TV Schedule

Wednesday, Dec 20

7:00
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Episode 103

Shogun Palace in Flushing, N.Y., boasts a whopping 23,000 square foot dining room and banquet hall, all of it empty. To save the business, owner David Wong and Chef William Chen enlist Ching-He Huang's help to transform their over-the-top banquet style menu to modern Japanese. In the process, David and William bid farewell to some seriously fishy decor in the dining room.

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7:30
AM
Episode 109

In Bloomfield, N.J., Ching-He Huang faces one of her toughest challenges yet at a traditional Chinese restaurant that hasn't been touched in over 20 years. Ching helps owner Ming bring his old and tired dishes from outdated to modern Chinese American with a twist.

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8:00
AM
Episode 207

New York City's Koreatown is the location for Ching-He Huang's next struggling restaurant. Run by fun-loving owner May, Kirakuya Sake used to be the place to drink and party for NYC's Korean and Japanese communities. Business has declined as fewer customers come in to eat, drink or socialize with May. Is it too late for Ching to rein in May's party-girl ways and get her more focused on her food than on having fun?

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8:30
AM
Episode 210

Baron and Christine are the owners of Kathy's Chinese Cuisine - a 20 year-old restaurant that's desperately in need of Ching's help. Baron and his wife have ploughed their entire life savings into this restaurant but after 20 years of business things are at an all-time low. Baron cooks a "healthy" Californian Chinese style of cooking - no canned foods or animal fats. Not profitable enough to hire a chef they are understaffed and frequently work seven-day weeks. Despite this they're still losing money hand over fist. The couple is so stressed that customers frequently witness their constant arguments. Baron is stubborn and has no faith in his wife's opinions. If Baron won't listen to his wife, how can Ching expect to be heard? Can this couple reconcile their differences, turn this restaurant around and run it harmoniously?

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9:00
AM
Episode 209F

Host Alfonso Ribeiro says it's okay to play with your food, especially these tasty treats! From super-sized Fatboy Ice Cream Sandwiches to super-seasoned Wise Onion Rings to playful Melville Candy Glitter Mustache Lollipops, it's all about fun. Plus, Nemo's Bakery shows how they create their Pull Apart Cinnamon Bread for ultimate fun and flavor.

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9:30
AM
Episode 303

Alfonso Ribeiro tries Warheads Extreme Sour Hard Candy, a treat that almost requires a warning label, sees how Frank's RedHot gets its heat and takes a peek at a dynamite mole sauce from Rico Chicken Tamales. Then, Bissinger's Apple Ghost Chili Salt Caramels singe the tongue with a unique mix of chocolate, apples and hot peppers.

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10:00
AM
Episode 213F

The world gets a little smaller when host Alfonso Ribeiro shares the secrets behind globally-inspired goodies. See how Jarlsberg cheese gets its holes and why the Idaho Candy Company made a confection shaped like a potato. Then, learn how the iconic Chef Boyardee fills their mini ravioli and find out the science behind Chobani Greek Yogurt!

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10:30
AM
Episode 210F

It's a food lovefest on this episode, as host Alfonso Ribeiro gets the lowdown on the sweet messages imprinted on Necco's classic Sweet Hearts and how Waffle Waffle's Red Velvet waffle will make your heart skip a beat. Then, get to the heart of how See's Candy makes their beautiful Pink Fondant Bon Bons, and find out why moms everywhere love Traditional Baking Company's Heart Cookies.

11:00
AM
Episode 201

Host Michael McKean cranks up the heat on food myths, discovering who invented chili, if hot wings bond people closer together and if "spicy" is just in our heads. Grab the oven mitts and plenty of ice-water to find out if there's truth in these five-alarm facts.

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11:30
AM
Episode 203

Host Michael McKean takes a look at how some favorite foods went from paupers to princes. He looks at lobster's prison past, whether creme brulee was always the cream of the crop, and if champagne's fizz almost burst its bubble.

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12:00
PM
Episode 309H

Host Michael McKean does a deep dive into the most holy recipe book of all time: The Bible! He finds out which miraculous fish Jesus picked to feed the 5000, whether the Last Supper was a buffet blowout, and that reading the bible might actually be a piece of almond spice cake.

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12:30
PM
Episode 308H

Host Michael McKean finds the reasoning for the seasoning in some sweet holiday treats. Help unwrap the mystery behind how Gingerbread Men turned into studs, how Hanukah was given the gift of Jelly Donuts, and how drama shaped Christmas Cookies into stars of the stage.

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1:00
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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1:30
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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2:00
PM
Episode 1D02UH

Forget the kind that comes in a bucket! Alton Brown's showing us the way to Fried Chicken that's buttermilk bathed, golden brown and downright delicious.

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2:30
PM
Episode 1119

The wing's the thing as Alton Brown prepares America's most ubiquitous bar food: Chicken Wings. With recipes for Buffalo Wings and Orange Glazed Chicken Wings.

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3:00
PM
Episode 212H

Brooklyn barbecue expert, Chef Shannon Ambrosio heads to Minneapolis, to battle local barbecue favorites, Charlie and Hannah Johnson of Q Fanatic, in a Bone-in-BBQ Brawl. In order to take this father and daughter crew down, Shannon enlists the help of celebrated chef, Lisa Carlson. Together they create a curry goat feast, fit for a crowd. Will Q-Fanatic impress the judges with their classic take on family-style Bone-In-Q? Or will Shannon take the win back to Brooklyn?

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3:30
PM
Episode 214H

Brooklyn chef and barbecue expert, Shannon Ambrosio is heading south to Louisville, Ky. to challenge Pitmaster Chris Williams and his boys from 502 Cafe in a Bourbon and Bacon Brawl. 502 Cafe knows their bourbon, but Shannon isn't making it that easy on this Kentucky crew, because both teams must serve their dishes pizza style. With the help of Kentucky local, Chef Loreal Gavin, Shannon gathers some great local ingredients to infuse into his BBQ pizza recipe. Which pizza will charm the Kentucky judges? And who will go home without the bacon?

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4:00
PM
Episode 210F

In Brooklyn, Michael Symon digs into an incredible, one-of-a-kind creation: a deep-fried burger. Next, he cruises through the New Orleans French Quarter for classic Cajun creations like crawfish and grits and jambalaya, washed down with an adult sundae steeped in local stout beer. Lastly, he lands in Lexington, Ky. for a smoked and savory fried steak bacon biscuit.

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4:30
PM
Episode 105F

Michael Symon starts in his hometown of Cleveland, where a place he went as a kid combines several classic sweets to make a one-of-a-kind dessert burger. Then, in Brooklyn, he meets a smoked meat lover who blends old school Jewish deli with traditional Canadian-style dirty fries. Lastly, a barbecue institution in Nashville is giving creamy mac and cheese a juicy pulled pork kick to the diners' delight.

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5:00
PM
Episode 308FH

Actor and proud Baltimore native Josh Charles meets up with Michael Symon at his favorite place for crab cakes in a town where everyone fights over where to find the very best. After a heated round of bocce ball in the city's Little Italy neighborhood, Michael introduces Josh to some of Baltimore's best new spots for juicy, inventive burgers, sweet and savory desserts and refreshing craft brews to wash it all down.

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5:30
PM
Episode 211F

Michael Symon gets messy in New Orleans with a bacon-onion jam, brie and brioche brunch burger alongside creamy crabmeat mac and cheese. Then, he devours a massive meatloaf sandwich in San Antonio, wrapped in crispy bacon and drenched with an egg. Finally, he heads to Brooklyn for a smoked lamb belly sandwich and Chinese-style sticky ribs.

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6:00
PM
Episode 312

Roger Mooking meets two people in New England who love to play with fire. In Plymouth, Mass., the backyard of cookbook author and archeologist Paula Marcoux is filled with cooking contraptions inspired by her travels. Roger and Paula build a fire for the German Schwenker Grill and Paula also teaches Roger how to steam mussels with dry pine needles and a hot coal. Roger then visits Brookside Barn and Farm in Uxbridge, Mass., where owner David Adamson rents out do-it-yourself pig roasts kits for anyone interested in a delicious backyard feast.

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6:30
PM
Episode 313

Richard McCallister of Marksbury Farm Market invites Roger Mooking to his annual spring celebration in Lancaster, Ky. Richard and Roger season a flock of spring chickens and cook them in a contraption inspired by the grills in Uruguay. Roger contributes a dish to the party: corn on the cob seasoned with coconut oil and an exotic blend of spices. Richard's friend Jim Budros insists on preparing Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler for dessert and transports his 2000 pound wood-burning oven straight from Ohio.

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7:00
PM
Episode 401

Roger Mooking's favorite way to devour smoked pork shoulder is in a sandwich. In Grand Rapids, Roger visits the Pit Stop, a barbecue take-out famous for their unconventional yet scrumptious sandwich featuring pork chili, pulled pork, cilantro cream and barbecue sauce wrapped up in a flour tortilla and then cooked on a griddle until golden brown and crispy. For a classic Southern-style pork sandwich, Roger visits Top Hat Barbecue in Blount Springs, Ala. This barbecue institution has been serving their best-selling sandwich the same exact way for almost 50 years. The smoked pork is chopped, dressed with a little barbecue sauce and then piled in a bun.

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7:30
PM
Episode 402

The American barbecue belt in the South stretches from the Carolinas to Texas, and today Roger Mooking heads to the heart of it, Alabama. Roger meets award-winning pit master Chris Lilly at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, a family-run restaurant serving Alabama-style 'cue for four generations, and Roger's there for the legendary smoked chicken that's dunked in a unique and utterly delicious white sauce. In the coastal town of Mobile, Roger meets Alabama native Bill Armbrecht, owner of The Brick Pit. Locals and visitors from across the country stop in for the chicken and ribs, but the thing everyone talks about is the pulled pork which cooks for almost 30 hours in a smoker called "The Big Red."

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8:00
PM
Episode 103H

Roger Mooking loves a great sandwich. After all, it's a full-fledged meal you can hold in your hands. Geography means variety, and sometimes size matters. As he searches for the country's fifteen best sandwiches, he also learns about techniques and the grand assortment of culinary delights one can place between two slices of bread. These are the amazing people and establishments that offer up something so simple that can be so good.

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9:00
PM
Episode 403

Roger Mooking's in South Carolina for two spectacular low country cookouts. In the seaside town of Beaufort, Roger meets Jim Gibson, who has been doing pig pickin's for family and friends for the last 40 years. Roger and Jim build the outdoor pit, smoke a whole pig and then chop and serve it with the traditional side of hash and rice. Just 20 minutes south of downtown Charleston is a 14-acre peninsula called Bowen's Island and the only thing on it is a restaurant that specializes in low country cooking. Roger meets Robert Barber, owner of the restaurant and the island, and together they build an impressive fire to cook a massive pile of local cluster oysters.

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9:30
PM
Episode 404

Roger Mooking is loading up on the best brisket, pork steaks and sausages that Texas has to offer. Ronnie's BBQ in Johnson City attracts locals and barbecue aficionados. Roger helps pit master Ronnie Weiershausen smoke brisket, pork steaks and sausages. Ronnie's wife Cindy teaches Roger how they combine all three meats for a one-of-a-kind breakfast treat. At the Pecan Lodge restaurant in Dallas, dynamic duo Justin and Diane Fourton smoke some of the best barbecue in town. Roger and Justin fire up the smokers and cook brisket and pork shoulders that are seasoned with a sensational spice rub. Back at the restaurant, Roger and Diane assemble a popular sandwich packed with brisket, pulled pork, sausages and then topped with coleslaw, jalapenos and barbecue sauce.

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10:00
PM
Episode 209

Ali Khan starts his day in Louisville, Ky., by cutting into a towering stack of thick hot chocolate pancakes. Lunchtime in Louisville means a saucy Mata Hari hot brown. He snacks his way to apple brandied pie heaven and finishes strong with a glorious Southern fried chicken and sweet potato waffles.

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10:30
PM
Episode 102

Ali Khan reveals the best meals that Austin has to offer in a sweet and savory stop that includes: migas tacos at a popular roadside stop, authentic Texas barbecue, a buttery journey in baking and a Bayou experience straight from MawMaw's recipe book, this sweet and savory stop in Austin reveals some of the best meals the city has to offer.

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11:00
PM
Episode 1F11UH

When a Sunday drive goes bad, host Alton Brown finds himself pushing the limits of his casserole knowledge to free his dog from an angry group of church ladies. Recipes include: Garlic Shrimp Casserole, Broccoli Casserole and Curry Chicken Pot Pie.

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11:30
PM
Episode 0913

Join host Alton Brown as he looks into the past, future and present of the very handy Pocket Pie. As for fillings, how do curry mango, chocolate and beef stew grab you?

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12:00
AM
Episode 103H

Roger Mooking loves a great sandwich. After all, it's a full-fledged meal you can hold in your hands. Geography means variety, and sometimes size matters. As he searches for the country's fifteen best sandwiches, he also learns about techniques and the grand assortment of culinary delights one can place between two slices of bread. These are the amazing people and establishments that offer up something so simple that can be so good.

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1:00
AM
Episode 403

Roger Mooking's in South Carolina for two spectacular low country cookouts. In the seaside town of Beaufort, Roger meets Jim Gibson, who has been doing pig pickin's for family and friends for the last 40 years. Roger and Jim build the outdoor pit, smoke a whole pig and then chop and serve it with the traditional side of hash and rice. Just 20 minutes south of downtown Charleston is a 14-acre peninsula called Bowen's Island and the only thing on it is a restaurant that specializes in low country cooking. Roger meets Robert Barber, owner of the restaurant and the island, and together they build an impressive fire to cook a massive pile of local cluster oysters.

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1:30
AM
Episode 404

Roger Mooking is loading up on the best brisket, pork steaks and sausages that Texas has to offer. Ronnie's BBQ in Johnson City attracts locals and barbecue aficionados. Roger helps pit master Ronnie Weiershausen smoke brisket, pork steaks and sausages. Ronnie's wife Cindy teaches Roger how they combine all three meats for a one-of-a-kind breakfast treat. At the Pecan Lodge restaurant in Dallas, dynamic duo Justin and Diane Fourton smoke some of the best barbecue in town. Roger and Justin fire up the smokers and cook brisket and pork shoulders that are seasoned with a sensational spice rub. Back at the restaurant, Roger and Diane assemble a popular sandwich packed with brisket, pulled pork, sausages and then topped with coleslaw, jalapenos and barbecue sauce.

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2:00
AM
Episode 209

Ali Khan starts his day in Louisville, Ky., by cutting into a towering stack of thick hot chocolate pancakes. Lunchtime in Louisville means a saucy Mata Hari hot brown. He snacks his way to apple brandied pie heaven and finishes strong with a glorious Southern fried chicken and sweet potato waffles.

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2:30
AM
Episode 102

Ali Khan reveals the best meals that Austin has to offer in a sweet and savory stop that includes: migas tacos at a popular roadside stop, authentic Texas barbecue, a buttery journey in baking and a Bayou experience straight from MawMaw's recipe book, this sweet and savory stop in Austin reveals some of the best meals the city has to offer.

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3:00
AM
Episode 1F11UH

When a Sunday drive goes bad, host Alton Brown finds himself pushing the limits of his casserole knowledge to free his dog from an angry group of church ladies. Recipes include: Garlic Shrimp Casserole, Broccoli Casserole and Curry Chicken Pot Pie.

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3:30
AM
Episode 0913

Join host Alton Brown as he looks into the past, future and present of the very handy Pocket Pie. As for fillings, how do curry mango, chocolate and beef stew grab you?

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