Program Guide Daily

7:00 AM

United Tastes of America

Hot & Spicy

Feel the burn and wake up your palate as Jeffrey Saad braves the spiciest all-American variations on the famous chile pepper, and put his taste buds to the test by sampling a few of the hottest dishes in the world.Read More

7:30 AM

The Big Cheese

Grilled Cheese

It is one of the country's favorite homemade fast foods. Jason Sobocinski makes it at home too, and on his Cheese Truck in New Haven, Conn. But a revolution in grilled cheese sandwiches is sweeping the nation and Jason wants to be at the cutting edge. In Wisconsin he tries a classic Swiss-Alpine; in California there is more of a contemporary twist with seafood, Naan bread and Fromage Frais. But which does Jason think is best?Read More

8:00 AM

Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen

Nadia G's Bitchin' Halloween Special

Nadia G creates a spooky-licious feast that actually tastes as good as it is scary, and celebrates her favorite (un)holiday - Halloween! On the menu: Creepy Bocconcini Eyeballs wrapped in prosciutto flesh. Maggot salad (cauliflower couscous salad), vegetarian Coffin Sandwiches (Pumpernickel, Brie, McIntosh Apple and walnut pesto), Bracciole Severed Arm (complete with a hand molded with Italian-spiced minced meat), "Blood" Marinara, Toffee Designer Candied Apples with Maldon Salt. Panos talks bottom round beef. The Spice Agent reports on Pimento & Marjoram. Hans yaps about healthy alternatives to candy.Read More

9:00 AM

Taste in Translation

Date Night

American sweethearts rely on candles, dinner, and soft music to create the perfect date night. But what about the rest of the world? In this episode, we're traveling around the globe to look at the world's favorite date night dishes and how they create the right mood! From savoring romantic small bites from Spain at El Quinto Pino, to saying "je t'aime" with authentic chocolate from an acclaimed French chocolatier! We'll also head down to Jamaica at Nigel Spence's Ripe for a unique stew with a very special ingredient, and a drink proven to be an aphrodisiac. Thai chef Hong Thaimee of Ngam will show us the favorite steamy date night dish in Thailand. Plus America's oven baked favorite is perfect for sharing with the one you love and playing footsie under the table, and we've got a table at an impossible-to-get reservation to share it!Read More

9:30 AM

A Cook's Tour

Desert Feast

Tony arrives in Morocco with one goal -- to eat roast sheep in the desert. On the edge of the Sahara, Berbers in blue lead him on a camel odyssey. Finally, the sheep roasts in a mud oven, eaten with hrira, a traditional soup eaten on special occasions.Read More

10:00 AM

Hook, Line & Dinner

Michigan

Ben travels to Michigan to track the origins of one of his favorites... smoked whitefish in a competition of Lake Huron Vs. Lake Superior. Each of the lake locals claim to have the best smoked whitefish, and it's up to Ben to decide the winner and he even build the actual trophy. He sneaks a quick trip between lakes to go salmon fishing on the Au Sable river with a world class guide to round out his trip.Read More

10:30 AM

Carnival Eats

Indiana State Fair/Old Canal Days

The Indiana State Fair is one of the oldest fairs in the country, with some of the best fair foods around. Noah constructs, and devours a Colossal Grilled Cheese Sandwich with the help of the state dairy association. Next he takes the classic elephant ear to the next level by packing it full of fruit filling before frying it up. YaYa's Tomato Balls, a Greek family favorite, is his final dish of the day. Then it's over to neighboring Illinois for Old Canal Days in Lockport. Noah samples some insanely loaded potato bites before chowing down on Chicago-style pizza pie. A uniquely sweet donut treat rounds out another day of carnival eating.Read More

11:00 AM

Brunch at Bobby's

Buon Appetito

Bobby fondly reminisces about his time spent in Italy as he comes up with an amazing brunch menu inspired by the flavors and food of the Italian Countryside. A sweet and savory Peach and Arugula Salad With Crispy Pancetta and Gorgonzola starts off the meal, followed by a Frittata with fresh Peppers, Onions and a Cherry Tomato Sauce. The meal wouldn't scream Italy if it didn't include gelato, so Bobby ends the meal with a Vanilla Gelato and Espresso Affogato, plus a Blood Orange Campari Prosecco Cocktail.Read More

11:30 AM

Cooking for Real

Dinner on a Dime

Sunny proves you don't need expensive ingredients for a special meal; some of her most comforting recipes have simple and economical starts. Today's menu skimps on spending and splurges on flavor!Read More

12:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Kids' Treats

We bring out the kid in you with places that are sure to satisfy the sweet tooth for all ages. At Papabubble you will find whimsical candies that look too beautiful to eat, like grapefruit soda candies, and lollipops. Wooly's Ice offers light as air, frozen shaved ice in outrageous flavors like green tea, and sea salt dulce de leche. It's a trip back in time when you step into Little Cupcake Bakeshop for their blue velvet cupcakes, and s'mores bars. Take your cake to go at Stick & Pop where flavors such as peanut butter and jelly are served in bite- size spheres on a stick. Read More

12:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Sweet Crafters

We meet some of America's most imaginative food crafters who are churning out sweet treats. Nashville's Olive & Sinclair makes artisanal chocolates and brittles with a Southern twist. Suck it Sweets & Treats creates cool popsicles and frozen desserts on a stick. It's all about having choices at Cool Haus where customers get to create their own ice cream sandwich combinations. At Culture, fresh and frozen yogurt desserts step into the spotlight.Read More

1:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Something Old, Something New

Bang Candy Company in Nashville gives the mellow marshmallow a glamorous makeover. Semi Sweet bakery reinvents familiar home-baked goods into delicious decadence. Wooden Spoon stirs up American classics. Donna Bell's Bakeshop channels the South in their menu, including pie bars and decadent layered cakes. Read More

1:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Childhood Favorites

We found the top spots from Seattle to New York to keep the kid in you hopped up on sweets (with the rest of the neighborhood). Boxed supermarket desserts take on a grown-up twist with flavors like black sesame or passion fruit, as do the freshest of fruit pops, in two boutique shops in New York. For a more innocent indulgence, try sprinkle-scattered hummingbird cupcakes in Seattle or caramel apples dipped in cookie crumbs in Chicago.Read More

2:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Ooey Gooey

Whether to swipe the sticky sugar from your hands or to catch a drip on your lip, these ooey gooey desserts require a napkin or two to conquer. Dive into the stickiest of sticky buns, a coconut cake soaked with syrup, a fried apple pie dipped in spiced caramel and a sundae that's dripping with two different sauces. Take our advice and save your fingers: grab a spoon. Read More

2:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Sweet Peanut

These sweet shops showcase peanut butter in all its versatility and glory. Treats Truck Stop is a kid friendly neighborhood bakery in Brooklyn. Two Smart Cookies is whipping up cookies that taste just like home, including the popular peanut butter hideaway. Capital City Bakery is a vegan food truck that is spreading joy and peanut butter love all over Austin, TX. In East Nashville, Pied Piper Creamery has created over a hundred flavors, and those flavored with peanut butter take the cake in terms of creativity.Read More

3:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Chocolate

If a love for chocolate can be described as a religion, we have found the ultimate places of worship that claim devotion to little else. Atop the shrine to this beloved ingredient sits a collection of playful chocolate confections, a chocolate-doused brownie sundae, a molten chocolate tart unlike any you've ever seen, and a chocolate cake that's known as the best in the world.Read More

3:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Sweet and Sticky

Sweet, sticky, ooey gooey. It's everything you want in a sweet, delectable dessert. We take a tour from the east coast to the west coast, tasting our way through unique caramel bread puddings, ooey gooey sticky buns, mini bites of caramelized goodness and old fashioned candy like you?ve never seen before.Read More

4:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Then and Now

We visit pastry chefs who take time-honored traditions from their past and turn them into something new and unique. From a cafe with all the sweet traditions of the south, to a "sweetery" serving up childhood favorites, plus traditional treats made with untraditional ingredients.Read More

 
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4:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Doughnuts

Glazed, sprinkled, filled or even plain, there's nothing so delectable as a freshly fried doughnut. So when you add some unique twists on this all American treat, they are quite simply, irresistible.Read More

5:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Crazy Delicious Doughnuts

Everybody is going nuts for doughnuts and across the country doughnut shops are coming up with innovative new ways to re-invent this crowd favorite. In Portland, Oregon, there's a place that specializes in grown up versions that feature bold glazes and boozy fillings. In New York, old-school mini doughnuts made fresh to order are all the rage, the 15 different kinds of flavored sugars let you customize your own for a bite that has your name all over it. And in San Francisco, a charming little doughnut shop has developed a loyal following thanks to their light, supple doughnut and their seasonal silky cream fillings.Read More

5:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Cravings

We discover unique versions of the most sought after sweets. Chocolates that have no chocolate, brownies and cookies baked in together in perfect harmony, ice cream that's literally farm to cone, and mini pancakes like you've never seen before. It's what you crave, only better.Read More

6:00 PM

Unique Sweets

After School Favorites

Cupcakes, brownies, toaster pastries, ice creams and chocolates -- there's nothing like that sweet treat to snack on when school gets out. These after school favorites are breaking all of the traditional the rules, and winning.Read More

6:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Austin Sweet Freeze

Austin can get sweltering hot but they have plenty of delicious options to keep you cool. At Cow Tipping Creamery, Corey Sorensen is making stackers, her layered version of a sundae that not only gives you plenty of ice cream but ensures that you can get your fill of her homemade toppings. At Dolce Neve you can savor their authentic Italian gelato flavors made with in-season Texas produce and at Sweet Ritual you can try a vegan ice cream that has all the creaminess and flavor you crave with none of the animal byproducts.Read More

7:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Sweet Mornings in Sunny L.A.

If you think the folks in Los Angeles eat only health food, think again. Especially when it comes to breakfast! We visit some L.A. Hotspots that are the sweetest places to start the day. From artisanal doughnuts fried fresh all day long, to the most decadent stuffed French toast, to the best buns in Koreatown -- these are breakfasts worth setting your alarm for.Read More

 
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7:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Old is New Again

Classic desserts get deliciously updated at three sweet shops across the country. Skull and Cakebones rocks vegan cupcakes in Austin, Texas, with flavors like basil berry, dirty chai and just beet it, you'll be singing a new tune about dairy free desserts. Valerie Confections in Los Angeles is resurrecting vintage cake recipes with mouthwatering results: Head here for a slice of coffee crunch cake or banana shortcake. And in Brooklyn, Hay Rosie uses unusual ingredients like champagne and hops to flavor super creamy scoops of ice cream.Read More

8:00 PM

Unwrapped

Spooky Treats Unwrapped

Marc Summers creeps behind the scenes of spooky but sweet snacks. From gruesome gummis to scary suckers, to wax fangs and traditional treats. Plus, watch as innocent marshmallow Peeps transform into ghoulish bats and ghosts.Read More

9:00 PM

Unwrapped

Candy Cravings

Satisfy that sweet tooth and feed those cravings with a look at candy. Discover the secrets of making M&Ms, load up on goodies at the All-Candy Expo and increase the IQ with a bite of Smarties. Next, see the making of personalized handmade lollies and take some time to enjoy a classic caramel sucker. Then, see how one company is turning chocolate into a funny treat.Read More

9:30 PM

Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy

The Cheese Factor

To Jim, cheese is more than a food -- it's a food group. Heck, sometimes it's a whole pyramid. Now he's off on a cheesy adventure to find some of the most over-the-top churches of cheese he can find. In the heart of our nation's capitol and steps from the White House, Jim heads to GCDC, a grilled cheese bar serving up epic takes on grilled cheese. At Oakland's Homeroom, Jim discovers a whole menu of grown-up takes on macaroni and cheese -- and some killer peanut butter and cream cheese pie. And in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Jim heads to the temple to street food Skillet to try his hand at making cheesy dishes like Parmesan Cheddar Poutine, the Croque G'dam, and the Ultimate Inside Out Grilled Cheese.Read More

10:00 PM

Unwrapped

Sweet Stuff Unwrapped

It's a sweet tooth alert on this full hour of Sweet Stuff Unwrapped. Visit Dylan's Candy Bar in New York, then hit the factory to see how Candy Buttons, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and the Sky Bar are made. Then get chewing with the inventor of Big Time gum machines and the Charms Blow Pop. Check out the sweet flavors at Jelly Belly, Valomilk and Jolly Rancher. Discover what gives Hot Tamales their heat, Whoppers their shape and Dum-Dums their mystery flavor.Read More

11:00 PM

Dinner: Impossible

Pirate Peril

For this mission Chef Robert Irvine heads to colorful Key West, Fla., to take on a boatload of pirates. At part of the annual Pirates in Paradise Festival, Robert has nine hours to feed 150 pirates, and he must do so in true pirate fashion. Like any cook on the high seas, Robert has to concoct authentic pirate fare including bone soup, hardtack, sea turtle, pickled preserves and dishes to ward off scurvy.Read More

12:00 AM

Unwrapped

Spooky Treats Unwrapped

Marc Summers creeps behind the scenes of spooky but sweet snacks. From gruesome gummis to scary suckers, to wax fangs and traditional treats. Plus, watch as innocent marshmallow Peeps transform into ghoulish bats and ghosts.Read More

1:00 AM

Unwrapped

Candy Cravings

Satisfy that sweet tooth and feed those cravings with a look at candy. Discover the secrets of making M&Ms, load up on goodies at the All-Candy Expo and increase the IQ with a bite of Smarties. Next, see the making of personalized handmade lollies and take some time to enjoy a classic caramel sucker. Then, see how one company is turning chocolate into a funny treat.Read More

1:30 AM

Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy

The Cheese Factor

To Jim, cheese is more than a food -- it's a food group. Heck, sometimes it's a whole pyramid. Now he's off on a cheesy adventure to find some of the most over-the-top churches of cheese he can find. In the heart of our nation's capitol and steps from the White House, Jim heads to GCDC, a grilled cheese bar serving up epic takes on grilled cheese. At Oakland's Homeroom, Jim discovers a whole menu of grown-up takes on macaroni and cheese -- and some killer peanut butter and cream cheese pie. And in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Jim heads to the temple to street food Skillet to try his hand at making cheesy dishes like Parmesan Cheddar Poutine, the Croque G'dam, and the Ultimate Inside Out Grilled Cheese.Read More

2:00 AM

Unwrapped

Sweet Stuff Unwrapped

It's a sweet tooth alert on this full hour of Sweet Stuff Unwrapped. Visit Dylan's Candy Bar in New York, then hit the factory to see how Candy Buttons, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and the Sky Bar are made. Then get chewing with the inventor of Big Time gum machines and the Charms Blow Pop. Check out the sweet flavors at Jelly Belly, Valomilk and Jolly Rancher. Discover what gives Hot Tamales their heat, Whoppers their shape and Dum-Dums their mystery flavor.Read More

3:00 AM

Dinner: Impossible

Pirate Peril

For this mission Chef Robert Irvine heads to colorful Key West, Fla., to take on a boatload of pirates. At part of the annual Pirates in Paradise Festival, Robert has nine hours to feed 150 pirates, and he must do so in true pirate fashion. Like any cook on the high seas, Robert has to concoct authentic pirate fare including bone soup, hardtack, sea turtle, pickled preserves and dishes to ward off scurvy.Read More

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