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 4, Episode 13

Pantry Raid 4: Comb Alone (Honey)

Honey is the most mentioned food in the Bible: The only food produced for us by animals. It's a sweetener, it's an antiseptic, it's amazing. Alton Brown shows just how amazing with his recipes for Honey Plums, Honey Mustard Dressing, Sweet and Sour Dessert Sauce and Aunt Verna's Orange Cake.

Thursday
Apr 18
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Let Them Eat Foam (Angel Food Cake)

Chocolate layer and sheet cakes are more American than apple pie, yet few of us ever bake them anymore. Alton Brown shops for cake pans and teaches everything you need to know to keep your foam from flopping and produce a heavenly Angel Food Cake.

Friday
Apr 19
2pm | 1c
Season 11, Episode 4

Coconut Cake Revival

Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? Alton Brown wants to know, and he's willing to crack open as many nuts as it takes to make a slice of paradise on a plate, with recipes for Coconut Milk and Cream, Coconut Extract and Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting.

Friday
Apr 19
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 11, Episode 15

Apple of My Pie

An American classic is revisited when host Alton Brown makes everybody's favorite, Super Apple Pie.

Saturday
Apr 20
3pm | 2c
Season 14, Episode 12

American Classic IX: Pumpkin Pie

Host Alton Brown delves into pumpkin pie, taking the fall classic back to Plymouth and forward to the future. Recipes include: Pumpkin Puree, Pumpkin Pie and Whole Pumpkin Pie Soup.

Saturday
Apr 20
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 12, Episode 10

Switched on Baklava

Phyllo dough can be finicky but host Alton Brown tames this difficult pastry to create the wonderfully layered dessert known as Baklava.

Saturday
Apr 20
4pm | 3c
Season 12, Episode 14

Pantry Raid X: The Dark Side of the Cane

Long before refined sugar, molasses was the sweetener of choice. Join host Alton Brown as he digs deep in the pantry to resurrect this historic and versatile syrup. Recipes include: Boston Brown Bread, Homemade Dark Brown Sugar, Molasses Coffee Marinated Pork Chops, Shoo-Fly Pie.

Saturday
Apr 20
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 7

Withering Bites

Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion, it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility. Before your good fruit goes bad, take a tip from host Alton Brown and dry it. With recipes for Dried Fruit, Sweet Dried Fruit Compote, Individual Fruit Compote Pies and Trail Mix.

Monday
Apr 22
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 8

Dip Madness

Dips may have driven host Alton Brown a little bonkers but that won't keep him from delivering the goods on a long line of dipables from Guacamole, Onion Dip from Scratch, and Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip to the unjustly dissed Chicken Liver Mousse.

Monday
Apr 22
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 7

Withering Bites

Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion, it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility. Before your good fruit goes bad, take a tip from host Alton Brown and dry it. With recipes for Dried Fruit, Sweet Dried Fruit Compote, Individual Fruit Compote Pies and Trail Mix.

Tuesday
Apr 23
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 8

Dip Madness

Dips may have driven host Alton Brown a little bonkers but that won't keep him from delivering the goods on a long line of dipables from Guacamole, Onion Dip from Scratch, and Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip to the unjustly dissed Chicken Liver Mousse.

Tuesday
Apr 23
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 5

Water Works I

Join Alton Brown as he heads upstream in search of the world's most important ingredient: water. Where does it come from, how is it made safe to drink, and what does it take to get from the source to our kitchen sinks? Alton answers all, including what it means to be labeled "spring," "mineral," or "drinking" water.

Tuesday
Apr 23
2pm | 1c
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
Apr 23
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

For Whom the Cheese Melts

Alton Brown loves cheese as much as anyone. See what fondue has to do with football, make the best grilled cheese sandwich you have ever had and see why cheese is milk's leap to immortality. Recipes include: Broiled Chokes, Fondue Vudu and Big Cheese Squeeze.

Wednesday
Apr 24
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 10

For Whom The Cheese Melts 2

Alton Brown teaches what you can do to return macaroni and cheese to a table near you. Alton helps evaluate bakeware, noodles and offers a look into evaporated milk and of course: cheddar cheese. He prepares Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese and Next Day Mac and Cheese "Toast."

Wednesday
Apr 24
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

For Whom The Cheese Melts 2

Alton Brown teaches what you can do to return macaroni and cheese to a table near you. Alton helps evaluate bakeware, noodles and offers a look into evaporated milk and of course: cheddar cheese. He prepares Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese and Next Day Mac and Cheese "Toast."

Wednesday
Apr 24
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 3

Strawberry Sky

Join Host Alton Brown to learn how to make the most of strawberry season. You can macerate them, glaze them, freeze them with dry ice and even build a summer pudding in a tin can. Alton even holds a quick lesson on the power of antioxidants. Recipes include: Clotted Cream, Macerated Strawberries, Strawberry Pudding and Frozen Strawberries.

Thursday
Apr 25
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 16

Carrots: A Taproot Orange

They're long, they're orange and they're everywhere, but do we ever really think about carrots? Host Alton Brown does -- a lot. Join him as he concocts everything from Glazed Carrots and Carrot Slaw to Carrot Cake and explains the whole carrot/vision thing.

Thursday
Apr 25
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 11, Episode 17

Honey I Shrunk the Cake

Join host Alton Brown as he breaks the trend toward an overly sweet and fussy pastry and gets us back to the original chiffon cupcake that will make you feel like a kid again. Alton makes Chocolate Chiffon Cupcake, Chiffon Cupcakes and Simple Vanilla Buttercream Frosting.

Friday
Apr 26
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Fudge Factor

It turns out the secret to producing Chocolate Fudge, the archetypal American candy, doesn't lie in the power of chocolate but in the power of crystals. Host Alton Brown helps you to grow your own.

Friday
Apr 26
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 10, Episode 8

Okraphobia

Culinary superstars come in all shapes and sizes, but none is more misunderstood than the much-maligned Southern mystery known as okra. Join Alton Brown as he explores this versatile veggie from the inside out and turns a bad case of okraphobia into a craving for all things okra. On the menu: Dry Fried Okra, Wet Fried Okra, Okra and Tomatoes and Pickled Okra.

Saturday
Apr 27
3pm | 2c
Season 11, Episode 16

If It Ain't Broccoli Don't Fix It

It may be the bane of children and presidents but broccoli is a nutritional superfood. Alton Brown transforms broccoli from limp and bitter to crisp and delicious as he makes Fresh Broccoli Salad, Pan Steamed Broccoli and Oven Roasted Broccoli.

Saturday
Apr 27
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Potato, My Sweet

Long typecast as a character actor on the culinary stage, this long suffering root vegetable's finally ready for a starring role, and it's not in Silence of the Yams. Alton Brown uncovers the deliciousness that is sweet potato, with recipes for Sweet Potato Pie, Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes and Sweet Potato Waffles.

Saturday
Apr 27
4pm | 3c
Season 14, Episode 21

The Caul of the Flower

Host Alton Brown makes amends for having insulted the odd ball of the cabbage family, cauliflower, with Cauliflower Slaw, Cauliflower Say Cheese and Broiled Curried-flower.

Saturday
Apr 27
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 18

Espress Yourself

Join Alton Brown as he explains how the beans, the grind, the machine and the hand make up the essential components in brewing the perfect cup of espresso.

Monday
Apr 29
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 1

Just Barley

Take away all of the culinary creations of the past 10,000 years and what are you left with? Barley. But ancient though it may be, barley is no dino-seed when is comes to versatility in the modern kitchen. Alton Brown shows us how to grind our own grains and makes Barley Bread, Barley and Lamb Stew, Baked Barley, Barley Salad and Barley Water.

Monday
Apr 29
11:30pm | 10:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Basic Waffle

Fondue Vudu

Scones

Horseradish Cream Sauce

Pressure Cooker Chili

40 Cloves and a Chicken

Fresh Broccoli Salad

Gravy from Roast Drippings

Red Beans and Rice

City Ham

Cheese Grits

Swiss Steak

Who Loves Ya Baby-Back?

Limoncello

Tuna Dressing

Shrimp Gumbo

Savory Polenta

Steel Cut Oatmeal

Eggplant Steaks

Overnight Monkey Bread

French Onion Soup

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.