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Good Eats

Season 11 2007 - 2008

  • 2007-06-07T02:00:00Z on Food Network
  • 23 mins
  • 7 hours, 0 mins (20 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy

Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funniest form.

20 episodes

11x01 Milk Made

  • Season Premiere

    2007-06-07T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Only one naturally occurring edible substance exists only as food – milk. Even honey, technically a manufactured product, does not qualify. Alton spends some time discussing the production and history of milk as well as some things to watch out for (featuring a surprise guest).

Tres Leche Cake
Dolce de Leche
Quick Cottage Cheese

11x02 Pretzel Logic

  • 2007-06-21T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Alton Brown recreates the traditional soft pretzel in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory.

Homemade Soft Pretzels
Homemade Hard Pretzels
Best Mustard Ever

11x03 Coconut Cake Revival

  • 2007-07-10T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? Host 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.

Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting
Coconut Milk and Cream
Coconut Extract

11x04 Sub Standards

  • 2007-07-17T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

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 with one ingredient tied behind their backs.

The Chewy Gluten Free
Southern Biscuits
Faux Peanut Sauce

11x05 Fishn' Whole

  • 2007-07-24T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Scales, tails and eyes oh my! Who's afraid of whole fish? Not Alton Brown. Confront your fishy phobias head on with the fearless host as he roasts, planks and fries up a few good (whole) fish.

Pan-Fried Smelts
Plank Grilled Whole Trout
Whole Striped Bass

11x06 Whithering Bites

  • 2007-08-09T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility.

Dried Fruit
Individual Fruit Compote Pies
Sweet Dried Fruit Compote
Trail Mix

11x07 Stew Romance

  • 2007-08-14T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

If great stew, like great music, is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge?

Good Eats Beef Stew

11x08 Dill-icious

  • 2007-10-09T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Join host Alton Brown as he helps a humble cucumber fulfill its culinary destiny of becoming a pickle.

Deep-Fried Pickles
Dill Pickles

11x09 Peanut Gallery

  • 2007-10-16T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

A little ghostly inspiration is all Alton Brown needs to turn a handful of peanuts into some seriously good eats.


Boiled Peanuts
Boiled Peanut Soup
Roasted Peanuts
Homemade Peanut Butter
Peanut Butter Pie

11x10 Bean Stalker

  • 2007-11-08T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

Join Food Network's intrepid host, Alton Brown, as he reinvents the classic green bean casserole just in time to save the holidays.


Best Ever Green Bean Casserole

11x11 Kinda Blue (Blueberry)

  • 2007-11-15T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

Join host Alton Brown as he reveals the secret to turning this summer's superstar, the blueberry, into a year-round treat.

Blueberry Buckle
Frozen Blueberry Pie
Blueberry Soda

11x12 Puff the Magic Mallow

  • 2007-12-04T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

From their swampy origins to modern machine molds, host Alton Brown shares the sweet, sticky science behind homemade marshmallow.

Homemade Marshmallows

11x13 American Slicer

  • 2008-01-08T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

Alton dedicates a show to the tools of the trade, cutlery. In it he discusses the three types of cutting techniques and the blade that best suits each. He also show the similarity between salsa and gazpacho.


11x14 The Wing and I

  • 2008-01-31T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

The Wing's the thing as Alton Brown prepares America's most ubiquitous of bar foods: Buffalo chicken wings.

Orange Glazed Chicken Wings
Buffalo Wings

11x15 Apple of My Pie

  • 2008-02-05T03:00:00Z — 21 mins

An American classic is revisited when host Alton Brown makes everybody's favorite, apple pie.

Super Apple Pie

It may be the bane of children and presidents but broccoli is a nutritional superfood. Join host Alton Brown as he transforms broccoli from limp and bitter to crisp and delicious.

Fresh Broccoli Salad
Pan Steamed Broccoli
Oven Roasted Broccoli

11x17 The Alton Crown Affair

  • 2008-03-18T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Host Alton Brown proves that Crown Roast of Lamb can be a dish to shock and awe without needlessly intimidating any cook who attempts to prepare it.

Crown Roast of Lamb

11x18 Cran Opening

  • 2008-04-01T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Host Alton Brown takes us from the bog to the bar
as he explores the many uses of that all-American
super fruit, the cranberry.

Note: The episode was taped during the Cranberry season (September - October) of 2007. By the time it was edited in 2008, Food Network decided to hold it until the Thanksgiving season in the US even though it was the last episode of Season 11 and Season 12 was already beginning to air. It did, however air in Canada on 5-26-2008.

11x19 Honey, I Shrunk the Cake

  • 2008-04-15T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Join host Alton Brown as he breaks the trend toward an overly sweet and fussy pastry and gets us back to the original chiffon cupcake that will make you feel like a kid again.


Chiffon Cupcakes
Chocolate Chiffon Cupcake

11x20 Going Dutch

  • 2008-05-06T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

The power might be out but that doesn't stop host Alton Brown from breaking out the cast iron and using his hearth and his grill to whip up some very good eats.

Recipes :
Knead Not Sourdough
Dutch Oven Cherry Clafouti
Dutch Oven Hoecakes