Healthline examines the eradication of polio in the USA and where we are today.
Taste of HistoryYellow Fever
In the summer of 1793, a terrible plague swept through Philadelphia. Yellow Fever wiped out ten percent of the population and Dolley Madison end up a First Lady. Find out how, as Chef Staib cooks Citrus Marinated Salmon with an Eggplant Doré.
Taste of HistoryBetsy Ross Sews a Legend
Ironically, there were very few rules for how the US Flag should look until the 20th century! Learn why in this episode, as Chef Staib prepares Lobster and Corn Fritters and Baked Veal Chops with Braised Artichokes in Betsy’s honor.
Taste of HistoryRemembering Lafayette's Sacrifices
French General Lafayette's American victory tour of 1824 was a sold-out event wherever he went. In this episode, Chef Staib pays tribute to Gen. LaFayette by making a very French meal of Tripe Soup, Roasted Sweetbreads and Creamed Savoy Cabbage.
Taste of HistoryThe Beautiful People
We get a tour of the Governor's Palace kitchens. Chef Staib also gets elbow deep in chocolate making, after preparing Cod Fish Fritters, Stuffed Roasted Quail, Virginia Ham and Pineapple Sauerkraut in Peyton Randolph’s kitchen.
Taste of HistoryGeneral Hand, Redcoat/Patriot
Born in Ireland, General Hand came to America with the British army, but changed his allegiance in favor of his newly adopted country. Chef Staib cooks cabbage soup with meat dumplin, steamed leeks with Irish bacon and Irish soda bread.
Taste of HistoryTake to the Waters
Many aristocrats found respite at the Jefferson Pools in Warm Springs Virginia. Chef Staib bathes in the history of these springs, and cooks mountain trout, honey stung Brussels sprouts, 'hasenpfeffer' braised marinated rabbit and roasted, stuffed tenderloin of venison.
Taste of HistoryGrenada - The Spice Island
As America's War of Independence raged, the Eastern Caribbean became a powder keg of activity. Chef Staib visits Grenada, the spice capital of the world and the home of nutmeg, the most valuable spice of the 18th century.