taste of HistoryJefferson's Monticello II
In this next episode at Monticello, we tour 'The Dependencies' that housed the beer and wine cellars and the ice house, to learn how 18th Century food was harvested and stored. Chef Staib also borrows Jefferson's kitchen to prepare Bouilli.
Taste of HistoryJefferson's Monticello III
It has been said that everything we need to know about human nature can be learned in Jefferson's garden. Chef Staib prepares White Bean and Bacon Soup, Chicken Fricassee, and Herbed Barley. We also tour the amazing Monticello Visitor's Center.