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Season 0, Episode 1

Crazy Cheesy

We're bringing you the ooiest and gooiest cheese dishes this country has to offer. From fried cheese curds in Wisconsin to lasagna grilled cheese in Cleveland, we're trying them all. Alex Guarnaschelli brings you the finest of French cuisine while Bobby Flay gets down on an American classic. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert -- we have some sweet, cheesy treats that will blow you away.

Tuesday
Sep 18
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 3

Nutty

Giada, Tyler, Sunny, Wolfgang and Duff are going NUTS for nuts! Whether they're peanuts in a creamy white chocolate pretzel spread, walnuts smothered in caramel and chocolate, or crushed almonds inside a melt-in-your-mouth macaron, these dishes and more are sure to make anyone get a little NUTTY!

Thursday
Sep 20
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 6

Cake Walk

They're flourless, red and velvety, filled with cream, layered with chocolate, covered in frosting, sweet and fluffy, savory and delicious ... they're CAKES! Ted Allen, Alton Brown, Giada, and Tyler Florence agree on one thing ... it's not easy to walk away from these incredible cakes!

Thursday
Sep 20
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Crazy Good

They're indulgent, they're over-the-top, they're insanely delicious. We're talkin' heavenly tagliatelle pasta showered with white truffles, a banana split that's off the charts, decadent chocolate cake, succulent juicy pot roast and more. Giada, Wolfgang, Duff and Tyler admit these dishes are just plain CRAZY good.

Thursday
Sep 20
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 10

With Garlic

No one's getting kissed after this! Duff, Melissa d'Arabian, Alex Guarnaschelli and others reveal the dishes they love most with garlic. Whether it's in a burger called The Plague Bringer or served up with delicious juicy shrimp, made into a soup, or turned into a sausage ... one thing is certain: there is nothing more versatile, more delicious, more aromatic than garlic!

Thursday
Sep 20
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 0, Episode 8

Southern Eats

It's time for some good, old-fashioned country cooking as Guy Fieri, Alton Brown, Sunny Anderson and Duff Goldman round up their favorite Southern eats. Sit back, relax and get ready to salivate.

Thursday
Sep 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 9

Awesome Asian

Put down the fork and knife and break out your chopsticks! Your favorite Food Network stars are giving you a rundown of the most awesome Asian foods they've ever had. Alex Guarnaschelli heads north for miso soup in Maine, while Duff Goldman has his mind blown by an Iron Chef in New York. No need to wait for a fortune cookie: You're in for some incredible eats.

Thursday
Sep 20
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 8

Southern Eats

It's time for some good, old-fashioned country cooking as Guy Fieri, Alton Brown, Sunny Anderson and Duff Goldman round up their favorite Southern eats. Sit back, relax and get ready to salivate.

Friday
Sep 21
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 9

Awesome Asian

Put down the fork and knife and break out your chopsticks! Your favorite Food Network stars are giving you a rundown of the most awesome Asian foods they've ever had. Alex Guarnaschelli heads north for miso soup in Maine, while Duff Goldman has his mind blown by an Iron Chef in New York. No need to wait for a fortune cookie: You're in for some incredible eats.

Friday
Sep 21
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 2

Fried Chicken

It's crispy, succulent, juicy, greasy, tender and ohhh sooo good. We're talkin' fried chicken and some of your favorite Food Network stars including Alton Brown, Claire Robinson, and Michael Symon reveal where they go for the best version of this classic finger lickin' dish.

Sunday
Sep 23
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 11

Finger Food

Alton Brown, Gail Simmons, Alex Guarnaschelli and others are throwin' down the cutlery and reaching for their best ever finger foods -- from roasted toasted ravioli and crispy fried pickles to sacrilegious but oh so delicious bacon wrapped Matzo Balls!

Sunday
Sep 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Street Food

Gone are the days of the roach coach! These food trucks and roadside stands have Tyler Florence, Sunny Anderson and Gail Simmons heading for the streets, to savor a Waffle of Massive Deliciousness, an ice cream called the Salty Pimp, buttery snails on a stick and more! Find out who's behind the wheel and delivering the fastest, fresh treats to your favorite food personalities.

Sunday
Sep 23
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 8

Ice Creamy

Alton screams, Duff screams, they all scream for ice cream! We've got the scoop on the coolest creamiest treats around. From a delectable homemade fudge-smothered vanilla sundae to a torte de gelato that will change your life and the best ice cream sandwich on the planet!

Sunday
Sep 23
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Bar-B-Que

Your favorite Food Network personalities get into the meat of things as they reveal the best barbecue they've ever eaten ... from Memphis to San Francisco, Pulled Pork cooked in a basement to Beef Brisket smoked in a giant Armadillo! We head across country to find out where stars including Tyler Florence, Bobby Flay, and Ted Allen get bar-b-que at its best.

Monday
Sep 24
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 10

Filled With Envy

Sure, Food Network chefs have their own recipes but in this episode we'll find out what dishes they covet from other chefs! See the delicious delicacies Duff, Tyler Florence, and Sandra Lee wish they had thought of ... and just how far they will go to get secret recipes? From Wolfgang Puck's Shanghai Lobster to Thomas Keller's Salmon Rillettes, we travel across the country to reveal the foods that leave Food Network chefs filled with envy.

Monday
Sep 24
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Simply Irresistible

A perfectly roasted chicken, sticky buns laden with sweet delicious caramel, and succulent seafood in a sauce that's "off the hook" -- find out why Guy, Bobby, Duff and others say these dishes and more are Simply Irresistible.

Monday
Sep 24
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 1

Grilled

There's nothing like the sound of meat hitting the grill to get your mouth watering. But we're not just cooking steak ... how about a succulent Mongolian Pork Chop, delicious southern rib tips, or juicy diver scallops? These are just a few of the smokin' hot dishes that Food Network stars like Guy, Duff, and the grill master himself, Bobby Flay, say are The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... GRILLED.

Monday
Sep 24
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 7, Episode 7

Miami

We are headed to Miami for a little fun in the sun and some truly epic eats. We're trying it all, from stone crabs at Joe's, to the lamb shank at Sardinia. The piping hot oven at Fratelli La Bufala is turning out pillowy calzones, while the folks at Ola are cooling off with a nice and icy pear granita. And don't let the fabulous physiques of Miami Beach fool you, this city loves their sweets. With a trifecta of treats at Michaels Genuine and the chocolate peanut butter s'more from Prime 112, Miami has some of the best desserts around.

Monday
Sep 24
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 8

Mid-Atlantic

We're touring the amazing Mid-Atlantic, sampling seafood like crab cakes in Baltimore and paella in Washington, DC. We found the perfect breakfast at Golden West Café, and some of the best beef we've ever had at Baltimore favorite, Chap's Pit Beef. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert! From a chocolate, marshmallow, peanut creation called the CMP at Woodberry Kitchen, to Baltimore's own bomb pie, we're trying it all on our Mid-Atlantic mission.

Monday
Sep 24
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 0, Episode 4

Fried Favorites

Fire up the fryer for the crispiest and crunchiest dishes this country has to offer. From gravy-smothered french fries in Cleveland, Ohio, to tempura-battered bacon in New York City, it's all getting deep-fried. Alton Brown finds his favorite fried chicken, Sunny Anderson stumbles upon a deep-fried candy bar, and Aarti Sequeira savors an international spin with samosas. This lineup is fabulously fried and GBD -- golden, brown and delicious.

Monday
Sep 24
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 7

Chocolicious

Calling all chocolate lovers! We're getting the inside scoop on all things chocolate. Alton Brown takes a trip to Charleston, S.C., for some heavenly chocolate pudding, while Aaron Sanchez has some not-so-classic New York pizza ... for dessert! Grab a glass of milk and make sure you leave room for dessert.

Monday
Sep 24
11pm | 10c
Season 7, Episode 7

Miami

We are headed to Miami for a little fun in the sun and some truly epic eats. We're trying it all, from stone crabs at Joe's, to the lamb shank at Sardinia. The piping hot oven at Fratelli La Bufala is turning out pillowy calzones, while the folks at Ola are cooling off with a nice and icy pear granita. And don't let the fabulous physiques of Miami Beach fool you, this city loves their sweets. With a trifecta of treats at Michaels Genuine and the chocolate peanut butter s'more from Prime 112, Miami has some of the best desserts around.

Tuesday
Sep 25
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 8

Mid-Atlantic

We're touring the amazing Mid-Atlantic, sampling seafood like crab cakes in Baltimore and paella in Washington, DC. We found the perfect breakfast at Golden West Café, and some of the best beef we've ever had at Baltimore favorite, Chap's Pit Beef. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert! From a chocolate, marshmallow, peanut creation called the CMP at Woodberry Kitchen, to Baltimore's own bomb pie, we're trying it all on our Mid-Atlantic mission.

Tuesday
Sep 25
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 0, Episode 4

Fried Favorites

Fire up the fryer for the crispiest and crunchiest dishes this country has to offer. From gravy-smothered french fries in Cleveland, Ohio, to tempura-battered bacon in New York City, it's all getting deep-fried. Alton Brown finds his favorite fried chicken, Sunny Anderson stumbles upon a deep-fried candy bar, and Aarti Sequeira savors an international spin with samosas. This lineup is fabulously fried and GBD -- golden, brown and delicious.

Tuesday
Sep 25
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 7

Chocolicious

Calling all chocolate lovers! We're getting the inside scoop on all things chocolate. Alton Brown takes a trip to Charleston, S.C., for some heavenly chocolate pudding, while Aaron Sanchez has some not-so-classic New York pizza ... for dessert! Grab a glass of milk and make sure you leave room for dessert.

Tuesday
Sep 25
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 12

On A Stick

Giada, Cat, Claire, Tyler and others go beyond the county fair to find the dishes they say taste the best ... on a stick! From Nitrogen frozen fruit pops and cheese injected tomatoes, to a classic caramel apple and a good ole fashioned corn dog. Whether it's familiar or something new, these delicious dishes are sure to stick with you.

Thursday
Sep 27
6pm | 5c