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 3, Episode 1

Tofuworld

Sure it's ancient, sure it's healthy, but fermented bean curd is also Good Eats. Armed with a little knowledge, and a decent blender, Alton Brown shows that it's a snap to convert this pale paste into everything from pie filling to a pan-fried main course. Recipes include: Fillet O'Fu, Tall and Tangy Tofu Thangy, Moo-Less Chocolate Pie and No Guilt Caesar.

Thursday
Feb 14
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 7

Et Tu Mame

That culinary chameleon the soy bean turns up as edamame when host Alton Brown takes it from the sushi bar and into the kitchen. Recipes include: Basic Edamame, Edamame Dip, Roasted Edamame Salad and Dry Roasted Edamame Brittle.

Thursday
Feb 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Thursday
Feb 14
8pm | 7c
Season 14, Episode 22

Use Your Noodle 5

Host Alton Brown investigates the culinary possibilities of Asian Noodles. Dishes include Thai Shrimp Spring Rolls, Dan Dan Noodles and Ants in Trees.

Thursday
Feb 14
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 9, Episode 22

Behind The Eats

If you're a Good Eats fan, you've seen Alton Brown do it all. Although hard to believe, he does have some help when it comes to creating each episode. Join us "Behind the Eats" as the Good Eats crew reveal their thrilling and compelling behind-the-scenes secrets.

Thursday
Feb 14
11pm | 10c
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.

Friday
Feb 15
12am | 11c
Season 14, Episode 22

Use Your Noodle 5

Host Alton Brown investigates the culinary possibilities of Asian Noodles. Dishes include Thai Shrimp Spring Rolls, Dan Dan Noodles and Ants in Trees.

Friday
Feb 15
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 9, Episode 22

Behind The Eats

If you're a Good Eats fan, you've seen Alton Brown do it all. Although hard to believe, he does have some help when it comes to creating each episode. Join us "Behind the Eats" as the Good Eats crew reveal their thrilling and compelling behind-the-scenes secrets.

Friday
Feb 15
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Egg Files II: Man with a Flan

Alton Brown steers his continuing egg-vestigation through the world of baked custards from Refrigerator Pie to the much misunderstood creme caramel (Flandango).

Friday
Feb 15
2pm | 1c
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
Feb 15
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 16
3pm | 2c
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.

Saturday
Feb 16
3:30pm | 2:30c
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Saturday
Feb 16
4pm | 3c
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
Feb 18
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Crustacean Nation

Shrimp Cocktail is not just for wedding receptions anymore: you can make it, too, once Alton Brown shows you around a shrimp boat and his cousin Ray's shrimp shop.

Monday
Feb 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

The Case For Butter

In this very special episode of Good Eats, Alton Brown goes to court to defend butter against a bad wrap brought on by the dark agents of industry, media and the fears of a fat phobic public. The best defense: sauces, like Compound Butter, Raymond Beurre Blanc and Honey Butter.

Monday
Feb 18
11:30pm | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 19
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 7

Crustacean Nation

Shrimp Cocktail is not just for wedding receptions anymore: you can make it, too, once Alton Brown shows you around a shrimp boat and his cousin Ray's shrimp shop.

Tuesday
Feb 19
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

The Case For Butter

In this very special episode of Good Eats, Alton Brown goes to court to defend butter against a bad wrap brought on by the dark agents of industry, media and the fears of a fat phobic public. The best defense: sauces, like Compound Butter, Raymond Beurre Blanc and Honey Butter.

Tuesday
Feb 19
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 12, Episode 8

Flat is Beautiful IV: Going Crackers

Although some people believe that crackers only come from boxes, host Alton Brown proves that the humble cracker is vastly improved by a homemade approach. Recipes include: Graham Crackers, Lavash and Seedy Crisps.

Tuesday
Feb 19
2pm | 1c
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
Feb 19
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Mussel Bound

There are a lot of bivalves to eat out there but if he had choose one, Alton Brown would choose mussels. Join Alton as he takes the blue shelled mollusks from bay to plate with Mojo Moulies, buys a steaming rig and ponders cooking wine.

Wednesday
Feb 20
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Shell Game

Oysters are a mystery to many and downright spooky to some. Join host Alton Brown as he unravels the secrets of this bivalve, cracks a safe or two and reinvents classic applications. With recipes for Horseradish Cream Sauce, Baked Oysters Brownefeller and Oyster Soup.

Wednesday
Feb 20
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Thursday
Feb 21
2pm | 1c
Season 13, Episode 7

Pantry Raid XII: Turning Japanese

The ingredients for that beguiling Japanese concoction, miso soup, may seem a bit unusual until host Alton Brown demystifies them and explores the wonders of the Japanese pantry. Recipes include: Glazed Bonito Flakes, Miso Soup, Tsuyu Sauce, Easy Tofu Dressing, Dashi and Miso Honey Glazed Fish.

Thursday
Feb 21
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

The Big Chili

Join Host and cowpoke Gerald P Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick, Rusty, as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red Pressure Cooker Chili. Along the way, they'll ponder the chili mythology, grind up AB's Chili Powder (that's chili with an i) and do some serious work under pressure.

Thursday
Feb 21
8pm | 7c

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Angel Food Cake

Shepherd's Pie

Chocolate Ice Cream

Guacamole

French Toast

Grilled Pizza -Three Ways

Sauerkraut

Shrimp Gumbo

Perfect Potstickers

Creamed Corn Cornbread

Pulled Pork

Barbecue Pork Butt

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Salsa

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Sour Cream Cheesecake

Welsh Rarebit

Mashers

Best Ever Green Bean Casserole

Fried Chicken

Smoked Salmon

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.