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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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

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Creamed Corn Cornbread

Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Steak au Poivre

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Raymond Beurre Blanc

The Oatiest Oatmeal Cookies Ever

Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Sirloin Steak

Cocoa Brownies

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Cheese Grits

Garden Vegetable Soup

Lemon Meringue Pie

Hot Tamales

Ganache Frosting

"Instant" Pancake Mix

Pie Crust

Sweet Corn Bread Pudding

Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi

Tuna Croquette

Perfect Potstickers

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.