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Season 13, Episode 6

Feeling Punchy

Despite its long and noble history, punch rarely receives the respect it deserves so host Alton Brown begins a quest to return the drink to its rightful culinary position.

Jul 17
8pm | 7c
Season 10, Episode 5

Water Works I

Join Alton Brown as he heads upstream in search of the world's most important ingredient: water. Where does it come from, how is it made safe to drink and how does it get from the source to our kitchen sinks?

Oct 2
8pm | 7c
Season 10, Episode 9

Squid Pro Quo II

In many restaurants, calamari has replaced onion rings as the deep-fried hors d’oeuvre du jour. So why is it that so many cooks fail when it comes to cooking calamari? Is it too many breadcrumbs or not enough batter? AB ships out aboard a squid research vessel in search of answers to this question and a few good appetizers.

Oct 3
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 8

Turn On The Dark

Join host Alton Brown for an hour long special revealing the secret power of dark chocolate.

Feb 11
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 18

Tender is the Loin 1

Beef tenderloin is one of the most luxurious cuts of critter known to man, expensive too. Alton investigates where this costly cut comes from, how to buy it and what to do to get your money's worth out of it.

Apr 18
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 6

Yes We Have No Banana Pudding

Whether you like them cool and cream topped or warm with a crown of meringue, odds are if you're a banana pudding fan it's been a long time since you smiled. That's all about to change.

May 2
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 8

Flat is Beautiful: Going Crackers

Although some people believe that crackers only come from boxes, host Alton Brown proves that the humble cracker is vastly improved by a homemade approach.

Jun 15
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 12

Ginger: Rise of the Rhizome

When a fairy tale figure seeks host Alton Brown s help in spicing up his personality, it leads to the exploration of that zesty rhizome ginger.

Jun 22
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 14, Episode 13

Egg Files VII: Meringue

Join host Alton Brown as he delves into three classic meringue-based desserts, including Baked Alaska.

Jun 27
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 4

Cobbled Together

After years of applying, AB is finally getting a shot to join the prestigious Institute for the Preservation of Culinary Heritage and Authenticity. All he has to do to get in is prepare a dessert for a special dinner

Jan 21
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 17

Fowl Territory

Join AB as he shares his favorite weeknight meal, Cornish game hen, with an eye on food safety. From the grocery store to the leftovers, AB shows us how to shop, prep, cook and even grill while providing guidelines and tools for proper food handling and clean up. The reward? A couple of tasty versions of AB’s Cornish game hen that are definitely safe eats.

Feb 19
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 14

Pantry Raid XIII, Destination Chickpea

International travel is a risky, uncomfortable, and expensive business these days but if you have dry chickpeas in your pantry, exotic destinations are easily reached from the comfort of your kitchen. Join host Alton Brown as he journeys to the near east with hummus and falafel.

May 24
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 1

Porterhouse Rules

Learn everything you need to know about this legendary cut-o-cow to produce steak house standard results for a hundred bucks under steak house prices.

Jun 16
11am | 10c

About the Show

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.

About the Host

Alton Brown

Alton Brown, host of Good Eats, appears regularly on Food Network Star, Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen.

Most Popular Recipes

All Good Eats Recipes

Steamed Couscous


Shepherd's Pie

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Sugar Cookies

Creme Brulee

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

The Baked Potato


Chocapocalypse Cookie

Cocoa Brownies

Sushi Rice

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Buffalo Wings

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese


"Instant" Pancake Mix

Dill Pickles

Lentil Soup

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Southern Biscuits

Homemade Marshmallows

Basic Popover

Swedish Meatballs

Corned Beef

Scrambled Eggs Unscrambled

Chicken Stock