Phyllo dough can be finicky but host Alton Brown tames this difficult pastry to create the wonderfully layered dessert known as Baklava.
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.
The last decade has seen a lot of change in the food world, but no device has made more of a difference than the immersion circulator. Alton Brown makes an argument for having one in every kitchen by featuring dishes such as perfect rump roast, cheesecake and a killer liqueur.
After years of applying, Alton Brown is finally getting a shot to join the prestigious Institute for the Preservation of Culinary Heritage and Authenticity. He just needs to prepare a dessert for a special dinner. He makes Rhubarb Peach Cobbler, Blackberry Grunt and Individual Berry Crisps.
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.
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.
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.
Join host Alton Brown as he helps a humble cucumber fulfill its culinary destiny of becoming a pickle, making Dill Pickles and Deep-Fried Pickles.
Whether filling in for your French teacher or your favorite spice, substitutes can be every bit as successful as the original. Join host Alton Brown and a handful of substitute chefs as they take on a few good recipes (Southern Biscuits, Faux Peanut Sauce and The Chewy Gluten Free) with one ingredient tied behind their backs.
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.
An animated icon visits host Alton Brown and challenges him to raise the bar on canned tuna beyond the usual casserole or tuna salad sandwich. In response, he makes Tuna Salad Undone, Tuna Dressing and Tuna Croquette.
Quite possibly the original convenience food, tamales are ancient and delicious. Join host Alton Brown on a historical and tasty exploration of these tempting treats, as he makes Hot Tamales and Turkey Tamales
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.
Join host Alton Brown as he reveals the secret to turning this summer superstar, the blueberry, into a year-round treat, making Blueberry Buckle, Blueberry Soda and Frozen Blueberry Pie.
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.
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.
Join host Alton Brown as he looks into the past, future and present of the very handy Pocket Pie. As for fillings, how do curry mango, chocolate and beef stew grab you?
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.
Culinary superstars come in all shapes and sizes, but none is more misunderstood than the much-maligned Southern mystery known as okra. Join Alton Brown as he explores this versatile veggie from the inside out and turns a bad case of okraphobia into a craving for all things okra. On the menu: Dry Fried Okra, Wet Fried Okra, Okra and Tomatoes and Pickled Okra.
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.
Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? 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.
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.
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.
Host Alton Brown demystifies Paella, both the Spanish pan and the rice dish it's famous for.
Do you have to tangle with dark forces in order to create a quality Devil's Food Cake or its crimson kin, Red Velvet? Yes, you do. And it's called cocoa powder. Join host Alton Brown as he reinvents the classics, plus makes Cream Cheese Frosting for Red Velvet Cake and Chocolate Frosting for Devil's Food Cake.