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 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 4, 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 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 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 3, Episode 3

Egg Files II: Man with a Flan

Alton Brown steers his continuing egg-vestigation through the world of baked custards from Refrigerator Pie to the much misunderstood creme caramel (Flandango).

Friday
May 5
5pm | 4c
Season 11, Episode 3

Stew Romance

If great stew, like great music, is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge? Join host Alton Brown as he orchestrates an answer with his Good Eats Beef Stew.

Saturday
May 13
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 10, Episode 15

Pantry Raid 6: Lentils

Join host Alton Brown as he considers one of the oldest and most versatile players in the pantry, the lentil. The lentil has more to offer than fiber, minerals and a steak's worth of protein, as Alton details while making Lentil Soup, Lentil Salad and Lentil Cookies ... yes, cookies.

Wednesday
May 24
3am | 2c
Season 12, Episode 11

A Cabbage Sprouts in Brussels

Reluctantly agreeing to help refurbish the reputation of Brussels sprouts, host Alton Brown discovers that with the proper preparation they can make a surprising range of good eats. He makes Basic Brussels Sprouts, Grilled Brussels Sprouts, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese and Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries.

Wednesday
Jun 14
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 17

My Big Fat Greek Sandwich

The gyro may just be the perfect sandwich. Too bad you can't make one at home -- or can you? Join host Alton Brown as he tackles rotisseries, tzatziki sauce and a pile of broken plates when making Gyro Meat with Tzatziki Sauce.

Saturday
Jun 24
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Pantry Raid II: Cool Beans

Alton Brown helps us work through the fear with a very strange board game and a trip through his intestinal track while still taking time for "real" baked beans, Black Bean Salad and the fastest Hummus on Earth.

Saturday
Jul 29
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 8

Let Them Eat Foam (Angel Food Cake)

Chocolate layer and sheet cakes are more American than apple pie, yet few of us ever bake them anymore. Alton Brown shops for cake pans and teaches everything you need to know to keep your foam from flopping and produce a heavenly Angel Food Cake.

Tuesday
Oct 3
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 15

Gills Gone Wild

Wild salmon can be a shock to the budget but host Alton Brown proves that it is worth every penny if properly and simply prepared. With recipes for Coho Salmon Fillets, Bi-Level King Salmon Fillet and Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze.

Wednesday
Oct 25
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 1

Milk Made

Of all the edibles on Earth, only milk exists solely to be food -- or so says Alton Brown. Join him as he dips into the liquid miracle that is milk in search of its secrets, history, and whether or not it's safe to drink straight from the source. With recipes for Quick Cottage Cheese, Dulce de Leche and Tres Leche Cake.

Monday
Dec 11
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 3

Egg Files II: Man with a Flan

Alton Brown steers his continuing egg-vestigation through the world of baked custards from Refrigerator Pie to the much misunderstood creme caramel (Flandango).

Monday
Dec 11
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 1

Milk Made

Of all the edibles on Earth, only milk exists solely to be food -- or so says Alton Brown. Join him as he dips into the liquid miracle that is milk in search of its secrets, history, and whether or not it's safe to drink straight from the source. With recipes for Quick Cottage Cheese, Dulce de Leche and Tres Leche Cake.

Tuesday
Dec 12
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Egg Files II: Man with a Flan

Alton Brown steers his continuing egg-vestigation through the world of baked custards from Refrigerator Pie to the much misunderstood creme caramel (Flandango).

Tuesday
Dec 12
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Pressure (Pressure Cooking Broth)

Alton Brown shares the scientific theory behind capturing meaty goodness in liquid form and why the pressure cooker makes a great Beefy Broth (Don't worry, they don't explode any more).

Tuesday
Dec 12
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 11

True Brew IV: Take Stock

Some folks may think of homemade stocks as culinary anachronisms, but host Alton Brown thinks they're the best edible investment in town. Follow him as he buys the perfect stock pot and brews up Chicken Stock and Chicken Noodle Soup.

Tuesday
Dec 12
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

In The Bulb of the Night (Garlic)

Meet Count Vlad and discover the miraculous properties of the humble bulb, garlic. Alton prepares 40 Cloves and a Chicken and Vlad's Very Garlicky Greens.

Tuesday
Dec 12
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

Tomatoes

Alton Brown teaches all you need to know about making the best use of the biggest berry to ever be called a vegetable, the tomato. With a serious look at serrated knives, a strange and delicious sandwich and a tomato sauce that almost isn't. With recipes for: Tomato Sauce, TBL Panzanella and Stuffed Tomatoes.

Tuesday
Dec 12
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

A Rib for All Seasons

Trapped on a desert island, Alton Brown is eating ribs. Let him show you the way, the truth and the light about ribs, with Who Loves Ya Baby-Back.

Tuesday
Dec 12
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 12

Scrap Iron Chef

Alton Brown finds himself participating in a rather odd TV game show. The arena: a junkyard. The opponent: Chef Midwest. The ingredient: pork belly. AB's power play: bacon -- from scratch. With recipes for Soy Honey Brine, Scrap Iron Chef's Bacon, Bacon Vinaigrette with Grilled Radicchio, Honey Mustard Cure, Red Pepper Brine and Molasses Black Pepper Cure.

Tuesday
Dec 12
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 15

Flat Is Beautiful III

Although it's one of the most plentiful fish in the sea, the mild, fine-textured flounder is usually relegated to the fry basket. Join Alton Brown as he fishes, filets and feasts on a selection of dishes that wouldn't suit any other fishes: Oil Poached Flounder, Baked Stuffed Flounder and Flounder Fish Salad.

Tuesday
Dec 12
11pm | 10c
Season 12, Episode 4

Tuna, Surprise!

An animated icon visits host Alton Brown and challenges him to raise the bar on canned tuna beyond the usual casserole or tuna salad sandwich. In response, he makes Tuna Salad Undone, Tuna Dressing and Tuna Croquette.

Tuesday
Dec 12
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 15

Flat Is Beautiful III

Although it's one of the most plentiful fish in the sea, the mild, fine-textured flounder is usually relegated to the fry basket. Join Alton Brown as he fishes, filets and feasts on a selection of dishes that wouldn't suit any other fishes: Oil Poached Flounder, Baked Stuffed Flounder and Flounder Fish Salad.

Wednesday
Dec 13
3am | 2c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Carrot Cake

Free Range Fruitcake

Glazed Carrots

Sour Cream Cheesecake

Sugar Cookies

Carrot Slaw

Raymond Beurre Blanc

Honey Mustard Dressing

Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Royal Icing

The Thin

Southern Biscuits

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Good Eats Roast Turkey

Lasagna Noodle Kugel

Creamed Corn Cornbread

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Basic Popover

Welsh Rarebit

French Toast

Seared Scallops

French Onion Soup

Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Asparagus Terrine

Pulled Pork

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.

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