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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

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

  • KET Friday, October 2 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00 pm EST

Revolutionary Caribbean #513 [TV-G]
The island of Turks and Caicos is Chef Staib's muse as he prepares conch chowder and cod fish cakes.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 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.

  • KET Friday, October 9 at 11:30 pm EDT

Philadelphia's City Tavern #601 [TV-G]
Chef Walter Staib celebrates the history of the venerable City Tavern in Philadelphia. He prepares roast leg of venison, yellow beets and walnuts gratin, sage potatoes, and creme brulee.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 13 at 7:00 pm EDT

Winning The War with Bread #602 [TV-G]
Chef Staib roasts a turkey to demonstrate how to make a classic turkey pot pie from scratch.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 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.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 pm EST

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

  • KET2 Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00 pm EST

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 Tuesday, November 17 at 7:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET Friday, November 20 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET Friday, December 4 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm EST

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 Tuesday, December 22 at 7:00 pm EST

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

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 29 at 7:00 pm EST
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