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Pop Culture

Airing: 7:00 AM/6:00c

No foodstuff screams American pop culture as loudly as popcorn. So why is it that modern movie popcorn tastes more like...more

Fruit 10 From Outer Space (Pomegranates)

Airing: 7:30 AM/6:30c

Join AB as he explores an alien fruit: the pomegranate. As he dissects this mysterious fruit, AB reveals a variety of...more

Myth Smashers

Airing: 8:00 AM/7:00c

Sure, cooking is full of rules, sayings, and axioms but do they all hold water? Join host Alton Brown as he sears meat,...more

The Waffle Truth

Airing: 8:30 AM/7:30c

Tired of sad, insipid toaster waffles and flavorless instant batters? Host Alton Brown sure is and he's going to do...more

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American Classics VIII: Tacos

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

They may have been born in Mexico but today the taco is a concept as "American" as apple pie. Host Alton Brown seeks...more

Tortillas Again

Airing: 11:30 PM/10:30c

AB finds himself in a fix when a local cooking club pickets his house protesting the fact that he doesn't use enough...more

American Classics VIII: Tacos

Airing: 3:00 AM/2:00c

They may have been born in Mexico but today the taco is a concept as "American" as apple pie. Host Alton Brown seeks...more

Tortillas Again

Airing: 3:30 AM/2:30c

AB finds himself in a fix when a local cooking club pickets his house protesting the fact that he doesn't use enough...more

It's a Pan, It's a Dish, It's Paella

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

Host Alton Brown demystifies the Spanish pan and the rice dish it's famous for. ...more

Recipes from episode:

Major Pepper

Airing: 11:30 PM/10:30c

Join Alton as he takes a closer look at the king of spices, goes in search of the perfect peppermill, and examines the...more

It's a Pan, It's a Dish, It's Paella

Airing: 3:00 AM/2:00c

Host Alton Brown demystifies the Spanish pan and the rice dish it's famous for. ...more

Recipes from episode:

Major Pepper

Airing: 3:30 AM/2:30c

Join Alton as he takes a closer look at the king of spices, goes in search of the perfect peppermill, and examines the...more

American Classics III: Creole in a Bowl

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

Join host Alton Brown as he explores the many historical and cultural influences that give us a New Orleans classic....more

Bowl O' Bayou

Airing: 11:30 PM/10:30c

AB breaks down the whole concept of Gumbo, clarifies the differences between Cajun and Creole and explains the importance...more

American Classics III: Creole in a Bowl

Airing: 3:00 AM/2:00c

Join host Alton Brown as he explores the many historical and cultural influences that give us a New Orleans classic....more

Bowl O' Bayou

Airing: 3:30 AM/2:30c

AB breaks down the whole concept of Gumbo, clarifies the differences between Cajun and Creole and explains the importance...more

TORT(illa) Reform

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

The world may not be flat, but thanks to the tortilla we can enjoy almost anything edible with a quick fold, flip, or...more

Recipes from episode:

The Big Chili

Airing: 11:30 PM/10:30c

Join Host and cowpoke Gerald P Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick Rusty as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red....more

TORT(illa) Reform

Airing: 3:00 AM/2:00c

The world may not be flat, but thanks to the tortilla we can enjoy almost anything edible with a quick fold, flip, or...more

Recipes from episode:

The Big Chili

Airing: 3:30 AM/2:30c

Join Host and cowpoke Gerald P Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick Rusty as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red....more

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