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Saturday, Nov 25

7:00
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Episode 101

A last minute brunch for three couples and three kids is no problem in Kelsey's house! From shopping to cooking to sweet desserts, she'll show you how to get it done and get it done quickly. We begin with Kelsey in Essex Market where she shares tips on how to navigate a grocery store with a toddler in tow and only twenty minutes to spare. In the kitchen, Kelsey begins with a savory Chorizo Frittata to be paired with a bright Charred Citrus Salad. Since savory is never complete without sweet, we end brunch with an Oatmeal Berry Cobbler, topped with Mom's recipe for Lemon Whipped Cream.

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7:30
AM
Episode 102

Is that romance or garlic bread I smell? It's both! Because it's an Italian themed date night in Kelsey and Robby's House. These young parents only get one night a month to themselves, so they can't screw it up. Kelsey decides to make things extra special by heading down to Bread's Bakery for some fresh baked carbs. While she's there, Bread's resident chef Kelly teaches her how to make a fresh boule. Then, in the kitchen, Kelsey teaches us how to turn that boule into a Split Cheesy Garlic bread. The night's romantic Italian theme is brought together with by savory Antipasti Salad and a tasty Spinach and Artichoke Skillet Lasagna. Finally, Date Night ends with Kelsey's chocolaty spin on the Italian classic dessert, Tiramisu.

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8:00
AM
Episode 103

Don't let your Spice Rack intimidate you any longer! Fight the fear and take your meals from bland to taste bud banging with Kelsey's tips for cooking with her essential spices. First, Kelsey takes a field trip to S.O.S. Chef's to experiment with new spices and build her own Everyday Blend. Back in the kitchen, Kelsey uses her newfound spicy knowledge to make a Pan Seared Crispy Halibut topped with a Zesty Tartar Sauce, Pickled Cucumber Carrot Slaw, and Oven Roasted Potatoes with her Everyday Spice Blend. Finally, Kelsey brings the spice all the way to dessert with her Cinna-Spiced Creme Brûlée.

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8:30
AM
Episode 104

Free the egg! Liberate the waffle! They aren't just for breakfast anymore! Kelsey Nixon shares her favorite family tradition of serving breakfast for dinner. First, join her and family at EJ's Diner in New York City, where they find inspiration in their pancakes. Next, catch up with Kelsey in the kitchen as she prepares a sweet and savory dinner of Cheddar Jalapeno Waffles, Burst Tomato Bacon and Avocado Egg Scramble. Last but not least, wash it all down with a Mango Pineapple Punch Slush.

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9:00
AM
Episode 105

Your freezer is your friend, let Kelsey Nixon show you the way! Most people don't know how to use their freezer and worry that freezing food means less nutrition, but that is not the case. Kelsey heads to Babeth's Feast in New York City to shop and learn about the versatility of frozen foods. Then, she takes her frozen finds back to the kitchen where she whips up a freezer-friendly feast of Sweet Potato and Black Bean Empanadas and Moroccan Meatballs with Spicy Tomato Sauce. Finally, the meal is topped off by a dessert of Oat Crumb Topping paired with frozen berries.

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9:30
AM
Episode 106

In desperate need of a night in with the girls? Kelsey Nixon has got you covered! From table flowers to party favors to kitchen shortcuts, entertaining your girlfriends has never been this fun and easy. Just pick a theme and go! First, Kelsey heads out to buy some handy kitchen gadget gifts for her guests. Then, back at home, she treats her friends to an Indian-themed feast of Roasted Cauliflower with Spiced Yogurt Sauce, Cucumber Raita Salad, Cilantro Chutney, Garam Masala-Glazed Carrots and Mango Lassis.

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10:00
AM
Episode 1H08UH

Whether you're cooking up a mess of Cheese Grits or a pot of Savory Polenta, cornmeal may just be the most powerful player in the pantry. Join host Alton Brown as he battles with cultural claims, doses up some science and cranks out a Pineapple Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake.

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10:30
AM
Episode 1H09UH

Join host Alton Brown for a collection of short films about his favorite food: cheese. Learn about everything from pasteurization to pairing, lactose to graters. Learn how to make cheese into Cheese Soup, Parmesan Crisps crackers, and Fromage Fort, a spread to end all spreads.

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11:00
AM
Episode 1D10UH

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

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11:30
AM
Episode 0908

Join host Alton Brown as he dives deep into the pantry to investigate the many facets of vinegar. Learn the secrets of this ancient elixir and some darned cleaver ways to get it into your food, including Grilled Romaine and Sauerbraten.

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12:00
PM
Episode 207

Host Michael McKean opens up a sandwich discussion and cuts the crust off some "deli-cut" issues. He finds out if the sandwich was actually named after a guy named sandwich, the correct name for an Italian sandwich and if the burrito is on the docket of sandwich court.

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12:30
PM
Episode 209

Host Michael McKean separates the good from the bad on some downright wicked food tales. He uncovers whether beer's spirits were put there by witches, if the pretzel is pious or if its story is full of twists and if the heavenly-tasting angel food cake is really just a little devil.

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1:00
PM
Episode 204

Host Michael McKean takes a look at how some favorite food combinations got hitched. Michael traces the origins of peanut butter and jelly to the trenches of World War II, sees how spaghetti and meatballs went from Italy to America and finds out if chicken and waffles met after a late-night jazz set.

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1:30
PM
Episode 206

Host Michael McKean goes to bat finding out how our favorite stadium goods got tickets to the big leagues. Michael traces the football tailgate to a Civil War battlefield, shows how important the hot dog is to baseball's existence, and uncovers how the difficult-to-eat nachos became a stadium standard.

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2:00
PM
Episode 603H

Barbecue is in the blood at two family-run institutions where the dedication for perfecting smoked meats spans decades. Burns Original BBQ in Houston, is the definition of a family business. Grandpa Roy Burns started cooking barbecue in 1973 on the side to help support his NINE children. Four decades later, over a dozen family members continue to keep the flames burning and the meat smoking. Roger is welcomed into the family and the pit room with open arms. He learns the ropes of East Texas style 'cue - tender chopped brisket, pork ribs that fall off the bone, and football-sized loaded bbq baked potatoes. Next, Roger heads to Poche's Market and Restaurant, which has been a one-stop shop for smoked meats in Breaux Bridge L.A. since 1962. Owner Floyd Poche gives Roger a sampling of their legendary 'cue. Pork ribs, pork steaks, sausages and whole chickens get rubbed down with spicy cajun seasoning before getting loaded into their 40 year old wood-fired smoker.

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2:30
PM
Episode 204

Roger Mooking heads to Napa Valley, Calif., for two unique pig roasts. In St. Helena, chef John Fink is famous for his portable Cuban Pig roasts. Over a custom built oven, a whole pig is butterflied and seasoned with mojo and slow-roasted over wood coals. In Calistoga, Roger meets Todd Spanier to feast on a whole pig that's stuffed with truffles and trumpet mushrooms, then roasted over a rotisserie that his grandfather constructed in the 1970s.

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3:00
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Episode SP2

Roger Mooking is travelling cross-country celebrating the art of pit cooking. In Michigan, Roger meets up with Andy Shundlich of Epicure Catering, helping cook a classic Italian pig roast in his brick-lined pit. In Texas, Roger gets a lip-smacking lesson in short ribs, Latin-American deep pit BBQ-style. In Hawaii, Roger joins the local community in preparing a whole pig and salmon using a traditional underground oven called an imu. Finally, in Massachusetts, Roger checks out a beautiful backyard pit where he'll help prepare whole goat and all the fixings for the ultimate tacos.

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4:00
PM
Episode 205

Roger Mooking heads to Northern California for two spectacular wood-fired Mediterranean seafood feasts. In Napa Valley, the Steltzner family is famous for their wines and their towering outdoor oven called the Infiernillo. Roger helps encase whole fish, potatoes and onions in salt before they're baked in the enormous oven. In Tomales Bay, caterer Tom Meckfessel prepares a delicious surf-and-turf Spanish-inspired paella over a wood fire right on the water. Roger harvests local clams for the paella with John Finger, owner of Hog Island Oyster Farm.

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4:30
PM
Episode 602H

Roger Mooking heads to the Liberty Kitchen in Houston, where Chef Lance Fegen has built a monster wood-fired Argentinian grill. Roger and Lance prepare a traditional Balinese pig roast by spit-roasting it over bold mesquite coals and coconut shells. They complete their tropical feast with Mexican pork asado tacos made on an edible rig. Next Roger heads to Hickory Nut Gap Farm in Fairview, N.C., where Executive Chef Nate Sloan hooks Roger up with a fire-roasted farm feast. They prepare porchetta, stuffing the center cut of a pig with spicy Italian sausage and lush kale pesto, roll it up into cylinder, and spin it on a rotisserie over a bed of hot coals. They also roast spring onions and place them over heirloom grits cooked in a coal-fueled cauldron.

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5:00
PM
Episode 104

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we put food on the frontlines of war and discover how some of history's most epic battles were decided by what we eat. Did Frozen Dinners save the world in World War II? Were hamburgers invented on the battlefield? Did the South lose the Civil War because of salt? We dig into some fascinating food fights and discover how our appetites have shaped the world's most critical battles.

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5:30
PM
Episode 102

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we indulge in the best part of every meal: Dessert! From cake to pie to banana splits, our favorite desserts are baked with rich stories that have shaped America in extraordinary ways. We travel back in time to find out how cake gave rise to democracy in America. We reveal the sweet truth about why ice cream topped with syrup is called a sundae. And we find out if anything really is more American than apple pie. Save room for dessert as we discover some tasty truths and some mouthwatering myths hidden in every decadent bite!

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6:00
PM
Episode 212

Host Michael McKean takes a road trip around the US to uncover the stories behind our favorite state plates, including what baked Alaska has to do with Alaska, who put the Big Apple in New York cheesecake and if the California roll is from California, Japan ... or Canada!

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6:30
PM
Episode 106

In the episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we dig into the heart of food and love. Chocolate and romance go hand in hand, but is this love affair really backed up by chemistry? Couples today can't tie the knot without saying "I do" to their dream wedding cake, but did this tradition actually begin with a baguette? There's nothing like keeping the spark alive by sharing some sensual oysters with your sweetheart, but are oysters really an aphrodisiac? We get the dish on our favorite romantic recipes and find out if it's really true love or just a fictional fling.

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7:00
PM
Episode 105

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we reveal the truth behind the most important meal of the day. From coffee to pancakes to bacon, we'll find out how some sneaky marketing ploys and acts of sin have shaped what we eat for breakfast in America. Does coffee really stunt your growth? Is the recipe for flapjacks rooted in sin? We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but who said that and is it really true? Get ready to wake up and smell the facts as we discover how our morning meals have come to taste so sinfully delicious.

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7:30
PM
Episode 213

Step right up, as host Michael McKean juggles carnival classics with stories that will amaze and astound. His big top tales include whether cotton candy is at the root of a cavity conspiracy, if popcorn kernels saved the silver screen and if saltwater taffy pulled itself into the middle of a giant legal war.

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8:00
PM
Episode 302H

Host Michael McKean enlightens us on a few divine dining delights. He finds out why we should we be handing out cake instead of candy on Halloween. Then McKean discovers that Valentine's Day candy hearts were once used as medicine. Later he figures out whether Corned Beef can really bring any Irish luck on St. Patrick's Day. Saints or sinners, this episode's foods are truly sacred.

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8:30
PM
Episode 303H

Grab your flashlights and duct tape because host Michael McKean uncovers the truth behind the world's greatest edible emergencies. He discovers how a massive blackout in New York City led to the decadent Blackout Cake, that Tapioca pudding is no good at puddin' out fires, and that a tidal wave of sweet molasses nearly broke Boston.

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9:00
PM
Episode 301H

Join host Michael McKean as he figures out why some classic culinary combos are a match made in heaven. He discovers that grilled cheese and tomato soup found love at a school cafeteria, that our brains are wired to crave peanut butter and chocolate. Then, he finds out that there's scientific proof that chocolate and caviar have perfect chemistry.

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9:30
PM
Episode 304H

Host Michael McKean sorts out the problematic pedigrees of some of our favorite foods. We'll find out if German Chocolate cake is iced with a grammatical error, if the real father of the French Dip will please stand up, and if English Muffins were spawned from some star-spangled batter. When it comes to the birth certificates of these deceptive dishes, make sure you read the fine print.

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10:00
PM
Episode 202

Host Michael McKean shares the "hole" story of everyone's favorite middle-missing baked goods. See if donuts helped bring about the end of World War I, if the secret to New York bagels lies in the city's water and how bundt cakes went from headlining brunch to saving lives.

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10:30
PM
Episode 211

Fasten your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position, host Michael McKean is taking our favorite foods up and away. He discovers if there's a scientific reason you may not love airline food, why hungry astronauts tend to float over to spicy shrimp and how a corned beef sandwich could sabotage a space mission.

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11:00
PM
Episode 101

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we uncover the truth behind America's most popular food remedies. Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Can a bowl of chicken soup cure a stuffy nose? And does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? We dig up some mind-boggling history to find out if these age-old adages are true. Have we all been fed a spoonful of food fiction to help the medicine go down?

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11:30
PM
Episode 103

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we take a trip around the food globe to find out where some of our most popular international dishes were really born. We know French Fries are fried, but are they French? Pizza and Italy go together like cheese and pepperoni, but can the Italians really claim pizza as their own? And no Chinese meal is complete until you crack open that fortune cookie, but was this crunchy treat really invented in China? We get to the bottom of some shocking food origin stories and uncover the hidden identities of our beloved foreign favorites.

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12:00
AM
Episode 302H

Host Michael McKean enlightens us on a few divine dining delights. He finds out why we should we be handing out cake instead of candy on Halloween. Then McKean discovers that Valentine's Day candy hearts were once used as medicine. Later he figures out whether Corned Beef can really bring any Irish luck on St. Patrick's Day. Saints or sinners, this episode's foods are truly sacred.

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12:30
AM
Episode 303H

Grab your flashlights and duct tape because host Michael McKean uncovers the truth behind the world's greatest edible emergencies. He discovers how a massive blackout in New York City led to the decadent Blackout Cake, that Tapioca pudding is no good at puddin' out fires, and that a tidal wave of sweet molasses nearly broke Boston.

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1:00
AM
Episode 301H

Join host Michael McKean as he figures out why some classic culinary combos are a match made in heaven. He discovers that grilled cheese and tomato soup found love at a school cafeteria, that our brains are wired to crave peanut butter and chocolate. Then, he finds out that there's scientific proof that chocolate and caviar have perfect chemistry.

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1:30
AM
Episode 304H

Host Michael McKean sorts out the problematic pedigrees of some of our favorite foods. We'll find out if German Chocolate cake is iced with a grammatical error, if the real father of the French Dip will please stand up, and if English Muffins were spawned from some star-spangled batter. When it comes to the birth certificates of these deceptive dishes, make sure you read the fine print.

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2:00
AM
Episode 202

Host Michael McKean shares the "hole" story of everyone's favorite middle-missing baked goods. See if donuts helped bring about the end of World War I, if the secret to New York bagels lies in the city's water and how bundt cakes went from headlining brunch to saving lives.

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2:30
AM
Episode 211

Fasten your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position, host Michael McKean is taking our favorite foods up and away. He discovers if there's a scientific reason you may not love airline food, why hungry astronauts tend to float over to spicy shrimp and how a corned beef sandwich could sabotage a space mission.

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3:00
AM
Episode 101

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we uncover the truth behind America's most popular food remedies. Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Can a bowl of chicken soup cure a stuffy nose? And does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? We dig up some mind-boggling history to find out if these age-old adages are true. Have we all been fed a spoonful of food fiction to help the medicine go down?

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3:30
AM
Episode 103

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we take a trip around the food globe to find out where some of our most popular international dishes were really born. We know French Fries are fried, but are they French? Pizza and Italy go together like cheese and pepperoni, but can the Italians really claim pizza as their own? And no Chinese meal is complete until you crack open that fortune cookie, but was this crunchy treat really invented in China? We get to the bottom of some shocking food origin stories and uncover the hidden identities of our beloved foreign favorites.

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