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Saturday, Dec 23

7:00
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Episode SP1

Music superstar and chef, Kelis Rogers, kicks off the holiday season with a festive dinner party packed with family recipes, fresh meats, vegetables and exotic spices from her favorite L.A. markets. In the kitchen, Kelis joins forces with her mom, sister and friend, Robbi, to prepare a spectacular meal featuring a Puerto Rican roasted pork called Pernil, skillet Cornbread with Candied Ginger, Carrot and Yam Soufflé, Chorizo Stuffing with dates AND Kelis' Zesty Whole Grain Mac n' Cheese. Last but not least for dessert, her favorite Coconut Custard Pie.

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8:00
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Episode SP1

The holidays at the Simmons' house means a week full of food and family. As is tradition, Justine kicks off the holidays with a family brunch, and this time she's making her Breakfast Before casserole. After brunch, what would a feast be without gingerbread men cookies? But in Rev's house they are Ninjabread Men, to be exact. The kids are on decorating duty, so it's Rev's job to get everyone in the spirit by whipping up his Rich and Creamy Hot Cocoa. When feast day finally arrives, the whole family is more than ready to cook and celebrate. From Rev's Always on Time Prime Rib, to Justine's Cheesy Buttermilk Garlic Mash, to Diggy's Colorful Carrots, this holiday feast is bound to be one for the books. Happy hearts and full bellies are just a couple of the ingredients for a successful Simmons holiday -- it wouldn't be complete without the star ingredient ... family.

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9:00
AM
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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10:00
AM
Episode 1D03UH

Alton Brown shares the scientific theory behind capturing meaty goodness in liquid form and why the pressure cooker makes a great Beefy Broth (Don't worry, they don't explode any more).

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10:30
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Episode 1G11UH

Some folks may think of homemade stocks as culinary anachronisms, but host Alton Brown thinks they're the best edible investment in town. Follow him as he buys the perfect stock pot and brews up Chicken Stock and Chicken Noodle Soup.

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11:00
AM
Episode 1D11UH

Meet Count Vlad and discover the miraculous properties of the humble bulb, garlic. Alton prepares 40 Cloves and a Chicken and Vlad's Very Garlicky Greens.

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11:30
AM
Episode 1F06UH

Alton Brown teaches all you need to know about making the best use of the biggest berry to ever be called a vegetable, the tomato. With a serious look at serrated knives, a strange and delicious sandwich and a tomato sauce that almost isn't. With recipes for: Tomato Sauce, TBL Panzanella and Stuffed Tomatoes.

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12:00
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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12:30
PM
Episode 306H

It's a blast from the past as Host Michael McKean clues us in on some fabulous 50s favorites. Hop in the hot rod and find out if jiggly Gelatin was the original way to keep up with the Jones's, how Meatloaf was a cut above the rest, and why Deviled Eggs may just be the greatest treat the church ever pulled. Whether you're a greaser or a grease fire, these stories will light you up!

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1:00
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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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1:30
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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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2:00
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Episode 213

Roger Mooking's search for fire and food takes him to Jamaica where Roger makes a beeline for Scotchie's Too, a restaurant famous for cooking jerk over logs set over pits filled with coals. Roger also meets up with local fisherman Dennis Abrahams at Alligator Pond, a beach where boats pull in after fishing to sell their goods. Dennis and Roger start a campfire right on the beach and grill the catch of the day.

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2:30
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Episode 303

Roger Mooking heads to North and South Carolina to visit a couple of old school restaurants that have upheld a long tradition of mouthwatering barbecue for several generations. At Sweatman's in Holly Hill, S.C., whole hogs are cooked low and slow and then pulled and chopped into juicy, meaty perfection. In North Carolina, Roger visits Stamey's Barbecue in Greensboro for their Lexington-style barbecue. Succulent pork shoulders are chopped and piled high on a bun, kissed with vinegar sauce and crowned with slaw.

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3:00
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Episode 304

Mexican food is a favorite of Roger Mooking because of its complex, earthy flavors and tradition of cooking over a wood fire. Roger meets Chef Johnny Hernandez in San Antonio, and cooks regional Mexican dishes in the ultimate outdoor kitchen.

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3:30
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Episode 306

Roger Mooking searches the Gulf States for tasty artisanal foods kissed with smoke and fire that deliver big flavors. In Austin, a family roasts coffee the old fashioned way -- small batches over a roaring fire. Roger savors a cup and also learns how they use coffee in Texas barbecue. Then it's off to LaPlace, La., for amazing Andouille sausages, smoked sausages and tasso. Roger tastes these Louisiana treats in some New Orleans classics.

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4:00
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Episode 611H

Roger Mooking gets blown away by not one but two of the biggest metal-clad rigs he's ever seen. In Algoma, Wis., he meets brothers Brad and Aric Schmiling who use a giant cinderblock pit and massive metal grates to roast a whole steer. Then Roger heads to Atascadero, Calif. where he meets Jason Elvis Heard, a brilliant engineering consultant who built a record-breaking rig called Mega Pit. Roger and Jason load, it up with 600 pounds of dry-rubbed chicken, beef and pork ribs, and the region's signature meat. If that wasn't enough, Jason shares his take on mac-n-cheese, made with tender chunks of tri-tip and all the BBQ flavors we know and love.

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4:30
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Episode 612H

Roger Mooking is going from the west coast to the east coast to check out crazy custom contraptions. First, he gets to play with a one-of-a-kind "meat swing set" in West Sacramento, Calif. Custom-built for Chef Beau Fairbairn, it can cook a whole animal or two, and still have room left over. Roger and Beau slow-cook a whole hog and an entire garden's worth of vegetables over a 12-foot-long wood fire. Then, Roger heads to school in farm country, New Jersey, where cooking-school founder, Ian Knauer, teaches open-fire cooking. Today's lessons: whole lamb roasted over a wood fire on a 5-foot hand-powered rotisserie, accompanied by salsa verde made with herbs from the farm and vegetables roasted in a wood-fired oven.

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5:00
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Episode 1E13UH

Alton Brown finds himself catering a tailgate party for a group of folks out to catch a glimpse of a mythical sea monster. To commemorate the event, Alton prepares his favorite tailgate-able sea monster, the squid, in his Squid Vicious recipe.

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5:30
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Episode 1009

In many restaurants, calamari has replaced onion rings as the deep fried hors d'oeuvre de jour. So why is it that so many cooks fail when it comes to cooking calamari? Alton Brown ships out aboard a squid research vessel in search of answers to this question and a few good appetizers. With recipes for Squid Stuffed Squid, Wet Fried Calamari, Dry Fried Calamari and Seaside Squid Salad.

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6:00
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Episode 1D05UH

Despite immense popularity, 9 out of 10 cooks say they're afraid to cook lobster. Join host Alton Brown as he demystifies the buying, handling and cooking of the briny bug that put the surf into the surf-n-turf, with his Stuffed Lobster.

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6:30
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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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7:00
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Episode 1D06UH

Cured, smoked, raw, brined or fresh, Alton Brown gets the juices going for some good old American ham. With recipes for Country Ham and City Ham.

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7:30
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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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8:00
PM
Episode SP05

A dark holiday night finds Alton Brown visited by a series of culinary spirits which drive him to prepare long-lost yuletide classics: Roast Duck with Oyster Dressing, Sugarplums and Wassail.

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9:00
PM
Episode 1G12UH

Santa Claus is coming to town, and unless Alton Brown can bake up the perfect holiday cookie he's going to find himself on the wrong end of the big guy's list. Join AB for an evening of cookie baking basics, frosting food science and maybe a little reindeer wrangling. Recipes include: Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies and Royal Icing.

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9:30
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Episode 1C05UH

Alton Brown's sister Marsha has her cookies pinched and turns to AB for emergency replacements. His efforts to help doom him to relive the same cookies over and over again, aided only by a new mixer and a strangely familiar puppet.

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10:00
PM
Episode 1B01UH

Alton Brown is out to prove that fruitcake shouldn't be the butt of holiday jokes any longer. Watch as he shows the history and the quick and easy preparation of the unfairly maligned but delicious Free Range Fruitcake.

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10:30
PM
Episode 0911

Good Eats takes its first serious (sorta) look at the cocktail world by diving into the famed, holiday quaff, Eggnog. Learn the techniques that make it tick, what to do with the leftovers (Eggnog Ice Cream, anyone?), and take a peek into the tasty world of bourbon.

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11:00
PM
Episode 1306

Despite its long and noble history, punch rarely receives the respect it deserves, so Alton Brown begins a quest to return the drink to its rightful culinary position, making Hot Toddy, Good Eats Company Punch and Cape Fear Punch.

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11:30
PM
Episode 1E08UH

Alton Brown gets the dirt on Dutch processing and the dead Dutch guy who invented it, chooses a few powders and then applies them to Hot Cocoa, Cocoa Brownies and homemade Cocoa Syrup.

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12:00
AM
Episode SP05

A dark holiday night finds Alton Brown visited by a series of culinary spirits which drive him to prepare long-lost yuletide classics: Roast Duck with Oyster Dressing, Sugarplums and Wassail.

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1:00
AM
Episode 1G12UH

Santa Claus is coming to town, and unless Alton Brown can bake up the perfect holiday cookie he's going to find himself on the wrong end of the big guy's list. Join AB for an evening of cookie baking basics, frosting food science and maybe a little reindeer wrangling. Recipes include: Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies and Royal Icing.

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1:30
AM
Episode 1C05UH

Alton Brown's sister Marsha has her cookies pinched and turns to AB for emergency replacements. His efforts to help doom him to relive the same cookies over and over again, aided only by a new mixer and a strangely familiar puppet.

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2:00
AM
Episode 1B01UH

Alton Brown is out to prove that fruitcake shouldn't be the butt of holiday jokes any longer. Watch as he shows the history and the quick and easy preparation of the unfairly maligned but delicious Free Range Fruitcake.

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2:30
AM
Episode 0911

Good Eats takes its first serious (sorta) look at the cocktail world by diving into the famed, holiday quaff, Eggnog. Learn the techniques that make it tick, what to do with the leftovers (Eggnog Ice Cream, anyone?), and take a peek into the tasty world of bourbon.

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3:00
AM
Episode 1306

Despite its long and noble history, punch rarely receives the respect it deserves, so Alton Brown begins a quest to return the drink to its rightful culinary position, making Hot Toddy, Good Eats Company Punch and Cape Fear Punch.

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3:30
AM
Episode 1E08UH

Alton Brown gets the dirt on Dutch processing and the dead Dutch guy who invented it, chooses a few powders and then applies them to Hot Cocoa, Cocoa Brownies and homemade Cocoa Syrup.

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