Join host Marc Summers as he explores treats for the most romantic day of the year. See how chocolate is molded into hearts, mixed with champagne, slathered over strawberries and boxed up into the classic Whitman's Sampler, and more.
Marc Summers is checking out marshmallow bunnies and the laying of malted eggs. Find out the secrets behind dying Easter eggs both by hand and by machine. Plus, check out the making of a chocolate bunny, and meet an artist specializing in Peeps.
Join us as Unwrapped explores gourmet goods and gadgets to make your BBQ season sizzle. From sauces to smoke rings, this one-hour special travels the country to uncover some of the secrets of the BBQ world.
Marc Summers explores America's favorite summertime treats. Go behind-the-scenes of the frozen treats that cool us down, and the wacky grills and hot sauces that heat us up. Plus, discover how some summertime classics have become collectible.
Join host Marc Summers as he looks at the sweet and creamy facts about ice cream. From inventing a flavor at Ben and Jerry's Headquarters in Burlington, Vt., to the exotic flavors of India at Bombay Ice Cream in San Francisco.
Host Marc Summers digs into Deep Fried Treats. Find out the secrets behind frozen French fries, corn dogs, Fritos and funnel cakes. Then get the history behind Kentucky Fried Chicken and Krispy Kreme. Visit Jive Turkey and the Chip Shop. Get the story behind Cape Cod Potato Chips, Churros and Cheetos. All this and more!
Marc Summers creeps behind the scenes of spooky but sweet snacks. From gruesome gummis to scary suckers, to wax fangs and traditional treats. Plus, watch as innocent marshmallow Peeps transform into ghoulish bats and ghosts.
From cranberry sauce to Jell-O mold and stuffing mix, host Marc Summers reveals the trip these Thanksgiving favorites take to get to your table is a fascinating one. We'll uncover the secrets behind these holiday staples -- more candied yams with mini marshmallows, anyone?
Get cozy for a full hour of Wintertime Treats Unwrapped. Visit Harry and David, Swiss Colony and Martinelli's sparkling cider for a look at how they prepare for the holidays. See how Candy Cane trees, ribbon candy and Yule logs are made. Join in a fruitcake toss and see how popcorn is prepared for pails and in a kettle. Warm up with a visit to the Campbell Chicken Soup factory and a restaurant serving up only grilled cheese. Plus, see how Halls drops are cooked up for coughs.
Join Marc Summers for a search for the Sweets of Summer. Go behind the scenes at the Amusement Park Convention, take a dip with Candied Apples and see how they make the swirl in giant lollipops. Then get your fill of frozen dairy delights. Finally cool off with a taste of Italian Ice, Frozen Lemonade and the original Icee.
Our special will take us from the Champagne region of France, to a bar in Chicago that boasts the largest selection of champagne anywhere, to vineyards in California that produce their own remarkable sparkling wine.
Don't be scared, because today on Unwrapped, host Marc Summers is going door-to-door searching for frighteningly fun Halloween sweets. First, learn how to jump start your jack-o-lantern with carving kits from Pumpkin Masters. Then, we'll get the scoop on lots of spooky treats, like M&M's. Follow along at the Mars factory to see how they make the candies with the colorful shell.
Marc Summers unwraps the holidays with an exciting journey through the food secrets of the season. Ever wonder why candy canes are crooked, how to make a picture-perfect whipped cream dollop, what's really in fruitcake (and does anyone really like it?), what food company created the image we now know as Santa Claus and what it's like to answer phones at the Butterball Hotline at holiday time? All that and more is uncovered in this fun special about all the food we love to eat at the holidays.
It's a sweet tooth alert on this full hour of Sweet Stuff Unwrapped. Visit Dylan's Candy Bar in New York, then hit the factory to see how Candy Buttons, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and the Sky Bar are made. Then get chewing with the inventor of Big Time gum machines and the Charms Blow Pop. Check out the sweet flavors at Jelly Belly, Valomilk and Jolly Rancher. Discover what gives Hot Tamales their heat, Whoppers their shape and Dum-Dums their mystery flavor.
Join host Marc Summers for a full hour of cookies. Find out how animal crackers, sugar cookies and ginger snaps are made. Get a bite out of a spicy cookie called sparks and jelly filled Pepperidge farm treat. Then see how cookies are combined into ice cream and candy. Plus, take a look at how the world's largest cookie is created and discover how chocolate chips and fortune cookies come together.
Visit one of the oldest wedding cake creators in the country, learn the history behind the cake toppers and discover a chocolatier providing sweet decorations for the event. Check out some sweets like Jordan Almonds, cinnamon hearts and Champagne truffles. All this and more as Host Marc Summers unwraps the delectable bliss behind weddings.
We'll go inside the sweet and secret world of America's great love -- candy. Come Halloween time, every one, especially kids, has candy on their minds. Whether it is candy corn or spooky marshmallow worms.
Coca Cola. Girl Scout Cookies. Twinkies. There are some foods that are just part of the American experience; on a special one-hour Unwrapped, we explore these "All-American Eats." For the first time, Coca-Cola opens its doors to our cameras to reveal the secrets of America's number one soft drink. With 500 million Twinkies coming off the line each year, we'll answer the question, "how do they get that filling into those tiny cakes?" If you grew up with Nestle Drumsticks, you might want to hear the new way they're making them even more tasty! Plus, we'll get all red, white and blue over Hungry Jack, Starbucks, Little Debbie and Jack Daniels! Marc Summers hosts "All-American Eats" on Unwrapped.
Join Marc Summers as he unwraps the secrets of the world of snacking, American-style. From Hostess Twinkies to Krispy Kreme doughnuts, with stops at Wise Cheez Doodles, popcorn, Moon Pies, Beef Jerky, Fruit Pies and more.
Host Marc Summers takes a bite out of munchies. Find out the history of 7-11 and learn how Cheez-its get cooked up. Get a taste of Pork Rinds, Cheese Straws, tortilla chips, Pace Salsa, Buffalo wings, Pringles and twisted pretzels. All this and more as we unwrap the magic behind our favorite munchies.
In this hour-long special, Marc Summers explores his inner child with a look at Kiddie Cravings. Visit a cereal icon museum, see how Kool Aid is created and learn how SpagettiO's, tater tots and Cracker Jacks are made. Then check out the secrets behind cooking up animal crackers and gummi bears. Next, break out the kids cookbook and discover how the Easy-Bake Oven was concocted for kids. Plus, discover how kid candy contraptions are designed and see how Safe-T-Pops and Fruit Leather make the cut.
Get your map out and join host Marc Summers for a full hour of On the Road treats. Head east for the birth of the Buffalo wing, the rivalry of the cheese steak and the taste of key lime in Key West. Then visit a Maryland crab cake bonanza and get a sip of a Boston cream cocktail. Head to the Midwest for deep dish pie, a cheese castle and a castle made of corn. Plus, see how 7-11 was started, bite into a chocolate map, lick a salt palace and visit Pinky's hot dogs in Los Angeles.
It's time to celebrate summer, where eating is easy, so dive into a full hour of summer snacks. Learn the magic to whipping up cotton candy, cooking up corn dogs and serving up frozen custard. Stretch out those days with a taste of saltwater taffy, humongous lollipops and the world's largest ice cream cake. Then cool off with a look at shave ice, the Icee and the ice cream of the future; Dippin Dots. Discover how a picnic basket is built and show your true colors with a tasty stars and stripes. Finally, check out a shack biting into frozen bananas.
'Tis the season as we join host Marc Summers for full hour of Holiday Treats Unwrapped. Visit The Swiss Colony as they prep for their busiest time, see how a snow globe becomes an edible sweet and check out a company building gingerbread houses. Stop by a restaurant celebrating turkey day, everyday, and discover one bird that gets a presidential pardon. Then, discover the secrets behind honey baked ham, stuffing, cranberry sauce, Christmas cookies and Reddi-Wip.
Happy Holidays! It's the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you like to indulge in delicious holiday treats. Host Marc Summers will discover once and for all what is in Grandma's Fruitcake and why it enjoys such a special reputation. We'll see how Spanglers makes millions of candy canes every day while still producing some parts by hand. Of course we don't neglect the main dish -- Glazed Honey Hams are sweetened and torched in a process you have to see to believe. Also, what's the story behind "gelt," those chocolate coins encased in bright foil? In an hour special, we'll deck the halls with everything from Korbel champagne to Sara Lee pumpkin pie, from peanut brittle to amazing gingerbread houses.
From French fries to corn dogs, potato skins to appetizers, Unwrapped celebrates America's deep feelings for all things deep-fried! We'll see how McDonald's creates their famous French fries, from potato field to crispy side dish. Schwan's puts their mini-corndogs through an acrobatic dance to coat the much-loved snacks. TGIF brings their potato skins into potato chip form, and Cheesecake Factory turns mac and cheese into a fried ball of joy. All this and much more on a special hour-long, batter-dipped, sizzling edition of Unwrapped.
A cornucopia of Thanksgiving favorites, all stuffed into one special Unwrapped! What's on our holiday table? The secrets to sides like Pepperidge Farm's stuffing and Ocean Spray cranberry sauce. If you can't decide between turkey or duck or chicken, "turducken" stuffs them all into one big bird! The Jolly Green Giant's veggies are favorites but did you know the big guy wasn't always green and he wasn't always a giant? Also, we visit Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts to see what really was (and wasn't) on the first Thanksgiving table. And save room for dessert -- we've got Marie Callender's pies and Reddi-Wip. All this, plus muffins and mashers and much much more on a special hour-long "Turkey and Trimmings" edition of Unwrapped.
Whether you're in the stands, tailgating from the parking lot, or cheering from the couch, these are the snacks that sports fans love! We're scoring with big league treats like Frito's Scoops -- one small bag contains more than five ears of corn! Hormel uses an 80-foot cooking tower that breaks through the factory roof to make their world-famous chili. And we'll see how Big's Sunflower Seeds sends 25,000 pounds of seeds through the sorter every hour! Hot dogs and buns, cotton candy and peanuts -- no matter which team you're rooting for, these Game Day Goodies are winners!
If there's a chill in air or you just need that comforting pick-me-up, we have the feel-good foods for you. We'll warm your insides with mashed potatoes, Southern biscuits and the best potpies. How much do we like Lay's Potato Chips? Frito-Lay goes through 12 tons of potatoes every hour just to make them! Or if you want a cool favorite, how about chocolate and peanut butter ice cream made as only Haagen Dazs can, at the rate of half a million cups a day. Who makes the best cinnamon rolls this side of Grandma -- some think they come from a small but tasty bakery in New York City. It's everything we love to warm up our insides and brighten our spirits on a special hour-long "Comfy Cozy" Unwrapped special!
When the summer sun heats up the beach or the pool, Super Summer Snacks are there to refresh. From ice cream to Kool-Aid, host Marc Summers cools us off with warm weather favorites. What would you do for a Klondike bar? The Klondike folks freeze 20,000 pounds of chocolate a day to make their ice cream bars! We all love A&W Root Beer, but you might be surprised by the unusual way the company cleans the bottles. We'll see the secrets behind Wendy's Frosty -- it's been the same drink for over 40 years, when Dave Thomas sold the first one for 35 cents. From cole slaw to tortilla chips, grilled steaks to the Coleman cooler, we'll learn the secrets behind America's favorite summer foods; Super Summer Snacks on Unwrapped.
When there are stockings on the mantel and eggnog in your cup, it must be the holiday season. Marc Summers hosts Holiday Helpings, an Unwrapped special, celebrating the best treats from this festive time of the year. Dove Chocolate Discoveries brings a holiday party into your home, and the special guest is chocolate! Do you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? The folks at Bruce's know the surprising distinction. We'll find out why the ugliest pumpkins make the best pie and what gives gingerbread its dark color (hint: it's not the ginger). From sparkling wine to vanilla to Sara Lee Cheesecake, it's our naughty and nice seasonal favorites: Holiday Helpings on Unwrapped.
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