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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Ask Alton: Canning Food

Alton Brown answers viewers' questions about canning food.

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Alton Brown answers viewer questions on everything from cooking chicken perfectly to the best tools for cutting cheese.
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Most Popular Recipes

Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix

Raymond Beurre Blanc

Cheese Grits

Sugar Cookies

French Onion Soup

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Hot Tamales

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Sawmill Gravy

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

The Oatiest Oatmeal Cookies Ever

Cocoa Brownies

"Instant" Pancake Mix

Ganache Frosting

Creamed Corn Cornbread

Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Sour Cream Cheesecake


Southern Biscuits

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Glazed Carrots

Sirloin Steak

Sweet Corn Bread Pudding

Yeast Doughnuts

Mint Chip Ice Cream

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.