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 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
Feb 20
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 11, Episode 14

Cran Opening

Alton Brown explores the many uses of a super fruit -- the cranberry.

Saturday
Feb 20
4pm | 3c
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
Feb 20
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 15, Episode 12

Wild Yeast Risin'

First the pandemic, then the zombies, then the nukes and now: desolation and a giant dinosaur-thing. Luckily there are still plenty of yeast in the air, and Alton Brown proves that with a wild sourdough in the kitchen, the post-apocalyptic world can still taste good -- and he makes cheese crackers and waffles to prove it.

Monday
Feb 22
6pm | 5c
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Monday
Feb 22
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 15, Episode 11

Let Them Eat (Icebox) Cake

Alton Brown resuscitates the languishing tradition of the "icebox" or "refrigerator" cake. These no-bake cakes were all the rage in the 1950s, but they’re ready for a pastry redux.

Monday
Feb 22
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Feb 22
7:30pm | 6:30c
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 23
11am | 10c
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 23
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Feb 23
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
Feb 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 23
1pm | 12c
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
Feb 23
1:30pm | 12:30c
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
Feb 27
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
Feb 27
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
Feb 27
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
Feb 27
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 14, Episode 4

Flat is Beautiful V

Thin and crispy artisanal wood fired pizzas are nearly impossible to manage at home but with some sound science and a good grill, Alton Brown shows how you can come close to perfection with Grilled Pizza -- Three Ways.

Monday
Mar 1
6pm | 5c
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
Mar 1
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 14, Episode 6

Yes We Have No Banana Pudding

Whether you like them cool and cream-topped or warm with a crown of meringue, odds are if you're a banana pudding fan, it's been a long time since you smiled. Alton Brown is about to make that change, with recipes for Baked Banana Pudding, Refrigerated Banana Pudding and Vanilla Wafers.

Monday
Mar 1
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Mar 1
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 15

Pantry Raid 6: Lentils

Join host Alton Brown as he considers one of the oldest and most versatile players in the pantry, the lentil. The lentil has more to offer than fiber, minerals and a steak's worth of protein, as Alton details while making Lentil Soup, Lentil Salad and Lentil Cookies ... yes, cookies.

Tuesday
Mar 2
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 2
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 2
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 2

Pretzels Logic

The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Join host Alton Brown as he recreates traditional Homemade Soft Pretzels in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory along with his favorite accompaniment, Best Mustard Ever. He also offers a recipe for Homemade Hard Pretzels.

Tuesday
Mar 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 11, Episode 3

Stew Romance

If great stew, like great music, is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge? Join host Alton Brown as he orchestrates an answer with his Good Eats Beef Stew.

Tuesday
Mar 2
1pm | 12c

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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.