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 12, Episode 11

A Cabbage Sprouts in Brussels

Reluctantly agreeing to help refurbish the reputation of Brussels sprouts, host Alton Brown discovers that with the proper preparation they can make a surprising range of good eats. He makes Basic Brussels Sprouts, Grilled Brussels Sprouts, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese and Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries.

Tuesday
Jun 30
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 12

Ginger: Rise of the Rhizome

When a fairy tale figure seeks host Alton Brown's help in spicing up his personality, it leads to the exploration of that zesty rhizome ginger. Recipes: Ginger Ale, Candied Ginger and Ginger Snaps.

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

Orange Aid

Oranges aren't just for juice any more as host Alton Brown explores their symphony of flavors to create a classic drink (Orange Delicious), a tasty topping (Orange Marmalade) and a creamy cold dessert (Orange Sherbet).

Tuesday
Jun 30
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 30
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 6

Feeling Punchy

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.

Tuesday
Jun 30
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 13, Episode 8

The Once and Future Fish

Concerned about the impact of over-fishing, host Alton Brown explores tasty and extremely sustainable farm-raised trout, making Escabeche of Trout, Hot Smoked Trout and Rollmops.

Tuesday
Jul 7
11am | 10c
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
Jul 7
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 13, Episode 10

Fermentation Nation

Most people think of beer and wine only as drinks, but host Alton Brown thinks outside the bottle as he uses them as key ingredients in several tasty dishes.

Tuesday
Jul 7
12pm | 11c
Season 13, Episode 12

The Proof is in the Pudding

Host Alton Brown breaks into the liquor cabinet, not to concoct a drink, but to examine the uses of alcohol in food preparation. He makes Flaming Shrimp and Grits, Zabaglione and Limoncello.

Tuesday
Jul 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 10, Episode 19

American Classic I: Spinach Salad

Alton Brown kicks off his investigation of the vast arena of American classic dishes with the spinach salad. He examines his recipe for Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing ingredient by ingredient, tracing the history of how each element became part of the traditional and tasty salad.

Saturday
Jul 11
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 20

Corn The Beef

Join Alton Brown as he makes a traditional Corned Beef to rival any New York deli. From selecting the proper cut of meat to pickling or corning it, Alton serves two classic applications: Corned Beef and Cabbage and Corned Beef Hash.

Saturday
Jul 11
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 5

Sub Standards

Whether filling in for your French teacher or your favorite spice, substitutes can be every bit as successful as the original. Join host Alton Brown and a handful of substitute chefs as they take on a few good recipes (Southern Biscuits, Faux Peanut Sauce and The Chewy Gluten Free) with one ingredient tied behind their backs.

Saturday
Jul 11
4pm | 3c
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.

Saturday
Jul 11
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 13, Episode 15

It's a Pan, It's a Dish, It's Paella

Host Alton Brown demystifies Paella, both the Spanish pan and the rice dish it's famous for.

Monday
Jul 13
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 18

Don't Be Chicken Of Dumplings

Host Alton Brown takes on the classic American dish that divides the country, and his family. He makes Chicken and Dropped Dumplings and Chicken and Rolled Dumplings.

Monday
Jul 13
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 13

Live and Let Diet

Alton Brown explains how eating from four basic food groups helped him lose 50 pounds without going on a diet. He also shares recipes for Sherried Sardine Toast, Ginger Almonds and Buff Smoothie.

Tuesday
Jul 14
11am | 10c
Season 13, Episode 14

Raising the Bar Again

Join Alton Brown as he deconstructs the Margarita and Bloody Mary and reconstructs them with a classic formula, Good Eats-style.

Tuesday
Jul 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 13, Episode 17

The Ballad of Salty and Sweet

Host Alton Brown examines ways to super-charge desserts with salt. Bacon Praline, Dark Salty Caramels and Grapefruit Brulee, anyone?

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

Porterhouse Rules

Alton Brown explains everything you need to know about this legendary cut-o-cow to produce steak house-standard Dry Aged Chimney Porterhouse for a hundred bucks under steak house prices.

Tuesday
Jul 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 11, Episode 13

Puff the Magic Mallow

From their swampy origins to modern machine molds host Alton Brown shares the sweet, sticky science behind Homemade Marshmallows. Plus, a recipe for Ambrosia.

Saturday
Jul 18
3pm | 2c
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.

Saturday
Jul 18
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 18

The Alton Crown Affair

Host Alton Brown proves that Crown Roast of Lamb can be a dish to shock and awe without needlessly intimidating any cook who attempts to prepare it.

Saturday
Jul 18
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 19

The Wing and I

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.

Saturday
Jul 18
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Monday
Jul 20
7pm | 6c
Season 14, Episode 16

Devil Of A Cake

Do you have to tangle with dark forces in order to create a quality Devil's Food Cake or its crimson kin, Red Velvet? Yes, you do. And it's called cocoa powder. Join host Alton Brown as he reinvents the classics, plus makes Cream Cheese Frosting for Red Velvet Cake and Chocolate Frosting for Devil's Food Cake.

Monday
Jul 20
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 2

Grillus Domesticus

If you own a grill, sooner or later you're going to put some chicken on it -- it's inevitable. And odds are good you won't be happy with the results, unless of course you watch Alton Brown prepare Ring of Fire Grilled Chicken.

Tuesday
Jul 21
11am | 10c

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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.