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Season 12 2006 - 2005

  • 2006-05-09T02:00:00+01:00 on Food Network
  • 30 mins
  • 6 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Ever wondered where the tiny marshmallows in your breakfast cereal came from? Have we got a show for you! Each week, Unwrapped uncovers behind-the-scenes details on classic American food, from peanut butter and chocolate syrup to French fries and bubblegum. Join host Marc Summers as he explores the test kitchens and the secrets behind lunch box treats, soda pop, movie candy, and more. Unwrapped--the show for everyone who's ever worn a pair of wax lips. Specials run times are 60 minutes.

13 episodes

12x01 Cooking With Kids

  • Season Premiere

    2006-05-09T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Join host Marc Summers as he gets cooking with kids. Meet the world?s youngest chef, visit with two pint sized chocolate entrepreneurs and head to the Crisco Team Pie Bakeoff. Then, check out an artist using food as art and see how little tikes put technology to work in the kid kitchens. Plus, discover a kid-friendly restaurant called Peanut Butter & Ellie?s.

12x02 Extreme

  • 2005-10-18T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

See what Sour Patch Kids are modeled after, head to Hardee?s for their Monster Burger and pucker up for a pickle-eating contest. Check out the longest gum wrapper chain and discover the secrets behind Harmony?s Extreme Trail mix

12x03 Country

  • 2005-11-08T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Check out Cracker Barrel, visit an old-fashioned store and see how Country Crock whips up margarine spreads. Discover how black-eyed peas boil up and head to the White Fence Farm. Finally, find out the secrets of Deep Fried Pickles.

12x04 In the Bun

  • 2005-10-04T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Head to a factory pumping out Manwich mix, ?buzz? over to watch Honey Buns get whipped up, and find out how entire meals fit in the palm of your hand. Next, check out the history of the Original Hot Dog Shop and see how to build a Big Mac.

12x05 Mixed Up

  • 2006-01-10T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Meet a doctor who tricks your tastebuds, see how Cold Stone carves up your dessert and check out a restaurant adding fries and slaw inside your sandwich. Then, find out what a Philly Swirl is and go behind the scenes at KitchenAid. Plus, check out bracelets made from coupons!

12x06 The Big Dipper

  • 2005-10-11T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Discover how Milky Ways are whipped up, find out how Philippe's French Dip is developed and visit Vesta Dipping Grill where every bite tastes unique! Then, learn the secrets of mixing up The Greek Gods Hummus and get the scoop on scooping properly at Baskin Robins School. Plus see how a six layer dip is created for the masses.

12x07 Rainy Day

  • 2006-01-17T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

It?s raining, it?s pouring, and host Marc Summers is eating?. foods perfect for a Rainy Day. Nothing warms your tummy like Chili and check out how Calphalon forms stockpots to cook it up. Head to Tank Town and watch a rain wrangler make bottled water and get the inside scoop on making a perfect Pot Roast. Then, swing over to the Rainforest Caf? for an entertaining meal, plus see what?s so tasty about Chef Hilly?s hot chocolate.

12x08 Five Alarm Foods

  • 2006-01-31T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Meet some "fire-breathing dragons" at a Hot Sauce of the month Club, swing over to Brennan's to watch Bananas Foster flame up and check out how Lava Cakes ooze out. Get the scoop on Cold Stone's Red Hot Ice Cream and grill up your own steak at a unique eatery.

12x09 Cheap Eats

  • 2005-10-25T02:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Unravel the mysteries of Ramen Noodles, head to Taco Bell to sample the value meal menu and visit a store where you can still buy penny candy. Next, check out how Aldi?s keeps grocery prices low and learn how to play The Grocery Game. Plus, meet a Mac & Cheese collector.

12x10 Brunch

  • 2005-12-27T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Check out how Lenders makes bagels for the masses, head to Hershey?s for their Chocolate Brunch and meet a man critiquing Eggs Benedict. Next, fly down to New Orleans for a jazz brunch and learn the secrets of All-Clad Omelets Pans. Finally, discover the history of the Bloody Mary.

12x11 Sugar and Spice

  • 2005-11-01T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

In this episode of Unwrapped, we examine Sugar and Spice and everything nice. Head to McCormick?s to see Cinnamon Sugar mix up, get a taste of cookies with a kick and check out how CinnaPretzels get spun together. Then, discover a retro bakery in the middle of the Big Apple and watch sugar get spun into pieces of art. Finally, find out the secrets of Chai tea.

12x12 Turkey Day

  • 2005-11-15T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Discover how Tom Turkey is chosen for a Presidential pardon, watch how faux turkey turns into Tofurky and head over to Heinz as gravy grinds up for bottling. Then, check out how Calphalon roasting pans get made and see how flavor developers get Thanksgiving dinner in a soda

12x13 Christmas Cookies

  • 2005-12-06T02:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

First, head to Wilton School to watch cookies bake up, see how to make an edible Snow globe and check out how Color-A-Cookie kits make decorating fun for the kids. Meet a cookie jar collector and visit a Gingerbread Construction Company