The Secret Life of Christmas will take a look at the history of all things Christmas. When did Christmas become such a big holiday? What is the origin of the Christmas foods? Where did candy canes, fruitcakes and plum puddings come from? All this and more-
Join Jim O'Connor as he explores the Secret life of America's favorite Italian Treat - Pizza.
It's the biggest meal of the year, and a tradition celebrated annually in virtually every home in America. Get ready to feast on some delicious history as Jim O'Connor visits Plymouth, Massachusetts -- the home of the famous Plymouth Rock -- for a recreation dinner. He travels to the gulf state of Louisiana and visits New Orleans's Chef Paul Prudhomme for a deep-fried turkey.
Halloween! When candy is appetizer, entrée and dessert. Jim O'Connor discovers the trick behind making Halloween's most famous treat, those tasty, three-colored kernels of candy corn. But behind the mask, Halloween also has a grown-up menu, a Medieval cake that was the very first Halloween treat, and the tempting delights of Mexico's feast for Day of the Dead.
Wednesdays at 10pm ET