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Good Eats

Season 5 2001 - 2002

  • 2001-10-25T02:00:00Z on Food Network
  • 23 mins
  • 4 hours, 23 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

5x01 Deep Space Slime

  • Season Premiere

    2001-10-25T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton is working as a consultant on a low budget sci-fi movie. His job: make spooky, gooey gelatin molds. Since gelatin is one of the most powerful tools on the pantry planet, Alton's happy to comply, but he insists on making it taste real good.


Panna Cotta Brain with Cranberry Glaze
Spooky Edible Eyes
Sparkling Gingered Face
Cinnamon Cherry Heart

5x02 Oat Cuisine

  • 2001-11-08T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Following a heart attack and near death experience, Alton takes Gods advice and gets seriously into oatmeal. Examine crock pots, make honest granola, learn about fiber & nutrition and make the universal baked dessert topping.


Overnight Oatmeal
Steel Cut Oatmeal

5x03 Crepe Expectations

  • 2001-11-29T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Crepes are a great wrap with a bad rap. Truth is, crepes are incredibly simple, versatile, and good eats. All you need is science, a good pan, and a limber wrist. Alton performs crepe technique for a live audience.

Recipes :
Crepe Quiche Lorraine
Crepes Suzette
Mushroom Crepe Cake

5x04 Celebrity Roast

  • 2001-12-06T03:00:00Z — 23 mins

As the holidays approach Alton Brown ponders the perfect roast beast, meets with a butcher, comes to terms with aging, learns about ovens & radiant heat, discovers new ways to have fun with flower pots, and produces the ultimate carnivores delight.

Dry-Aged Standing Rib Roast with Sage Jus

5x05 Scrap Iron Chef

  • 2002-01-10T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton Brown finds himself participating in a rather odd TV game show. The arena: a junkyard. The opponent: Chef Midwest. The ingredient: pork belly.


Bacon Vinaigrette with Grilled Radicchio
Scrap Iron Chef's Bacon
Honey Mustard Cure
Molasses Black Pepper Cure
Red Pepper Brine
Soy Honey Brine

5x06 Berry From Another Planet

  • 2002-01-17T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

The aliens among us are eggplants and they are delicious?really. Learn to shop for and store different varieties of eggplant, evaluate bread crumbs, and celebrate the vegetable peeler.


Baba Ghannouj
Eggplant Pasta
Eggplant Steaks

5x07 The Trouble with Cheesecake

  • 2002-01-24T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton helps discover the secrets of cream cheese and its alter-ego marscapone. Conquer crumb crusts, buy into some pans, and produce both savory and sweet cheesecakes without a crack in site.


Savory Cheesecake
Sour Cream Cheesecake

5x08 Squid Pro Quo

  • 2002-01-31T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton finds himself catering a tailgate party for a group of folks out to catch a glimpse of a mythical sea monster.To commemorate the event, Alton prepares a menu featuring his favorite tailgateable sea monster: squid.


Squid Vicious

5x09 Art of Darkness II: Cocoa

  • 2002-02-14T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton gets the dirt on Dutch processing and the dead Dutch guy who invented it, choose a few powders then apply them to hot chocolate, brownies, sorbet and homemade chocolate syrup.


Cocoa Brownies
Hot Cocoa
Cocoa Syrup

5x10 Squash Court

  • 2002-03-07T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Hard or "winter" squashes confuse and confound for no other reason than there are so darned many of them. Learn how to shop, store, and cook a plethora of gourdy recipes, find out what's really up with beta carotene and why you need to buy a stick blender.


Butternut Dumplings with Brown Butter and Sage
Pumpkin Bread
Squash Soup

5x11 For Whom the Cheese Melts II

  • 2002-04-04T03:00:00Z — 20 mins

Learn what you can do to return Macaroni & Cheese to a table near you. Evaluate bakeware, noodle noodles, look into evaporated milk and of course?cheddar cheese.


Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese
Next Day Mac and Cheese "Toast"

5x12 Send in the Clams

  • 2002-04-11T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

No bivalve is more American than the clam nor is any other shell-dweller more versatile in the kitchen. Learn the ins and outs of clam identification, decide which ones to use where, buy a clam opening device and make a wicked chowder.

Radonsky for the New Millenium
Clams on the Half Shell with Fresh Mayonnaise
Clam Chowder

5x13 This Spud's for You Too

  • 2002-04-21T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

Alton, ever the Spud Stud, cooks up homey Potato Soup, creamy Potato Salad and a spectacular Swiss Rosti.


Leftover Baked Potato Soup
Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad
Potato Roesti