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 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.

Thursday
Jan 12
11pm | 10c
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.

Thursday
Jan 12
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

American Slicer

Join host Alton Brown as he explores what it takes to stay sharp in the kitchen and demystifies the relationship between the cook and his cutlery. With a recipe for Gazpacho.

Saturday
Jan 14
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 11

A Cabbage Sprouts in Brussels

Reluctantly agreeing to help refurbish the reputation of Brussels sprouts, host Alton Brown discovers that with the proper preparation they can make a surprising range of good eats. He makes Basic Brussels Sprouts, Grilled Brussels Sprouts, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese and Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries.

Monday
Mar 13
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 5
11pm | 10c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 14
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 14, Episode 13

Egg Files VII: Meringue

Join host Alton Brown as he delves into three classic meringue-based desserts: Baked Alaska, Pavlova and Oeufs a la Neige.

Thursday
Aug 10
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

Wonton Ways

The humble wonton skin may look exotic but it's also the most versatile pasta you can invite into your kitchen. Join Alton Brown as he stuffs, folds, fries, steams and bakes up a mess of good eats (Perfect Potstickers, Pear Walnut Wontons, Vegetarian Steamed Dumplings) out of this Chinese restaurant standard.

Monday
Sep 18
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 12, Episode 6

Oh My, Meat Pie

Join host Alton Brown as he tells the tale of an ancestor's journey to the New World by way of a curious meat pie shop. He explores the origins and preparation of Shepherd's Pie and Mincemeat Pie.

Sunday
Sep 24
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Art Of Darkness III

What could possibly be more chocolaty than chocolate? Join host Alton Brown as for his third journey into the world of chocolate: a journey that leads from a simple Ganache Frosting to the heart of Chocolate Truffles and eventually to homemade Good Eats Fudgepops.

Saturday
Sep 30
9pm | 8c
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.

Monday
Nov 20
2pm | 1c
Season 14, Episode 1

Porterhouse Rules

Alton Brown explains everything you need to know about this legendary cut-o-cow to produce steak house-standard Dry Aged Chimney Porterhouse for a hundred bucks under steak house prices.

Tuesday
Dec 26
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.

Thursday
Jan 4
11:30pm | 10:30c
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.

Monday
Feb 19
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 11

Pantry Raid (Part I)/Use Your Noodle

Part one of a recurring series looks at that king of pantry essentials: dried Pasta. Host Alton Brown explores different styles, the best cooking method (water is key), the tools you really need (big) and a different way of saucing.

Monday
Feb 19
11:30pm | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 20
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 11

Pantry Raid (Part I)/Use Your Noodle

Part one of a recurring series looks at that king of pantry essentials: dried Pasta. Host Alton Brown explores different styles, the best cooking method (water is key), the tools you really need (big) and a different way of saucing.

Tuesday
Feb 20
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

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

Tuesday
Feb 20
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 4

Coconut Cake Revival

Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? Host 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.

Tuesday
Feb 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 21
3am | 2c
Season 11, Episode 4

Coconut Cake Revival

Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? Host 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.

Wednesday
Feb 21
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 21
2pm | 1c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 21
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 21
11pm | 10c

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Southern Biscuits

Perfect Potstickers

Oat Waffle

Baked Brown Rice

Orange Glazed Chicken Wings

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Barbecue Pork Butt

Lentil Soup

Swiss Steak

The Oatiest Oatmeal Cookies Ever

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

No Guilt Caesar

Burger of the Gods

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Tuna Croquette

Good Eats Beef Stew

Granola Bars

Steel Cut Oatmeal

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.