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 9, Episode 3

Dis-Kabob-Ulated

Alton Brown shows that with the right ingredients, the right skewers, the right heat and the right mindset, kabobs still have a role to play in the modern culinary carnival, making Spicy Beef Kebabs and Vanilla Lime Pineapple Skewers.

Saturday
Apr 13
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Ill Gotten Grains

Wheat berries, bulgur and couscous aren't your usual wheaty fare, but then you don't see a lot of food shows featuring amnesia or kidnapping either. Alton Brown offers many applications for these grains, including Mushroom Wheat Berry Pilaf, Bulgur Gazpacho, Steamed Couscous, Basic Cooked Wheat Berries, Wheat Berry Tapenade and Cherry Couscous Pudding.

Monday
Apr 15
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Icing Man Cometh

Cake is dandy but let's face it, without frosting it's just sweet bread. With tools straight from his local hardware store, host Alton Brown builds a better Buttercream and constructs a layer cake from the ground up. Plus, Ganache and Writing Chocolate.

Monday
Apr 15
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Ill Gotten Grains

Wheat berries, bulgur and couscous aren't your usual wheaty fare, but then you don't see a lot of food shows featuring amnesia or kidnapping either. Alton Brown offers many applications for these grains, including Mushroom Wheat Berry Pilaf, Bulgur Gazpacho, Steamed Couscous, Basic Cooked Wheat Berries, Wheat Berry Tapenade and Cherry Couscous Pudding.

Tuesday
Apr 16
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Icing Man Cometh

Cake is dandy but let's face it, without frosting it's just sweet bread. With tools straight from his local hardware store, host Alton Brown builds a better Buttercream and constructs a layer cake from the ground up. Plus, Ganache and Writing Chocolate.

Tuesday
Apr 16
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 9

Bean Stalker

Join our intrepid host, Alton Brown, as he reinvents the classic Green Bean Casserole just in time to save the holidays.

Tuesday
Apr 16
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 9

Ear Apparent

Alton Brown shops, shucks and shares the history and methods of the summer fave -- corn. He highlights the sweetness of corn with Better Than Grannie's Creamed Corn, Creamed Corn Cornbread and Plain Brown Popper.

Tuesday
Apr 16
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 11, Episode 1

Milk Made

Of all the edibles on Earth, only milk exists solely to be food -- or so says Alton Brown. Join him as he dips into the liquid miracle that is milk in search of its secrets, history, and whether or not it's safe to drink straight from the source. With recipes for Quick Cottage Cheese, Dulce de Leche and Tres Leche Cake.

Wednesday
Apr 17
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

Yogurt: Good Milk Gone Bad

Yogurt's not just good for you, it's just plain good. Especially when you make your own. Host Alton Brown shows how easy this miraculous feat really is, then demonstrates plenty of ways to use the Fresh Yogurt up, like in Thousand Island Dressing, Lemon-Ginger Frozen Yogurt, Yogurt Cheese, Herb Spread, or Tarragon Yogurt Sauce.

Wednesday
Apr 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 20

Spice Capades

Join host Alton Brown for a primer for buying, storing, mixing and matching, cooking and eating spices. Find the best tools for grinding them, learn what they are, where they come from and how they shaped the modern world while Alton prepares Curry Powder Blend, Broiled Salmon with AB's Spice Pomade, Vegetable Curry, plus Dried Pear and Fig Compote.

Thursday
Apr 18
2pm | 1c
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

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Creamed Corn Cornbread

Crown Roast of Lamb

Garden Vegetable Soup

Tres Leche Cake

Pot Roast

Chocolate Truffles

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Silence of the Leg O' Lamb

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Scones

Guacamole

Taco Potion #19

Shrimp Gumbo

Overnight Monkey Bread

Angel Food Cake

40 Cloves and a Chicken

Fresh Broccoli Salad

Swiss Steak

Chips and Fish

Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting

Broccoli Casserole

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.