Alton Brown investigates the fruity heat of chilies and that ubiquitous condiment: salsa. Ponder the human tongue, the power of capsaicin and learn to tame the burn of the only food registered as a weapon with the FDA. Recipes include Salsa and Spicy Pineapple Sauce.
Forget the kind that comes in a bucket! Alton Brown's showing us the way to Fried Chicken that's buttermilk bathed, golden brown and downright delicious.
Alton Brown shares the scientific theory behind capturing meaty goodness in liquid form and why the pressure cooker makes a great Beefy Broth (Don't worry, they don't explode any more).
Alton Brown takes serious tea drinking seriously and all the dirt on the world's number two beverage as he makes the Perfect Cup of Tea and Sweet Tea.
Despite immense popularity, 9 out of 10 cooks say they're afraid to cook lobster. Join host Alton Brown as he demystifies the buying, handling and cooking of the briny bug that put the surf into the surf-n-turf, with his Stuffed Lobster.
Cured, smoked, raw, brined or fresh, Alton Brown gets the juices going for some good old American ham. With recipes for Country Ham and City Ham.
Alton Brown examines the laminated pastry that's always fast and always tasty. Don't be afraid, the store bought stuff can deliver the puff. Recipe includes Fruit Tart, Stacked Puff Pastry with Cherries and Salmon Turnovers.
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.
On one level, the marriage of fish and smoke might seem odd, but it's one of the easiest things you can do with a grill. Alton Brown has the lowdown on woodchips, shares even more about brining and plays around with some weeds while making Smoked Salmon.
Join Alton Brown as he debunks the many mysteries of Mayonnaise. Plus a recipe for Party Mayonnaise.
Meet Count Vlad and discover the miraculous properties of the humble bulb, garlic. Alton prepares 40 Cloves and a Chicken and Vlad's Very Garlicky Greens.
From ordinary chuck to sublime, melt-in-your-mouth flavor: Alton Brown demonstrates how to make perfect Pot Roast without the pot.
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.
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