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 20

Your Pad Or Mine (Thai)

When his trip to Thailand is cancelled at the last minute, Alton Brown sets out to find the next best thing -- food. Namely, a proper Pad Thai. Learn the basics of a good stir fry and what to do with some out of the ordinary ingredients.

Thursday
Jan 12
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Sausage: A Beautiful Grind

Host Alton Brown thinks that sausage should be our national dish. Never made your own? Once you know how easy it is, with Alton's recipes for Breakfast Sausage and Italian Sausage, you will. Take a look at grinders, the perfect hunk of pork and the longest piece of protein in the world.

Sunday
Jan 29
11:30pm | 10:30c
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.

Monday
Mar 13
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 13, Episode 7

Pantry Raid XII: Turning Japanese

The ingredients for that beguiling Japanese concoction, miso soup, may seem a bit unusual until host Alton Brown demystifies them and explores the wonders of the Japanese pantry. Recipes include: Glazed Bonito Flakes, Miso Soup, Tsuyu Sauce, Easy Tofu Dressing, Dashi and Miso Honey Glazed Fish.

Tuesday
Mar 28
3am | 2c
Season 3, 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.

Saturday
Apr 1
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 9, Episode 10

Great Balls Of Meat

Join host Alton Brown as he figures out how to build a better meatball, puts a muffin pan to new uses in his Baked Meatball recipe and resuscitates that 60's party classic, Swedish Meatballs.

Wednesday
Apr 5
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Art Of Darkness III

What could possibly be more chocolaty than chocolate? Join host Alton Brown as for his third journey into the world of chocolate: a journey that leads from a simple Ganache Frosting to the heart of Chocolate Truffles and eventually to homemade Good Eats Fudgepops.

Tuesday
May 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
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
Jun 14
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Amber Waves

All you need are yeast, barley and hops and Alton Brown will show you the rest as he brings them altogether for some special homemade Good Brew. It's fun and easy. Cheers!

Wednesday
Jun 21
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Mayo Clinic

Join Alton Brown as he debunks the many mysteries of Mayonnaise. Plus a recipe for Party Mayonnaise.

Friday
Jul 21
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 14, Episode 13

Egg Files VII: Meringue

Join host Alton Brown as he delves into three classic meringue-based desserts: Baked Alaska, Pavlova and Oeufs a la Neige.

Thursday
Aug 10
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 9

Flap Jack Do It Again

Join Alton Brown as he concocts homemade "Instant" Pancake Mix, shops some heavy metal (measuring cups that is) and takes a long walk amongst the maples.

Saturday
Sep 16
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Wonton Ways

The humble wonton skin may look exotic but it's also the most versatile pasta you can invite into your kitchen. Join Alton Brown as he stuffs, folds, fries, steams and bakes up a mess of good eats (Perfect Potstickers, Pear Walnut Wontons, Vegetarian Steamed Dumplings) out of this Chinese restaurant standard.

Monday
Sep 18
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.

Thursday
Sep 21
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 10

Melondrama

Fruit can be tricky stuff and that goes double for melons. Shrouded in mystery and misconception its true potential is rarely tapped. Join host Alton Brown as he attempts to demystify one of the most complex and promising fruits around. With recipes for Hot Melon Salad and Melon Sorbet.

Thursday
Sep 21
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.

Friday
Sep 22
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 10

Melondrama

Fruit can be tricky stuff and that goes double for melons. Shrouded in mystery and misconception its true potential is rarely tapped. Join host Alton Brown as he attempts to demystify one of the most complex and promising fruits around. With recipes for Hot Melon Salad and Melon Sorbet.

Friday
Sep 22
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Steak Your Claim

Host Alton Brown journeys from field to market to hardware store in search of the perfect steak and the perfect pan to make Pan-Seared Rib-Eye.

Saturday
Sep 23
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

Grill Seekers

Grilling is not only an American right, it's a duty, and one that Alton Brown takes seriously. Join him as he shops for a grill, fires the right fuel, makes paste, ties the knot and helps a Leg of Lamb find its true purpose in the world.

Saturday
Sep 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Icing Man Cometh

Cake is dandy but let's face it, without frosting it's just sweet bread. With tools straight from his local hardware store, host Alton Brown builds a better Buttercream and constructs a layer cake from the ground up. Plus, Ganache and Writing Chocolate.

Saturday
Sep 23
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.

Saturday
Sep 23
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 6

Oh My, Meat Pie

Join host Alton Brown as he tells the tale of an ancestor's journey to the New World by way of a curious meat pie shop. He explores the origins and preparation of Shepherd's Pie and Mincemeat Pie.

Sunday
Sep 24
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 17

Fit To Be Tied

Since childhood, Alton Brown's had a soft spot in his appetite for roulades, like Braciole and Fish Roll with Compound Butter. These savory bundles of meaty goodness look difficult to master but Alton says we'll be on a roll in no time as long as we've got science on our side!

Sunday
Sep 24
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 6

Oh My, Meat Pie

Join host Alton Brown as he tells the tale of an ancestor's journey to the New World by way of a curious meat pie shop. He explores the origins and preparation of Shepherd's Pie and Mincemeat Pie.

Monday
Sep 25
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 17

Fit To Be Tied

Since childhood, Alton Brown's had a soft spot in his appetite for roulades, like Braciole and Fish Roll with Compound Butter. These savory bundles of meaty goodness look difficult to master but Alton says we'll be on a roll in no time as long as we've got science on our side!

Monday
Sep 25
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 13, Episode 4

American Classics IV

Although usually considered an Italian dish, spaghetti with meat sauce proves to be an American classic as host Alton Brown explores its origins.

Monday
Sep 25
2pm | 1c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Chicken and Dropped Dumplings

Broccoli Casserole

Praline Bacon

Mojo Moulies

Daiquiri

Chicken Biscuit Pot Pie

Stacked Puff Pastry with Cherries

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes

Grapefruit Brulee

Yeast Doughnuts

Lemon Sesame Glazed Greens

Pan Steamed Broccoli

Lasagna Noodle Kugel

Creme Brulee

Compound Butter

Hot Smoked Trout

Deep-Fried Turkey

Poached Egg Tips

Frozen Green Peas

Banana Splitsville

Breakfast Sausage

Ginger Almonds

No Pan Pear Pie

Beet Green Gratin

Ganache

Royal Icing

Spicy Beef Kebabs

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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