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Good Eats

Season 4 2001

  • 2001-04-12T02:00:00Z on Food Network
  • 23 mins
  • 4 hours, 20 mins (13 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.

13 episodes

4x01 Where There's Smoke, There's Fish

  • Season Premiere

    2001-04-12T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Get the lowdown on wood chips and creating a simple smoker for fish.

4x02 Pressure

  • 2001-04-19T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

The scientific theory behind capturing meaty goodness in liquid form and why the pressure cooker makes great broth.

4x03 Fry Hard II: The Chicken

  • 2001-04-26T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

AB pan-fries a chicken, also showing how to butcher it into perfect pieces.
Buttermilk bathed, golden brown and deliciousmmm, mmm, fry some more, 'cause nobody doesn't love fried chicken.

4x04 Crustacean Nation II: Claws

  • 2001-05-17T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Host Alton Brown demystifies the buying, handling and cooking of the briny bug that put the surf into the surf-n-turf.

4x05 Ham I Am

  • 2001-05-31T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Country and city hams: cured, smoked, raw, brined or fresh, get your juices going for some good old American ham.

4x06 Let Them Eat Foam

  • 2001-06-14T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Chocolate layer and sheet cakes are more American than apple pie, yet few of us ever bake them anymore. We're going to change all that. Shop for cake pans, learn everything you need to know to keep your foam from flopping and produce a heavenly cake.

4x07 A Chuck for Chuck

  • 2001-06-28T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

From ordinary chuck to sublime, melt in your mouth flavor: how to make the perfect pot roast without the pot.

4x08 Pantry Raid IV: Comb Alone

  • 2001-07-12T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

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.

4x09 The Bulb of the Night

  • 2001-07-26T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Meet the Count and discover the miraculous properties of Garlic.

4x10 Mayo Clinic

  • 2001-08-09T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Join Alton Brown as he debunks the many mysteries of mayonnaise.

4x11 Puff the Magic Pastry

  • 2001-08-23T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Don't be afraid, the store stuff can deliver the puff.

4x12 True Brew II: Mr Tea

  • 2001-09-06T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Tea is the second most popular beverage, so let's brew some.

4x13 Chile's Angels

  • 2001-10-04T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton investigates the fruity heat of chilies and that ubiquitous condiment: salsa.