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Saturday, Apr 20

7:30
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Episode 0208

Host Alfonso Ribeiro is here to help explore some snack bar treats, starting with cool and refreshing Junior Mints and their signature dimple. For dessert on the go, find out about Nemo's Carrot Cake Squares and Tasty Kake's individual cherry pies. Then, a salty fix is satisfied as the trick to the unique pretzel shape of Snyder's Lance Pretzel Snaps is revealed.

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8:00
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Episode 309

Host Alfonso Ribeiro explores some treats with serious pop. He'll pop the top of a Snapple Kiwi Strawberry beverage, pop a bubble with the classic Big League Chew shredded bubblegum, and get the inside scoop at Pez, one of pop culture's favorite little candies. Finally, see how Popchips get their crunch on without a deep fryer in sight.

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8:30
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Episode 0207

Host Alfonso Ribeiro takes your taste buds back in time to see how the classic Necco Wafers are made, how the Tasty Kake Krimpet got its shape and name, and why Wise's Barbecue Dipsy Doodles are still a fan favorite. Finally, take a nostalgic trip to the candy store with a look at Charleston Chews.

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9:00
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Episode 0213

The world gets a little smaller when host Alfonso Ribeiro shares the secrets behind globally-inspired goodies. See how Jarlsberg cheese gets its holes and why the Idaho Candy Company made a confection shaped like a potato. Then, learn how the iconic Chef Boyardee fills their mini ravioli and find out the science behind Chobani Greek Yogurt!

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9:30
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Episode 102

On this journey of all things rolled, Unwrapped 2.0 shows you there's nothing you can't roll in La Chiquita's Tomato and Basil Tortilla. You'll also see how Stuckey's Pecan Log Roll evolved from a sweet treat sold from the trunk of a car into a roadside classic. Cacao Atlanta Chocolate rolls out a delectable chocolate "salami" and find out why the Tootsie Roll factory needs its own train.

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10:00
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Episode 625

It takes incredible talent and a whole lot of practice to achieve barbecue perfection, and Roger Mooking is honoring the legendary pitmasters who make some of the country's best barbecue. He gets cooking with the man who brought barbecue to Brooklyn at Hometown Bar-B-Que, cooking Jamaican jerk baby back ribs and sticky Korean ribs with a sweet and savory Asian influence. Then, Roger is off to Texas to the famous Kreuz Market to get schooled on traditions dating back to their opening in 1900. Then he heads to North Carolina's Skylight Inn, also known as Jones BBQ, to check out their traditional method of low and slow whole hog cooking with a whopping 16-hour cook time.

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10:30
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Episode 405

Roger Mooking visits two chefs in Texas who created the craziest cooking contraptions and prove that everything's bigger in Texas. Chef Johnny Hernandez designed a massive grill for his restaurant El Machito in San Antonio and it takes fire and food to the extreme. Roger and Johnny skewer every meat imaginable -- chickens, pork and beef sausages, racks of ribs and whole goats. Roger then heads to Vintage Heart Farm in Stockdale to meet Chef John Russ who designed a 7-foot tree made out of stainless steel that can roast food over a wood fire. Roger and John fill the tree with quails and sausages for an outdoor feast.

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11:00
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Episode 310

Roger Mooking visits the Jack Mountain Bushcraft School in Masardis, Maine, where owner and wilderness guide Tim Smith teaches him how to create a rustic outdoor kitchen. They build a pyramid cooker out of logs and string, and use it to roast whole chickens and fresh-caught Brook Trout. With the help of a reflector oven, they complete their feast with Sourdough Biscuits.

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11:30
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Episode 505

Chef Roger Mooking visits chefs using unusual tools over live fires. In Georgia, Roger meets Erik Niel, a chef that loves to break out of his butcher shop to cook outdoors. And Erik is pulling something out of his hat: over a dozen rabbits cooked rotisserie-style with bamboo poles. In Plano, Texas, Roger visits friend Chef Tim Byres at his restaurant Smoke to take a stab at cooking flank steak and whole chickens on swords.

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12:00
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Episode 205

From seafood and beef to pork and cheese, all the best foods taste better fried and Roger Mooking is scouring the country in search of the 12 best fried-food dishes. He's hanging out with fried-food-loving chefs learning all their secrets for bringing heat, oil and food together in holy fried matrimony.

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1:00
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Episode 101

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we uncover the truth behind America's most popular food remedies. Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Can a bowl of chicken soup cure a stuffy nose? And does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? We dig up some mind-boggling history to find out if these age-old adages are true. Have we all been fed a spoonful of food fiction to help the medicine go down?

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1:30
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Episode 102

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we indulge in the best part of every meal: Dessert! From cake to pie to banana splits, our favorite desserts are baked with rich stories that have shaped America in extraordinary ways. We travel back in time to find out how cake gave rise to democracy in America. We reveal the sweet truth about why ice cream topped with syrup is called a sundae. And we find out if anything really is more American than apple pie. Save room for dessert as we discover some tasty truths and some mouthwatering myths hidden in every decadent bite!

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2:00
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Episode 211

Fasten your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position, host Michael McKean is taking our favorite foods up and away. He discovers if there's a scientific reason you may not love airline food, why hungry astronauts tend to float over to spicy shrimp and how a corned beef sandwich could sabotage a space mission.

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2:30
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Episode 413

Michael McKean gets caught in the middle of some culinary conflicts as he uncovers some very delicious details. He solves the Cuban Missile Crisis with chop suey, runs the redcoats out with cornbread and keeps the peace with a little kimchi. No matter which side you stand on, these are all dishes worth fighting for!

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3:00
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Episode 1115

An American classic is revisited when host Alton Brown makes everybody's favorite, Super Apple Pie.

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3:30
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Episode 1412

Host Alton Brown delves into pumpkin pie, taking the fall classic back to Plymouth and forward to the future. Recipes include: Pumpkin Puree, Pumpkin Pie and Whole Pumpkin Pie Soup.

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4:00
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Episode 1210

Phyllo dough can be finicky but host Alton Brown tames this difficult pastry to create the wonderfully layered dessert known as Baklava.

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4:30
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Episode 1214

Long before refined sugar, molasses was the sweetener of choice. Join host Alton Brown as he digs deep in the pantry to resurrect this historic and versatile syrup. Recipes include: Boston Brown Bread, Homemade Dark Brown Sugar, Molasses Coffee Marinated Pork Chops, Shoo-Fly Pie.

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5:00
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Episode 107

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic fried chicken episode with an all-new deep-fried recipe, an introduction to sumac and a look at the science of crunch.

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5:30
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Episode 109

Alton Brown reloads this episode on lemon meringue pie with a new crust, a new filling and a new meringue. He also bites the heads off of some puppets.

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6:00
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Episode 0911

Chef Robert Carter enters Kitchen Stadium from his hometown of Charleston, SC, the "best-mannered city" in the US. Will he walk away from his battle with Iron Chef Cat Cora a gracious winner or a sore loser?

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7:00
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Episode 806F

Chef John Rivera Sedlar has been called the "father of modern Southwest cuisine." Will he triumph in Kitchen Stadium, or will Iron Chef Morimoto emerge the victor?

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8:00
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Episode 805F

Chef Marc Vetri of Philadelphia's Vetri Italian Restaurant enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Michael Symon. Will Vetri's treatment of the secret ingredient earn him a win, or will he fall to Iron Chef Symon's cuisine? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

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9:00
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Episode 1303

Chef Fernando Darin was born into an Italian family in the Brazilian countryside and he's bringing his international flair to his culinary contest with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Anya Fernald and Lolis Eric Elie will determine if either chef chokes.

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10:00
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Episode 0904

Raleigh-based Chef Ashley Christensen jumps into the pressure cooker of Kitchen Stadium to battle Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Will she rise to the occasion or explode under the pressure?

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11:00
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Episode 1015

In his debut battle, Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian takes on Challenger Chef Victor Casanova. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Jill Zarin. Chef Casanova is Executive Chef at Culina, an Italian restaurant at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills.

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12:00
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Episode 805F

Chef Marc Vetri of Philadelphia's Vetri Italian Restaurant enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Michael Symon. Will Vetri's treatment of the secret ingredient earn him a win, or will he fall to Iron Chef Symon's cuisine? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

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1:00
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Episode 1303

Chef Fernando Darin was born into an Italian family in the Brazilian countryside and he's bringing his international flair to his culinary contest with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Anya Fernald and Lolis Eric Elie will determine if either chef chokes.

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2:00
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Episode 0904

Raleigh-based Chef Ashley Christensen jumps into the pressure cooker of Kitchen Stadium to battle Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Will she rise to the occasion or explode under the pressure?

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3:00
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Episode 1015

In his debut battle, Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian takes on Challenger Chef Victor Casanova. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Jill Zarin. Chef Casanova is Executive Chef at Culina, an Italian restaurant at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills.

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