Of all the edibles on Earth, only milk exists solely to be food or so says Alton Brown. Join him as he dips into the liquid miracle that is milk in search of its secrets, history, and whether or not it s safe to drink straight from the source.
The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Alton Brown recreates the traditional soft pretzel in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory.
If great stew, like great music, is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge?
Is it possible to make great cake with coconut from a can? Should you even try? Host Alton Brown wants to know and he's willing to crack open as many nuts as it takes to make a slice of paradise on a plate.
Whether filling in for your French teacher or your favorite spice, substitutes can be every bit as successful as the original. Join host Alton Brown and a handful of substitute chefs as they take on a few good recipes with one ingredient tied behind their backs.
Scales, tails and eyes oh my! Who's afraid of whole fish? Not Alton Brown. Confront your fishy phobias head on with the fearless host as he roasts, planks and fries up a few good (whole) fish.
Dried fruit may not be glamorous, but what it lacks in fashion it more than makes up for in flavor and versatility.
Join host Alton Brown as he reveals the secret to turning this summer's superstar, the blueberry, into a year-round treat.
Join our intrepid host, Alton Brown, as he reinvents the classic green bean casserole just in time to save the holidays.
Join host Alton Brown as he helps a humble cucumber fulfill its culinary destiny of becoming a pickle.
Join host Alton Brown as he explores what it takes to stay sharp in the kitchen and demystifies the relationship
between the cook and his cutlery.
A little ghostly inspiration is all Alton Brown needs to turn a handful of peanuts into some seriously good eats.
From their swampy origins to modern machine molds, host Alton Brown shares the sweet, sticky science behind homemade marshmallow.
Host Alton Brown takes us from the bog to the bar as he explores the many uses of that all-American super fruit, the cranberry.
An American classic is revisited when host Alton Brown makes everybody's favorite, apple pie.
It may be the bane of children and presidents but broccoli is a nutritional superfood. Join host Alton Brown as he transforms broccoli from limp and bitter to crisp and delicious.
Join host Alton Brown as he breaks the trend toward an overly sweet and fussy pastry and gets us back to the original chiffon cupcake that will make you feel like a kid again.
Host Alton Brown proves that Crown Roast of Lamb can be a dish to shock and awe without needlessly intimidating any cook who attempts to prepare it.
The Wing's the thing as Alton Brown prepares America's most ubiquitous of bar foods: Buffalo chicken wings.
The power might be out but that doesn't stop host Alton Brown from breaking out the cast iron and using his hearth and his grill to whip up some very good eats.