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A cooking series that explores America's culinary beginnings from the Birthplace of American Cuisine. Chef Walter Staib hosts.

TV Schedule

General Hand, Redcoat/Patriot #605 [TV-G]
Chef Staib cooks cabbage soup with meat dumplings and roasted stuffed pork stomach with pan gravy.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, June 12 at 11:30 pm EDT

Artillery by the Book #603 [TV-G]
Chef Staib cooks "Pease" soup with pork shanks and Sally Lunn toast and hunter's stew with rabbit.

  • KET Friday, May 22 at 11:30 pm EDT

Take to The Waters #606 [TV-G]
Chef Staib cooks mountain trout, honey stung Brussels sprouts, "hausenpfeffer" braised marinated rabbit, and stuffed tenderloin of venison.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, June 26 at 11:30 pm EDT

Grenada - The Spice Island #607 [TV-G]
Chef Staib visits Grenada and cooks with local chefs to make 'oil down' and other island dishes.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 pm EDT

Fort Mifflin's River War #604 [TV-G]
Chef Staib makes shrimp and rutabaga fricassee, corn fritters, okra fish stew, and baked fennel.

  • KET Friday, June 5 at 11:30 pm EDT

Discovering China's Past #608 [TV-G]
Chef Staib visits a fish market in China and cooks tripe, pot stickers, and Chonging-style chicken.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm EDT

Benjamin Franklin - at Home In London #609 [TV-G]
Chef Staib cooks Ben Franklin's own recipes for lettuce and anchovy Soup, stuffed lobster, and more.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 17 at 7:00 pm EDT

The Return of L' Hermione #610 [TV-G]
Chef Staib makes calf livers in calvados with apples, potato gratin, poached leeks in vinaigrette, dandelion salad with lardons, and more.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00 pm EDT

Back to The Black Forest #611 [TV-G]
Chef Staib prepares Maultaschen, or Black Forest ravioli, Black Forest potato salad, and Black Forest cake.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 pm EDT

Roots of Creole Cooking In St Lucia #612 [TV-G]
Chef Walter Staib prepares authentic Creole cuisine with local experts in St. Lucia.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 pm EDT

Engineering A Revolution #501 [TV-G]
Walter prepares Hungarian Goulash and cabbage potato stew with kielbasa in honor of Thaddeus Kosciuszko.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 pm EDT

Star Spangled Banner #502 [TV-G]
In honor of our national anthem, Walter celebrates the Star Spangled Banner at Ft. McHenry by preparing eel and mussel chowder, smoke pheasant en croute, roasted veal shank, and bread pudding with black currants.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm EDT

Let Freedom Ring #503 [TV-G]
Walter pays tribute to the Liberty Bell with sauteed shad roe and coq au vin rouge.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm EDT

El Camino Real #504 [TV-G]
Chef Walter travels to New Mexico and recounts the incredible journey of migration to our early Southwest. He prepares authentic People of the Red Willow recipes of Atole, a blue corn porridge, and elk stew.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 pm EDT

Chili Peppers: Fruit of New Mexico #505 [TV-G]
Chef Staib visits New Mexico for the chili pepper harvest and makes short ribs, red polenta, and wild boar chile.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm EDT

King of Prussia #506 [TV-G]
Chef Staib prepares authentic German favorites, Konigsberger Klopse meatballs in caper sauce, Eisbein pork shanks, and apple strudel.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 pm EDT

Battle of Nassau #507 [TV-G]
Chef Staib prepares boiled fish, curried lobster and Johnny Cakes in the Bahamas.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT
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