TV Schedule

Wednesday, Dec 6

7:00
AM
Episode 413

Mustachioed grandpa Vincent Pesiri of Clementon, N.J., 55, loves watching football almost as much as he loves cooking. Vin and Mo Rocca whip up some spicy crabs for the guys to eat while watching TV in the Man Cave. Later, Vin and Mo cross the Jersey/Philly border to shop for dinner (and punch a few slabs of meat). Back home, Vin and Mo cook up some hearty paella and bananas foster for everyone's sweet tooth.

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7:30
AM
Episode 107

The volunteers at the Delmar, N.Y., firehouse affectionately call their colleague Chris Massie "Gramps," despite being a young grandfather firefighter there, but he's also the best cook. He'll put Mo through all the usual firefighting training exercises and then he and Mo will make a stick-to-your-ribs, mouth-watering Christmas dinner for his squad.

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8:00
AM
Episode 202

Bring on the fruit cake, Hanukkah gelt and Gingerbread! Let's loosen our belts and dig into Anthony Pucciarello's Feast of the Seven Fishes and Norma Jean Darden's Hoppin' John with collard greens. And, you'll definitely want to save room for King's Cake at the ultra-exclusive LudoBites. Plus, it's Chinese New Year, so have some Lobster Yee Mein! Remember, your diet starts back up the day AFTER the holiday.

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9:00
AM
Episode 301

Alfonso Ribeiro reveals the secrets behind heat-and-eat barbecue from Farm Rich Smokehouse, the super yellow color of French's Mustard and the sweet-sour punch of Mt. Olive Bread and Butter Pickles. Plus, Christie Cookie Co.'s serious Chocolate Brownies are packed with three types of luscious chocolate and a surprising ingredient.

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9:30
AM
Episode 205F

We dare you to try and eat just one of these seriously tasty treats! Host Alfonso Ribeiro dives into Hot Tamales and their addictive cinnamon snap, Nathan's irresistible chili cheese fries, and how Dum Dums lollipops got their name. Finally, find out about Bibigo's flavor-packed Mini Wontons.

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10:00
AM
Episode 306

It's a kaleidoscope of color as Alfonso Ribeiro finds out how RW Garcia make their tortilla chips so vibrantly red. Then it's off to Amy's Kitchen for their multicolored, palate-pleasing Thai Red Curry Bowl. All the colors of the spectrum are baked in Caroline's Cakes' Over the Rainbow Cake and Jelly Belly creates an assortment of Rainforest Animal-Shaped Fruit Snacks.

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10:30
AM
Episode 313

Alfonso Ribeiro is covering all things easy from snacks that evoke childhood memories like iconic Hostess Twinkies and the colorful Jel Sert Otter Pops to easy dinner solutions like Bertolli's Chicken Parmigiana and Penne. He's also getting a closer look at how the minimal ingredients in Manischewitz Matzo are kept kosher.

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11:00
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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11:30
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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12:00
PM
Episode 305H

Don't forget to bring some form of ID because host Michael McKean gets the scoop on some famous dishes that were named after actual people. He finds out that Bananas Foster was created out of corruption, the Caesar Salad started a family feud, and that Fettucine Alfredo was once used as mouthwatering medicine.

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12:30
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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1:00
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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1:30
PM
Episode 205

Host Michael McKean chases rainbows to explain how our food's color can leave us tickled pink or feeling blue. Michael uncovers if cheddar cheese is really orange and if color can cause a taste bud blackout. Miss this golden opportunity to find out, and you may be left green with envy.

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2:00
PM
Episode 1E02UH

As the holidays approach, Alton Brown ponders the perfect roast beef, meets with a butcher, comes to terms with aging, learns about ovens and radiant heat, discovers new ways to have fun with flower pots and produces Dry-Aged Standing Rib Roast with Sage Juz -- the ultimate carnivore's delight.

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2:30
PM
Episode 1C04UH

Alton Brown wants to make duck a regular dish. He reveals how to convert a rock hard duck into a crispy delight (dubbed Mighty Duck) while teaching more than you could ever want to know about thermodynamics.

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3:00
PM
Episode 211H

Brooklyn chef and barbecue expert, Shannon Ambrosio is in Chicago, where he challenges husband and wife pitmasters, Greg and Kristina of Chicago Culinary Kitchen. The two teams will put their own barbecue twist on one of the oldest traditional dishes in Chicago, the Italian Beef Sandwich. With Chicago native, Saralynn Pablo by his side, Shannon "Brooklyn-izes" a 100-year-old classic. But will the judges enjoy Shannon's new-school twist on this old-school sandwich?

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3:30
PM
Episode 103

Brooklyn pitmaster Shannon Ambrosio is heading to the Gulf Coast of Mississippi to challenge local barbecue favorites, Murky Waters, to a Southern-style barbecue sandwich showdown! Shannon may be the king up north, but if he wants to reign triumphant against these Southern aficionados he'll need to find some inspiration from the local flavors. Will putting his Brooklyn spin on traditional Southern barbecue be enough to win over the judges, or will Murky Waters keep the title of best BBQ in town?

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4:00
PM
Episode 102F

Mario Batali shows Michael Symon his favorite late-night indulgence at New York City's most classic burger joint, while in Nashville, Michael learns what makes dry ribs the classic Tennessee take on smoked meat. And then he visits his favorite hometown haunt where they pair Cleveland classics like bratwurst and pierogi with refreshing house-made brews.

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4:30
PM
Episode 201F

Duff Goldman makes a guest appearance at Michael Symon's favorite Baton Rouge, La. smokehouse that boasts a pork belly hoagie so outrageous it has to be shared. Next up in St. Louis, a big fat Greek burger ignites Michael's cultural soul, and in Austin, he indulges in pit-roasted meats and spicy salsa atop the freshest tortillas this side of the border.

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5:00
PM
Episode 304FH

Michael Symon takes reality television star Kendra Wilkinson on a whirlwind food and beer tour of Detroit to introduce her to one of the country's most resurgent cities. She falls in love with the area through its wide array of local microbrews and rich history of great food, from classic Coney Island dogs to spicy Korean sliders to pulled pork enchiladas. These diehard football fans end their day with a head-to-head beer-laden throwing competition.

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5:30
PM
Episode 206F

Pastry chef phenom, Ron Ben-Israel, hangs with Michael Symon in Baton Rouge, La. to feast on a mile-high key lime pie and a Caribbean-inspired brisket melt. Then, Michael heads to Louisville, Ky. for a burger topped with chorizo and a downright dangerous dessert aptly named the bacon cinna-bomb. Finally, in Lexington, Ky., he devours a fried chicken sandwich so spicy, he quenches things with a soothing local craft beer.

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6:00
PM
Episode SP1

Cooking Channel All-Star Holiday Special: A Taste of Home gives viewers a chance to spend the holidays with seven of their favorite Cooking Channel personalities: Bobby Deen, Nadia G, Roger Mooking, Kelsey Nixon, Aarti Sequeira, G Garvin and Eden Grinshpan --- as they each share a personal holiday dish that reminds them of being home for the holidays. From peppermint pie to creamy potato latkes -- this one hour special provides the ultimate holiday menu along with fun stories of home from some of Cooking Channel's brightest stars.

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7:00
PM
Episode SP24FUH

'Tis the season as we join host Marc Summers for full hour of Holiday Treats Unwrapped. Visit The Swiss Colony as they prep for their busiest time, see how a snow globe becomes an edible sweet and check out a company building gingerbread houses. Stop by a restaurant celebrating turkey day, everyday, and discover one bird that gets a presidential pardon. Then, discover the secrets behind honey baked ham, stuffing, cranberry sauce, Christmas cookies and Reddi-Wip.

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8:00
PM
Episode 102H

Brenda Nibley and Elisa Barber make cookie builds of two different houses for upcoming Christmas parties. First, they make a detailed replica of an historic estate house for a successful advertising executive to share with his guests. Later, they help a customer surprise her mother-in-law with a gingerbread replica of the family home that she designed and built.

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8:30
PM
Episode 103H

Best friends and expert bakers Brenda Nibley and Elisa Barber are tasked with making their most over-the-top, fairy-inspired cookie build to be auctioned off for charity during the Fairy Festival's holiday auction. Later, the ladies come up with a jaw-dropping 3-D work of art for a local gallery wanting something special for the holidays.

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9:00
PM
Episode SP32F

When there are stockings on the mantel and eggnog in your cup, it must be the holiday season. Marc Summers hosts Holiday Helpings, an Unwrapped special, celebrating the best treats from this festive time of the year. Dove Chocolate Discoveries brings a holiday party into your home, and the special guest is chocolate! Do you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? The folks at Bruce's know the surprising distinction. We'll find out why the ugliest pumpkins make the best pie and what gives gingerbread its dark color (hint: it's not the ginger). From sparkling wine to vanilla to Sara Lee Cheesecake, it's our naughty and nice seasonal favorites: Holiday Helpings on Unwrapped.

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10:00
PM
Episode 205

Ali Khan hits the Jackson Hole, Wyo., trail running for a delicious croque madame with mornay sauce in the morning and crosses the Snake River for a crunchy fried chicken banh mi sandwich. Then, he discovers a berry cheesecake doughnut before stirring up a hearty bowl of spicy pork rice.

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10:30
PM
Episode 103

Ali Khan hits the ground running in Boulder at a diner with pancakes so manly, only a chef who moonlights as a strong man could make them. Then he seeks out some of the most authentic Chinese noodles found on the West Coast and finishes his day at a Boulder staple with a soulfully-crafted shrimp po' boy, accompanied by one of the best views in the city.

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11:00
PM
Episode 1H07UH

Join Host and cowpoke Gerald P Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick, Rusty, as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red Pressure Cooker Chili. Along the way, they'll ponder the chili mythology, grind up AB's Chili Powder (that's chili with an i) and do some serious work under pressure.

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11:30
PM
Episode 1102

The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Join host Alton Brown as he recreates traditional Homemade Soft Pretzels in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory along with his favorite accompaniment, Best Mustard Ever. He also offers a recipe for Homemade Hard Pretzels.

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12:00
AM
Episode 102H

Brenda Nibley and Elisa Barber make cookie builds of two different houses for upcoming Christmas parties. First, they make a detailed replica of an historic estate house for a successful advertising executive to share with his guests. Later, they help a customer surprise her mother-in-law with a gingerbread replica of the family home that she designed and built.

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12:30
AM
Episode 103H

Best friends and expert bakers Brenda Nibley and Elisa Barber are tasked with making their most over-the-top, fairy-inspired cookie build to be auctioned off for charity during the Fairy Festival's holiday auction. Later, the ladies come up with a jaw-dropping 3-D work of art for a local gallery wanting something special for the holidays.

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1:00
AM
Episode SP32F

When there are stockings on the mantel and eggnog in your cup, it must be the holiday season. Marc Summers hosts Holiday Helpings, an Unwrapped special, celebrating the best treats from this festive time of the year. Dove Chocolate Discoveries brings a holiday party into your home, and the special guest is chocolate! Do you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? The folks at Bruce's know the surprising distinction. We'll find out why the ugliest pumpkins make the best pie and what gives gingerbread its dark color (hint: it's not the ginger). From sparkling wine to vanilla to Sara Lee Cheesecake, it's our naughty and nice seasonal favorites: Holiday Helpings on Unwrapped.

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2:00
AM
Episode 205

Ali Khan hits the Jackson Hole, Wyo., trail running for a delicious croque madame with mornay sauce in the morning and crosses the Snake River for a crunchy fried chicken banh mi sandwich. Then, he discovers a berry cheesecake doughnut before stirring up a hearty bowl of spicy pork rice.

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2:30
AM
Episode 103

Ali Khan hits the ground running in Boulder at a diner with pancakes so manly, only a chef who moonlights as a strong man could make them. Then he seeks out some of the most authentic Chinese noodles found on the West Coast and finishes his day at a Boulder staple with a soulfully-crafted shrimp po' boy, accompanied by one of the best views in the city.

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3:00
AM
Episode 1H07UH

Join Host and cowpoke Gerald P Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick, Rusty, as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red Pressure Cooker Chili. Along the way, they'll ponder the chili mythology, grind up AB's Chili Powder (that's chili with an i) and do some serious work under pressure.

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3:30
AM
Episode 1102

The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Join host Alton Brown as he recreates traditional Homemade Soft Pretzels in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory along with his favorite accompaniment, Best Mustard Ever. He also offers a recipe for Homemade Hard Pretzels.

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Wednesday, Dec 6

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10am | 9c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man's Greatest Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c
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What's Hot

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

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