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.
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.

Saturday
Feb 17
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 15, Episode 6

Raw Ambition

Alton Brown journeys through the history and science of the greatest of all raw meat dishes: steak tartare. But first, you have to promise to never make it. Right? Right. Oh, and there's poke too!

Saturday
Feb 17
8am | 7c
Season 16, Episode 6

Fermentation Man

When civilization crumbles, who ya gonna call to help get good eats on the table? Lactic acid bacteria, of course.

Saturday
Feb 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 14, Episode 5

Age Of Asparagus

Alton Brown has everything you never knew you wanted to know about procuring, preserving and presenting the first vegetable of the season, asparagus. Buying, storing and cooking are investigated as well as the science behind that ... um ... funny smell.

Monday
Feb 19
5pm | 4c
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
Feb 19
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 14, Episode 7

American Classics VIII: Tacos

They may have been born in Mexico, but today the taco is a concept as "American" as apple pie. Host Alton Brown seeks to refurbish two particularly tarnished variations on the theme. Recipes include Flour Tortillas, Taco Potion #19, All American Beef Taco, Fish Taco and Crema.

Saturday
Feb 24
7am | 6c
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
Feb 24
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 15, Episode 9

Holiday Spirit(s)

If your family is anything like Alton Brown's, it's easy to understand how one might overdo it at the holidays. The trick is to stick with these low-alcohol beverages. The flavors will knock you out, but the proof won't.

Saturday
Feb 24
8am | 7c
Season 16, Episode 8

Flat Is Beautiful VI: Fry Bread, Fry

Not all great breads come from the oven. Host Alton Brown takes on two very different fried breads, each with a twist.

Saturday
Feb 24
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 27
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 6

Water Works II

In his second exploration of the only ingredient pumped directly into our homes, Alton Brown looks at water from the inside out with the help of a friendly water molecule. Along the way, he explains how water is scrubbed clean before it reaches our homes.

Tuesday
Feb 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 10, Episode 11

Tortillas Again

Alton Brown finds himself in a fix when a local cooking club pickets his house protesting the fact that he doesn't use enough leftovers. He responds with a kitchen full of Enchilada Lasagna, Masa Tot and a serious platter of Ultimate Nachos.

Tuesday
Feb 27
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 27
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 5
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 7

Peachy Keen

Few fruit are as sweet, succulent, or downright sexy as a peach. So why is it so hard to find a good peach at the grocery store? Alton Brown trades commercial convenience for farm stand flavor and discovers what he's been missing. Orchard fresh peaches are nothing short of a miracle and perfect for Grilled Peach Melba or Individual Peach Upside-Down Cake.

Tuesday
Mar 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 10, Episode 12

Major Pepper

Alton Brown takes a closer look at the king of spices, pepper, goes in search of the perfect peppermill, and examines the peculiar (but delicious) properties of pepper's essential oils. With recipes for Black Pepper Mango Sorbet, 4-Pepper Deviled Eggs, Slow Cooker Pepper Pork Chops and Pepper Vodka.

Tuesday
Mar 5
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 17

Fowl Territory

Join Alton Brown as he shares his favorite weeknight meal, Cornish game hen, with an eye on food safety. Alton's Grilled Curry Cornish Hens and Cornish Game Hen with Bacon and Onions are not just good eats, they're also safe eats.

Tuesday
Mar 5
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 10, Episode 3

House of the Rising Bun

Aroma can do a lot, but can it help sell a house? Alton Brown hopes to find out as he whips up several tasty breakfast breads in search of the secret scent of real estate success, making Overnight Cinnamon Rolls, Overnight Citrus Ginger Ring and Overnight Monkey Bread.

Tuesday
Mar 12
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 12
10:30am | 9:30c
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Tuesday
Mar 12
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 12
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Mar 19
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 9

Squid Pro Quo II

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.

Tuesday
Mar 19
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Mar 19
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 19
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Mar 26
10am | 9c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Sherried Sardine Toast

Moo-Less Chocolate Pie

Coq au Vin

Spicy Beef Kebabs

Salmon Fillet en Papillote with Julienne Vegetable

Peanut Brittle

Omelet for a Crowd

Savory Herb Popcorn

Brown Rice Salad

Avocado Compound Butter

Honey Plums

Spooky Edible Eyes

Dashi

Tsuyu Sauce

Royal Icing

Potato Roesti

Basic Cooked Wheat Berries

Simple Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Roasted Chickpeas

Roast Duck with Oyster Dressing

Herb Spread

Baker, Baker

Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

Turkey with Stuffing

Asparagus Terrine

Sweet or Savory Pate a Choux

Deep Dark Disks of Minty Magic

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.