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 9

Sausage: A Beautiful Grind

Host Alton Brown thinks that sausage should be our national dish. Never made your own? Once you know how easy it is, with Alton's recipes for Breakfast Sausage and Italian Sausage, you will. Take a look at grinders, the perfect hunk of pork and the longest piece of protein in the world.

Monday
Jun 27
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 5

There Will be Oil

Edible oils offer a wide range of flavors and qualities to confound any cook, so host Alton Brown untangles these potent hydrocarbons and puts them to good use in kitchen and car, making Vegetable Saute, Potato Chips and Fruity Oil Ice Cream in the process.

Tuesday
Jun 28
12pm | 11c
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Tuesday
Jun 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 13, Episode 9

American Classics V: A Pound of Cake

The pound cake may have been born in Britain, but host Alton Brown considers it to be an American classic. Join him as he explores the history and preparation of this delicious treat. Recipes include Pound Cake, Buttermilk Pound Cake and Citrus Glaze.

Tuesday
Jun 28
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 2

Crustacean Nation IV: Crawfish

Host Alton Brown explores a bayou staple, the delicious and sustainable alternative to lobster, the crawfish, with a Crawfish Boil.

Tuesday
Jun 28
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 12, Episode 15

Gills Gone Wild

Wild salmon can be a shock to the budget but host Alton Brown proves that it is worth every penny if properly and simply prepared. With recipes for Coho Salmon Fillets, Bi-Level King Salmon Fillet and Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze.

Saturday
Jul 2
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 12

Salad Daze II: The Long Arm of the Slaw

Chef Alton Brown's slaw-centric guest slot on a popular daytime morning talk show turns into a strange and wonderful half hour of good eats. On the menu: Marinated Slaw, Asian Slaw, Beet Slaw and Coleslaw

Saturday
Jul 2
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 14, Episode 19

The Proof is in the Bread Pudding

Alton Brown uses a scientific secret formula in an attempt to devise the definitive bread pudding, sharing recipes for Chocolate Bread Pudding and Spiced Bread Pudding.

Saturday
Jul 2
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 1

Tender Is The Pork

Looking for an alternative to chicken? Host Alton Brown turns to the pork tenderloin as a delicious yet low fat substitute for the ubiquitous bird.

Saturday
Jul 2
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Grill Seekers

Grilling is not only an American right, it's a duty, and one that Alton Brown takes seriously. Join him as he shops for a grill, fires the right fuel, makes paste, ties the knot and helps a Leg of Lamb find its true purpose in the world.

Tuesday
Jul 5
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 6

Fishing Whole

Scales, tails, and eyes, oh my! Who's afraid of whole fish? Not Alton Brown. Confront your fishy phobias head on with the fearless host as he roasts, planks, and fries up a few good (whole) fish. He makes Pan-Fried Smelts, Whole Striped Bass and Plank Grilled Whole Trout.

Tuesday
Jul 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Crepe Expectations

Crepes are a great wrap with a bad rap. Truth is, crepes are incredibly simple, versatile and good eats. All you need is science, a good pan and a limber wrist. Alton Brown then performs crepe technique for a live audience. On the menu are Crepes, Crepe Quiche Lorraine, Crepes Suzette and Mushroom Crepe Cake.

Tuesday
Jul 5
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 6

Oat Cuisine

Following a heart attack and near-death experience, Alton Brown seriously into oatmeal. Alton examines crock pots, makes honest granola, teaches about fiber and nutrition and makes the universal baked dessert topping. On the menu: Overnight Oatmeal, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Granola and Haggis.

Tuesday
Jul 5
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 11, Episode 14

Cran Opening

Host Alton Brown takes us from the bog to the bar as he explores the many uses of that all-American super fruit -- the cranberry, making Cranberry Sauce, Fresh Cranberry Cosmo and Cranberry Granita.

Saturday
Jul 9
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 17

Toast Modern

From better croutons to your basic breakfast shingle, toast is an example of good eats that could usually be a whole lot better. Alton Brown takes on Bruschetta, French Toast and Welsh Rarebit.

Saturday
Jul 9
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Saturday
Jul 9
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 2

Artichokes: The Choke Is On You

Alton Brown's getting down to the heart of artichokes. Pick up tips on storing, prepping, cooking and eating this giant flower bud, as well as how to make your own Herb Oil to marinate them in. Plus recipes for Broiled Chokes and Artichoke Pasta Salad.

Saturday
Jul 9
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 14, Episode 13

Egg Files VII: Meringue

Join host Alton Brown as he delves into three classic meringue-based desserts: Baked Alaska, Pavlova and Oeufs a la Neige.

Monday
Jul 11
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 11

This Spuds For You, Too

Alton Brown, ever the Spud Stud, cooks up homey Leftover Baked Potato Soup, creamy Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad and a spectacular Swiss Potato Roesti. It's all in a night's work for AB, but will he wind up being mashed?

Monday
Jul 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Amber Waves

All you need are yeast, barley and hops and Alton Brown will show you the rest as he brings them altogether for some special homemade Good Brew. It's fun and easy. Cheers!

Monday
Jul 11
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 4

Rich Little Poor Boy

One of America's most storied sandwiches gets a historic rethink and a technical do-over, from the oysters to the bread and everything in between. Alton Brown also makes an argument for shucking.

Monday
Jul 11
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Send In The Clams

No bivalve is more American than the clam nor is any other shell-dweller more versatile in the kitchen. Alton Brown instructs on the ins and outs of clam identification, how to decide which ones to use where, buying a clam opening device and make a wicked chowder. Recipes include Clams on the Half Shell with Fresh Mayonnaise, Radonsky for the New Millennium and Clam Chowder.

Tuesday
Jul 12
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 10

Pop Culture

No foodstuff screams American pop culture as loudly as popcorn, but modern movie popcorn tastes more like butter-flavored packing material than actual corn. Alton Brown takes a trip to the past to uncover the origins of the tasty treat, reveals the best corn for the job, and leaves no kernel un-popped in his search for the perfect popper. With recipes for Perfect Popcorn, Savory Herb Popcorn and Slacker Jacks.

Tuesday
Jul 12
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 16, Episode 3

In Cold Brew

Brewing cold opens all-new dimensions of coffee enjoyment. And no, iced coffee isn't the same thing.

Tuesday
Jul 12
1pm | 12c
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
Jul 12
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 13, Episode 5

Undercover Veggies

In an effort to tempt his niece into eating her vegetables, host Alton Brown manages to sneak them into several tasty treats, with Parsnip Crisps, Parsnip Muffins and Pearsnip Sauce.

Saturday
Jul 16
4pm | 3c

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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.