Meals Ready to Eat

Philly

Travel to meet the crew of a South Philadelphia Fire Department, where resident chef and Marine veteran Bill Joerger, demonstrates the rigors and intense pressures of being a firefighter as well as the challenges of cooking while on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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Still from "Meals Ready to Eat." Olive farm in Israel.
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S1 E6: Israel

Journey to Nablus in The West Bank and the streets of Tel Aviv in search of food that brings people together. Tim Hollingsworth, of DTLA restaurant Otium, cooks up a “Dry-aged Beef Tartare with Yogurt Mint Bulgur."
Episode 106
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S1 E5: Coast Guard and Philly

Coast Guard cook Arianna Gunn and South Philadelphia Fire Department resident chef and Marine veteran Bill Joerger show they provide sustenance for those on a mission. Chef de Cuisine Holly Jivin prepares Beverly Hills SLS-style Philly Cheesesteak.
Episode 105
Boys playing by the beach in Guam | Kyle Hausmann-Stokes
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26:40
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S1 E4: Okinawa and Guam

Travel across the Pacific to Okinawa and Guam where the U.S. military has been a strong influence for decades. Top Chef winner Mei Lin explore the fusion of Asian and American flavors with her “Island Congee with Coconut Milk-Braised Pork Shoulder.”
Episode 104
Still of 10th Mountain Whiskey from Meals Ready to Eat
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26:37
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S1 E2: Darling Farm and 10th Mountain Whiskey

Visit Former Army Ranger Battalion member Jon Darling’s farm and 10th Mountain Whiskey, a craft distillery that honors the legacy of the daring World War II Army division. The Nice Guy Mixologist Matt Seigel makes a a “Lamb-Infused Whiskey Cocktail."
Episode 102
A still of soldier eating a Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) ration
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26:40
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S1 E1: Natick and Fort Lee

Meet the scientists and chefs working to ensure the health and well-being of our nation’s finest, even as they are challenged by the toughest terrains and harshest conditions in the world.
Episode 101
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