Pop culture, comedy and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funniest form.

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Season 13, Episode 6

Feeling Punchy

Despite its long and noble history, punch rarely receives the respect it deserves, so Alton Brown begins a quest to return the drink to its rightful culinary position, making Hot Toddy, Good Eats Company Punch and Cape Fear Punch.

Saturday
Jan 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Dis-Kabob-Ulated

Alton Brown shows that with the right ingredients, the right skewers, the right heat and the right mindset, kabobs still have a role to play in the modern culinary carnival, making Spicy Beef Kebabs and Vanilla Lime Pineapple Skewers.

Tuesday
Jan 17
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 12, Episode 10

Switched on Baklava

Phyllo dough can be finicky but host Alton Brown tames this difficult pastry to create the wonderfully layered dessert known as Baklava.

Tuesday
Jan 17
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 12

Ginger: Rise of the Rhizome

When a fairy tale figure seeks host Alton Brown's help in spicing up his personality, it leads to the exploration of that zesty rhizome ginger. Recipes: Ginger Ale, Candied Ginger and Ginger Snaps.

Friday
Jan 27
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 19

The Wing and I

The wing's the thing as Alton Brown prepares America's most ubiquitous bar food: Chicken Wings. With recipes for Buffalo Wings and Orange Glazed Chicken Wings.

Monday
Jan 30
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Fry Hard 2: The Chicken (Fried)

Forget the kind that comes in a bucket! Alton Brown's showing us the way to Fried Chicken that's buttermilk bathed, golden brown and downright delicious.

Tuesday
Jan 31
6pm | 5c
Season 11, Episode 20

Going Dutch

The power might be out but that doesn't stop host Alton Brown from breaking out the cast iron and using his hearth and his grill to whip up some very good eats: Dutch Oven Hoecakes, Knead Not Sourdough and Dutch Oven Cherry Clafouti.

Monday
Feb 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Mission: Poachable

Alton Brown must pit his poaching skills against those of the evil Frenchman whose plan to contaminate the city's water with court bouillon must be foiled. AB has recipes for The Frenchman's Bass, Poached Egg Tips, Catfish au Lait and GE Court Bouillon.

Sunday
Feb 26
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 13

Puff the Magic Mallow

From their swampy origins to modern machine molds host Alton Brown shares the sweet, sticky science behind Homemade Marshmallows. Plus, a recipe for Ambrosia.

Saturday
Mar 4
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 14, Episode 18

Waiter There's A Fish In My Soup

Bouillabaisse may be a scary name, but the soup it represents doesn't have to be. In fact, if you're willing to buy some decent fish and master a few basics, it can most definitely qualify as good eats.

Saturday
Mar 11
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 14

Cran Opening

Host Alton Brown takes us from the bog to the bar as he explores the many uses of that all-American super fruit -- the cranberry, making Cranberry Sauce, Fresh Cranberry Cosmo and Cranberry Granita.

Sunday
Mar 19
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 14, Episode 7

American Classics VIII: Tacos

They may have been born in Mexico, but today the taco is a concept as "American" as apple pie. Host Alton Brown seeks to refurbish two particularly tarnished variations on the theme. Recipes include Flour Tortillas, Taco Potion #19, All American Beef Taco, Fish Taco and Crema.

Monday
Mar 20
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 15

Dr. Strangeloaf

If bread really is the staff of life, then isn't it time to take your life into your own hands? Alton Brown thinks so and wants to arm you with the know-how you'll knead to produce your own rustic loaves. With Alton's recipe for Very Basic Bread.

Tuesday
Mar 21
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 11, Episode 17

Honey I Shrunk the Cake

Join host Alton Brown as he breaks the trend toward an overly sweet and fussy pastry and gets us back to the original chiffon cupcake that will make you feel like a kid again. Alton makes Chocolate Chiffon Cupcake, Chiffon Cupcakes and Simple Vanilla Buttercream Frosting.

Wednesday
Mar 22
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 7

Withering Bites

Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion, it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility. Before your good fruit goes bad, take a tip from host Alton Brown and dry it. With recipes for Dried Fruit, Sweet Dried Fruit Compote, Individual Fruit Compote Pies and Trail Mix.

Wednesday
Mar 22
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 17

Honey I Shrunk the Cake

Join host Alton Brown as he breaks the trend toward an overly sweet and fussy pastry and gets us back to the original chiffon cupcake that will make you feel like a kid again. Alton makes Chocolate Chiffon Cupcake, Chiffon Cupcakes and Simple Vanilla Buttercream Frosting.

Thursday
Mar 23
3am | 2c
Season 11, Episode 7

Withering Bites

Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion, it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility. Before your good fruit goes bad, take a tip from host Alton Brown and dry it. With recipes for Dried Fruit, Sweet Dried Fruit Compote, Individual Fruit Compote Pies and Trail Mix.

Thursday
Mar 23
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 12, Episode 2

Popover Sometime

Armed with one simple yet versatile Basic Popover recipe, host Alton Brown creates a variety of dishes from a breakfast treat, Dutch Baby, to that dinner classic, Yorkshire Pudding with Roast.

Thursday
Mar 23
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 3

House of the Rising Bun

Aroma can do a lot, but can it help sell a house? Alton Brown hopes to find out as he whips up several tasty breakfast breads in search of the secret scent of real estate success, making Overnight Cinnamon Rolls, Overnight Citrus Ginger Ring and Overnight Monkey Bread.

Thursday
Mar 23
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 2

Popover Sometime

Armed with one simple yet versatile Basic Popover recipe, host Alton Brown creates a variety of dishes from a breakfast treat, Dutch Baby, to that dinner classic, Yorkshire Pudding with Roast.

Friday
Mar 24
3am | 2c
Season 10, Episode 3

House of the Rising Bun

Aroma can do a lot, but can it help sell a house? Alton Brown hopes to find out as he whips up several tasty breakfast breads in search of the secret scent of real estate success, making Overnight Cinnamon Rolls, Overnight Citrus Ginger Ring and Overnight Monkey Bread.

Friday
Mar 24
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

Peachy Keen

Few fruit are as sweet, succulent, or downright sexy as a peach. So why is it so hard to find a good peach at the grocery store? Alton Brown trades commercial convenience for farm stand flavor and discovers what he's been missing. Orchard fresh peaches are nothing short of a miracle and perfect for Grilled Peach Melba or Individual Peach Upside-Down Cake.

Friday
Mar 24
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 8

Kinda Blue

Join host Alton Brown as he reveals the secret to turning this summer superstar, the blueberry, into a year-round treat, making Blueberry Buckle, Blueberry Soda and Frozen Blueberry Pie.

Friday
Mar 24
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

Peachy Keen

Few fruit are as sweet, succulent, or downright sexy as a peach. So why is it so hard to find a good peach at the grocery store? Alton Brown trades commercial convenience for farm stand flavor and discovers what he's been missing. Orchard fresh peaches are nothing short of a miracle and perfect for Grilled Peach Melba or Individual Peach Upside-Down Cake.

Saturday
Mar 25
3am | 2c
Season 11, Episode 8

Kinda Blue

Join host Alton Brown as he reveals the secret to turning this summer superstar, the blueberry, into a year-round treat, making Blueberry Buckle, Blueberry Soda and Frozen Blueberry Pie.

Saturday
Mar 25
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Casserole Over

When a Sunday drive goes bad, host Alton Brown finds himself pushing the limits of his casserole knowledge to free his dog from an angry group of church ladies. Recipes include: Garlic Shrimp Casserole, Broccoli Casserole and Curry Chicken Pot Pie.

Saturday
Mar 25
10am | 9c

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About the Host

Alton Brown

Alton Brown's flair in the kitchen developed early with guidance from his mother and grandmother, a budding culinary talent he skillfully used later "as a way to get dates" in college.