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.
What do you do when your live crab runs away from home? If you're Alton Brown you turn to frozen legs and other packaged products. A cop out? Nope, good eats.
Steamed Alaskan King Crab Claws
Crab Cakes or Fritters
Marinated Crab Salad
Host Alton Brown thinks he's cracked the code to true 'cue: brined pork, a flower pot, a trashcan, hardwood smoke and a lot of patience.
Recipes : Pulled Pork
Alternative name: Zen and the Art of Omelet Maintenance
Host Alton Brown gets Zen with the simply delicious yet simply misunderstood king of egg applications.
Omelet for a Crowd
America's favorite breakfast bread moved out of the home kitchen long ago. With the help of some sound science and an incarcerated brother, host Alton Brown plans to change all that.
Some folks may think of home made stocks as culinary anachronisms, but host Alton Brown thinks they're the best edible investment in town. Follow him as he buys the perfect stock pot and brews up some chickeney goodness spiced up with a tasty jolt of science and major dose of practical advice.
Chicken Noodle Soup
Host Alton Brown thinks that sausage should be our national dish. Never made your own? Once you know how easy it is, you will. Take a look at grinders, the perfect hunk of pork and the longest piece of protein in the world.
Host Alton Brown returns to the scene of episode #1 to re-think the great American steak.
Living fast often means getting your food from a bag. Host Alton Brown doesn't see anything wrong with that as long as the bag comes out of your oven or microwave. Pouch cookery may have ancient origins but it may just be the key to your future food.
Ramen Shrimp Pouch
Red Snapper en Papillote
Salmon Fillet en Papillote with Julienne Vegetable
Stone Fruit Pouches
Wheat berries, bulgur, and couscous aren't your usual wheaty fare but then you don't see a lot of food shows featuring amnesia or kidnapping either.
Wheat Berry Tapanade
Mushroom Wheat Berry Pilaf
Basic Cooked Wheat Berries
Cherry Couscous Pudding
Despite the fact that Americans spend billions a year on manufactured treats, truth is, great candy starts in the home. Join host Alton Brown as he explains the trick to treats like taffy, brittles, and jellies.
Long typecast as a character actor on the culinary stage, this longsuffering root is finally ready for a star role, and it's not in Silence of the Yams.
Sweet Potato Waffles
Sweet Potato Pie
Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Santa Claus is coming to town, and unless Alton Brown can bake up the perfect holiday cookie he's going to find himself on the wrong end of the big guy's list. Join AB for an evening of cookie baking basics, frosting food science, and maybe a little reindeer wrangling.
Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
Where ""Spice Trade"" took on the seeds, bark, berries and fruits we grind onto our foods, this show focuses on the wide range of greenery that can add depth and dimension that make Good Eats better. Plus, learn how to set up your own container herb garden.
Tarragon Chive Vinegar
A primer for buying, storing, mixing and matching, cooking and eating spices. Find the best tools for grinding them, learn what they are, where they come from and how they shaped the modern world.
Broiled Salmon with AB's Spice Pomade
Curry Powder Blend
Dried Pear and Fig Compote
Just in time for the big game, a show all about food best consumed in a lazy-boy: real, honest to goodness corn dogs and basket burgers (those little single bite burgers that are so darned good).
Mini Man Burgers
It turns out the secret to producing the archetypal American candy doesn't lie in the power of chocolate but in the power of crystals. Host Alton Brown helps you to grow your own.
Peanut Butter Fudge
Whether they're the main ingredient or a supporting player, nuts have needs?special needs if we're going to get the most out of them. Learn better ways to store, cook and cook with a variety of nuts, which turn out to be as good for you as they taste.
Pistachio Mixed Herb Pesto
Pistachio Fruit Balls
Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi
Macadamia Nut Crust
Alton Brown goes undercover for an in depth look at lemon meringue pie.
Lemon Meringue Pie
Some of the world's greatest dishes...Bruschetta, French Toast, Welsh Rabbit to better croutons to your basic breakfast shingle, toast is an example of good eats that could usually be a whole lot better.
There's a lot more under that peel than most folks think. Learn more about the many varieties available in the US and how they like to be handled. Take a side trip through plantains, learn how to make an amazingly fast banana bread and classic Bananas Foster... with fire and everything.
Banana Ice Cream