Pop culture, comedy and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funniest form.

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Season 1, Episode 10

Raising The Steaks

Host Alton Brown returns to the scene of episode one to re-think the great American steak. Do you have to lay out a bunch of presidents just to eat like one? Not if you know where to steer on a steer. With recipes for Sirloin Steak and Skirt Steak.

Monday
Oct 15
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

A Chuck For Chuck

From ordinary chuck to sublime, melt-in-your-mouth flavor: Alton Brown demonstrates how to make perfect Pot Roast without the pot.

Monday
Oct 15
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

Cubing A Round

Cube steak: mysterious meat stuff or misunderstood marvel? Alton Brown makes good use of the only meat capable of being "knitted" together in an attempt to bring country cooking home again. The menu features Country Style Steak, Chicken Fried Steak and Swiss Steak.

Tuesday
Oct 16
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 10

Raising The Steaks

Host Alton Brown returns to the scene of episode one to re-think the great American steak. Do you have to lay out a bunch of presidents just to eat like one? Not if you know where to steer on a steer. With recipes for Sirloin Steak and Skirt Steak.

Tuesday
Oct 16
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

A Chuck For Chuck

From ordinary chuck to sublime, melt-in-your-mouth flavor: Alton Brown demonstrates how to make perfect Pot Roast without the pot.

Tuesday
Oct 16
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 10, Episode 14

Fruit 10 From Outer Space (Pomegranates)

Join Alton Brown as he explores an alien fruit: the pomegranate. As he dissects this mysterious fruit, Alton Brown reveals a variety of applications for all of the pomegranates juicy goodness, like Pomegranate Syrup or Molasses, Tequila Sunrise, Pomegranate Gelatin and Grilled Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate Molasses.

Tuesday
Oct 16
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 1

Deep Space Slime

Host Alton Brown is working as a consultant on a low budget sci-fi movie. His job: make spooky, gooey gelatin molds. Since gelatin is one of the most powerful tools on the pantry planet, Alton's happy to comply, but he insists on making his Panna Cotta Brain with Cranberry Glaze, Cinnamon Cherry Heart, Spooky Edible Eyes and Sparkling Gingered Face taste real good.

Tuesday
Oct 16
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Crustacean Nation

Shrimp Cocktail is not just for wedding receptions anymore: you can make it, too, once Alton Brown shows you around a shrimp boat and his cousin Ray's shrimp shop.

Wednesday
Oct 17
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 16

Shell Game IV (Scallops)

Tales of a monster scallop send Alton Brown traveling to a small town in Maine to investigate. After meeting with the nervous locals, he sets sail with Capt. Squint upon his house boat, the Okra, where he's forced to cook a whole lot of scallop dishes: Seared Scallops, Scallops on the Half Shell and Scallop Mousse.

Wednesday
Oct 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 14, Episode 10

All Hallows Eats

Host Alton Brown decides to put the "trick" into his treats with three sinister twists on classic Halloween candies: Popcorn Balls, Candy Corn and Atomic Apples.

Thursday
Oct 18
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 13

Tricks For Treats

Despite the fact that Americans spend billions a year on manufactured treats, truth is, great candy starts in the home. Join host Alton Brown as he explains the trick to treats like Chocolate Taffy, Peanut Brittle and Acid Jellies.

Thursday
Oct 18
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Choux Shine

The easiest pastry dough to make also happens to be the most versatile and delicious. Trouble is, Americans won't make it because it's got a scary name: Pate a Choux. Join host Alton Brown as he takes the steamy dough from cream puff to Funnel Cake and beyond.

Friday
Oct 19
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 14

My Pod

The word vanilla has come to mean bland, boring, commonplace, but Alton Brown is on a mission to put rare, aromatic vanilla back on its pedestal. With recipes for Creme Brulee, Fruit Salad with Vanilla Dressing and Vanilla Poached Pears.

Friday
Oct 19
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Berry From Another Planet (Eggplant)

The aliens among us are eggplants and they are delicious -- really. Alton Brown creatively instructs on how to shop for and store different varieties of eggplant, evaluate bread crumbs and celebrate the vegetable peeler. Alton prepares Eggplant Pasta, Baba Ghannouj and Eggplant Steaks.

Saturday
Oct 20
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 20

Field of Greens

Host Alton Brown shows how to turn fiend to friend when he takes on dark leafy greens, making Mustard Green Gratin, Pot O'Greens and Lemon Sesame Glazed Greens. Tune in and you might learn a thing or two about nutrition, too.

Saturday
Oct 20
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

A Bowl of Onion

Alton Brown journeys to the center of the onion, and after rediscovering a kitchen classic and debunking the mythology of tear-free onion cutting, he emerges with a darned fine bowl of French Onion Soup.

Saturday
Oct 20
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 3

Stew Romance

If great stew, like great music, is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge? Join host Alton Brown as he orchestrates an answer with his Good Eats Beef Stew.

Saturday
Oct 20
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 16

Bowl O' Bayou

Alton Brown breaks down the whole concept of gumbo, clarifies the differences between Cajun and Creole and explains the importance of the roux this classic dish. Alton comes up with a foolproof method for making a brick (dark) roux and the perfect Shrimp Gumbo.

Saturday
Oct 20
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 12

Soup's On

A good soup is like a cooking school in a bowl and class is in session for host Alton Brown's nephew, Elton. Join the two as they work together to craft an old classic, Garden Vegetable Soup, and (perhaps) a new one, Grape Gazpacho.

Saturday
Oct 20
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Chile's Angels

Alton Brown investigates the fruity heat of chilies and that ubiquitous condiment: salsa. Ponder the human tongue, the power of capsaicin and learn to tame the burn of the only food registered as a weapon with the FDA. Recipes include Salsa and Spicy Pineapple Sauce.

Monday
Oct 22
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 2

TORT(illa) Reform

The world may not be flat, but thanks to the tortilla we can enjoy almost anything edible with a quick fold, flip, or wrap. Why is it then that so few cooks make their own tortillas at home? Alton Brown hopes to reverse the trend by introducing the world to the virtues of Lime Tortilla Chips and Corn Tortillas.

Monday
Oct 22
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Tricks For Treats

Despite the fact that Americans spend billions a year on manufactured treats, truth is, great candy starts in the home. Join host Alton Brown as he explains the trick to treats like Chocolate Taffy, Peanut Brittle and Acid Jellies.

Monday
Oct 22
8pm | 7c
Season 14, Episode 10

All Hallows Eats

Host Alton Brown decides to put the "trick" into his treats with three sinister twists on classic Halloween candies: Popcorn Balls, Candy Corn and Atomic Apples.

Monday
Oct 22
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 14, Episode 17

Use Your Noodle Iv: Lasagna

If lasagna (the noodle) is the most comforting ingredient of all time, then lasagna (the casserole) must be the most comforting dish of all time. Problem is, most American lasagnas deliver more consternation than comfort. Join host Alton Brown as he puts lasagna back in its place, with Slow Cooker Lasagna and Lasagna Noodle Kugel.

Monday
Oct 22
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Tricks For Treats

Despite the fact that Americans spend billions a year on manufactured treats, truth is, great candy starts in the home. Join host Alton Brown as he explains the trick to treats like Chocolate Taffy, Peanut Brittle and Acid Jellies.

Tuesday
Oct 23
12am | 11c
Season 14, Episode 10

All Hallows Eats

Host Alton Brown decides to put the "trick" into his treats with three sinister twists on classic Halloween candies: Popcorn Balls, Candy Corn and Atomic Apples.

Tuesday
Oct 23
12:30am | 11:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

The Shrimp Cocktail

Scallops on the Half Shell

Royal Icing

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Pork Wellington

Seared Scallops

Granola

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Breakfast Sausage

Sour Cream Cheesecake

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Barbecue St. Louis Pork Ribs

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Basic Popover

Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

The Once and Future Beans

The Thin

Garden Vegetable Soup

Scones

Steak au Poivre

Broccoli Casserole

Southern Biscuits

Sauerkraut

Burger of the Gods

Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce

Gravy from Roast Drippings

About the Host

Alton Brown

Alton Brown's flair in the kitchen developed early with guidance from his mother and grandmother, a budding culinary talent he skillfully used later "as a way to get dates" in college.