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 9

American Classics III: Creole in a Bowl

Join host Alton Brown as he explores the many historical and cultural influences that give us a New Orleans classic. Menu: Pickled Pork and Red Beans and Rice.

Saturday
Jun 19
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 13, Episode 16

The Curious Case of Curry

Host Alton Brown attempts to set the record straight on the beloved English dish that made India famous, as he makes Lamb Tikka Masala.

Saturday
Jun 19
4pm | 3c
Season 15, Episode 4

Rich Little Poor Boy

One of America's most storied sandwiches gets a historic rethink and a technical do-over, from the oysters to the bread and everything in between. Alton Brown also makes an argument for shucking.

Saturday
Jun 19
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 7

Wake Up Little Sushi

Alton Brown investigates the ins and outs of ordering, eating, shopping for and even making basic sushi. With plenty of history thrown in, Alton offers recipes for Sushi Rice and California Rolls.

Monday
Jun 21
6pm | 5c
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.

Monday
Jun 21
6:30pm | 5:30c
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Monday
Jun 21
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 5

My Shakshuka

Alton Brown takes a deep dive on one of the most internet-famous dishes of the decade by way of a famous film from the 1940s. Along the way, Alton talks through preserved lemons and homemade harissa.

Monday
Jun 21
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 20

Your Pad Or Mine (Thai)

When his trip to Thailand is cancelled at the last minute, Alton Brown sets out to find the next best thing -- food. Namely, a proper Pad Thai. Learn the basics of a good stir fry and what to do with some out of the ordinary ingredients.

Tuesday
Jun 22
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 9

The Waffle Truth

Tired of sad, insipid toaster waffles and flavorless instant batters? Host Alton Brown sure is and he's going to do something about it. Learn how to build a better batter, pick the right iron and find out what waffles and church have in common. On the menu: Basic Waffle and Chocolate Waffle.

Tuesday
Jun 22
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 16

Shell Game IV (Scallops)

Tales of a monster scallop send Alton Brown traveling to a small town in Maine to investigate. After meeting with the nervous locals, he sets sail with Capt. Squint upon his house boat, the Okra, where he's forced to cook a whole lot of scallop dishes: Seared Scallops, Scallops on the Half Shell and Scallop Mousse.

Tuesday
Jun 22
12pm | 11c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 13, Episode 2

Crustacean Nation IV: Crawfish

Host Alton Brown explores a bayou staple, the delicious and sustainable alternative to lobster, the crawfish, with a Crawfish Boil.

Tuesday
Jun 22
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 22
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 9, Episode 5

Churn Baby Churn, 2

Alton Brown sets out to figure out how to make ice cream himself. After a visit from some federal ice cream agents and a little investigation of ingredients, Alton cracks the code, making Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream and Mint Chip Ice Cream.

Saturday
Jun 26
3pm | 2c
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
Jun 26
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Saturday
Jun 26
4pm | 3c
Season 9, Episode 19

Tender Is The Loin 2

Alton Brown completes his strategy of getting your money's worth from the luxurious cut of meat known as beef tenderloin. Alton offers the legends and preparations for Beef Carpaccio, Stuffed Tenderloin, Center Cut Tenderloin Roast and Chain of Bull Cheese Steaks.

Saturday
Jun 26
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Monday
Jun 28
6pm | 5c
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.

Monday
Jun 28
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Monday
Jun 28
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 12

Peanut Gallery

A little ghostly inspiration is all Alton Brown needs to turn a handful of peanuts into some seriously good eats. He makes Boiled Peanuts, Roasted Peanuts, Peanut Butter Pie, Boiled Peanut Soup and Homemade Peanut Butter.

Monday
Jun 28
7:30pm | 6:30c
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
Jun 29
11am | 10c
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
Jun 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 10

Great Balls Of Meat

Join host Alton Brown as he figures out how to build a better meatball, puts a muffin pan to new uses in his Baked Meatball recipe and resuscitates that 60's party classic, Swedish Meatballs.

Tuesday
Jun 29
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 20

Going Dutch

The power might be out but that doesn't stop host Alton Brown from breaking out the cast iron and using his hearth and his grill to whip up some very good eats: Dutch Oven Hoecakes, Knead Not Sourdough and Dutch Oven Cherry Clafouti.

Tuesday
Jun 29
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 12, Episode 5

There Will be Oil

Edible oils offer a wide range of flavors and qualities to confound any cook, so host Alton Brown untangles these potent hydrocarbons and puts them to good use in kitchen and car, making Vegetable Saute, Potato Chips and Fruity Oil Ice Cream in the process.

Tuesday
Jun 29
1pm | 12c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

The Once and Future Beans

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Eggplant Steaks

Beer Bread

Individual Berry Crisps

Good Eats Roast Turkey

Poached Egg Tips

Macerated Strawberries

Stuffed Tenderloin

Falafel

Butternut Dumplings with Brown Butter and Sage

Spiced Bread Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Grilled Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate Molasses

Dry Aged Chimney Porterhouse

Turkey Tamales

AB's Martini

Flounder Fish Salad

Dan Dan Noodles

Asian Slaw

Oyster Poor Boy

Ganache

Chicken and Dropped Dumplings

Herb Oil

Skirt Steak

Thousand Island Dressing

Scrambled Eggs Unscrambled

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.