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 1, Episode 11

True Brew IV: Take Stock

Some folks may think of homemade stocks as culinary anachronisms, but host Alton Brown thinks they're the best edible investment in town. Follow him as he buys the perfect stock pot and brews up Chicken Stock and Chicken Noodle Soup.

Monday
Jun 17
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 12

A Chuck For Chuck

From ordinary chuck to sublime, melt-in-your-mouth flavor: Alton Brown demonstrates how to make perfect Pot Roast without the pot.

Monday
Jun 17
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Choux Shine

The easiest pastry dough to make also happens to be the most versatile and delicious. Trouble is, Americans won't make it because it's got a scary name: Pate a Choux. Join host Alton Brown as he takes the steamy dough from cream puff to Funnel Cake and beyond.

Monday
Jun 17
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 10

Amber Waves

All you need are yeast, barley and hops and Alton Brown will show you the rest as he brings them altogether for some special homemade Good Brew. It's fun and easy. Cheers!

Monday
Jun 17
6:30pm | 5:30c
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Tuesday
Jun 18
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 18
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Casserole Over

When a Sunday drive goes bad, host Alton Brown finds himself pushing the limits of his casserole knowledge to free his dog from an angry group of church ladies. Recipes include: Garlic Shrimp Casserole, Broccoli Casserole and Curry Chicken Pot Pie.

Tuesday
Jun 18
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 12

Salad Daze II: The Long Arm of the Slaw

Chef Alton Brown's slaw-centric guest slot on a popular daytime morning talk show turns into a strange and wonderful half hour of good eats. On the menu: Marinated Slaw, Asian Slaw, Beet Slaw and Coleslaw

Tuesday
Jun 18
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 15

I Pie

Alton Brown goes undercover for an in depth look at Lemon Meringue Pie. He also uncovers sweet, but tart, recipes for this citrus pie's filling and Crust.

Friday
Jun 21
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 1

Deep Space Slime

Host Alton Brown is working as a consultant on a low budget sci-fi movie. His job: make spooky, gooey gelatin molds. Since gelatin is one of the most powerful tools on the pantry planet, Alton's happy to comply, but he insists on making his Panna Cotta Brain with Cranberry Glaze, Cinnamon Cherry Heart, Spooky Edible Eyes and Sparkling Gingered Face taste real good.

Friday
Jun 21
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Cake on Every Plate

Alton Brown's been dealt a curious culinary challenge: deciphering a deceased family baker's famous yellow cake. He turns out Gold Cake and Cocoa Whipped Cream.

Friday
Jun 21
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
Jun 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 16

The Man Food Show

Just in time for the big game, Alton Brown has a show all about food best consumed in a recliner: real, honest-to-goodness Corn Dogs and Mini Man Burgers.

Monday
Jun 24
5pm | 4c
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Monday
Jun 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 15

Use Your Noodle 2

Stuffed pastas like Ravioli and Tortellini are much loved but seldom made. Host Alton Brown intends to put that to an end by demystifying noodles and filling alike. Plus, how an ironing board can help.

Monday
Jun 24
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 16

Beet It

The beet has long been feared by memories of pickled red wedges served straight from the can, but Alton Brown's here to say that beets are good eats! Coming to this ruby root's defense, our trusty host suggests one approach this veggie with an open mind and a good pair of gloves! With recipes for Pickled Beets, Glazed Baby Beets and Beet Green Gratin.

Monday
Jun 24
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 17

Toast Modern

From better croutons to your basic breakfast shingle, toast is an example of good eats that could usually be a whole lot better. Alton Brown takes on Bruschetta, French Toast and Welsh Rarebit.

Tuesday
Jun 25
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 3

Squash Court

Winter squashes confuse and confound for no other reason than there are so darned many of them. Alton Brown offers advice on how to shop, store and cook a plethora of gourdy recipes, including Butternut Dumpling with Brown Butter and Sage, Squash Soup and Pumpkin Bread, and find out what's really up with beta carotene.

Tuesday
Jun 25
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 17

Fit To Be Tied

Since childhood, Alton Brown's had a soft spot in his appetite for roulades, like Braciole and Fish Roll with Compound Butter. These savory bundles of meaty goodness look difficult to master but Alton says we'll be on a roll in no time as long as we've got science on our side!

Tuesday
Jun 25
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 19

Herbal Preservation

Host Alton Brown focuses on the wide range of greenery that can add depth and dimension that make good eats better. Plus, learn how to set up your own container herb garden. With recipes for Parsley Salad and Tarragon Chive Vinegar.

Tuesday
Jun 25
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 18

Going Bananas

There's a lot more under the banana peel than most folks think. Alton Brown explores the history and varieties of bananas and how they should be handled. He makes Banana Ice Cream, flaming Bananas Foster and Fried Plantains.

Friday
Jun 28
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 4

Cheesecake

Alton helps discover the secrets of cream cheese and its alter-ego mascarpone. Conquer crumb crusts, buy into some pans, and produce both Savory Cheesecake and Sour Cream Cheesecake without a crack in site.

Friday
Jun 28
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Send In The Clams

No bivalve is more American than the clam nor is any other shell-dweller more versatile in the kitchen. Alton Brown instructs on the ins and outs of clam identification, how to decide which ones to use where, buying a clam opening device and make a wicked chowder. Recipes include Clams on the Half Shell with Fresh Mayonnaise, Radonsky for the New Millennium and Clam Chowder.

Friday
Jun 28
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Crustacean Nation III

What do you do when your live crab runs away from home? If you're Alton Brown you turn to frozen legs and other packaged products. These Crab Cakes or Fritters, Marinated Crab Salad, Ghee and Steamed Alaskan King Crab Claws are far from a cop out -- they're good eats!

Friday
Jun 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 16, Episode 5

Bagel Attraction

Host Alton Brown dives into the history, science and technique of making "real" bagels at home.

Monday
Jul 1
5pm | 4c

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Peanut Brittle

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Royal Icing

Tomato Vodka

Candy Corn

Gyro Meat with Tzatziki Sauce

Avocado Compound Butter

Honey Plums

Bird to the Last Drop

Roasted Vegetable Spread

Ramen Shrimp Pouch

Cranberry Apple Shrub

Mint Chip Ice Cream

Chocolate Chiffon Cupcake

Mashers

Quick Cottage Cheese

Pressure Cooker Chickpeas

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.