Al travels to New Orleans and meets a short order cook who's long on talent. Al also introduces us to an all male cooking club. Al learns about Key Limes and meets another gourmet man whose hot chocolate is a "Hot Hot Hot" Beverage with spice.
Al learns how to make the perfect Cubano Sandwich in Maimi. Al also introduces us to a woman who has created a unique truffle. We meet a food artist in NY, and finally a Vermont woman who makes the most unusual things with chocolate.
Al introduces us to a former Chef who helps feed the homeless. In New Orleans we meet a family who saved their farm from disappearing! And for another, rice pudding is his route to satisfaction. And then finally, its Boston Hotel's Chocolate Buffet.
Al mees one of the most famous cheese mongers in a New England. In Seattle, Al meets 2 women who provide a way for working moms to make a month of meals all at once. In NY, Al dines blindfolded. And finally, there's the cake man in New Orleans.
Meet a short-order cook at New Orleans' Magnolia Grill, meet 2 Vermont families who have 2 very different stories--a crouton company and maple. Last, discover the secrets of the hot sauce that makes Saratoga sit up and go wow!
Al visits a young man who found true happiness in good gelato and meet a couple who still make seltzers with a British Bottling Machine. Al introduces us to a group that has special dinners in a real Igloo! Finally we visit a hockey rink snack stand!
Al goes on patrol with the only US Pizza Policeman. We meet a young Boston self-taught potato chip expert. We meet a family that makes the Best lil' cracklins in Mississippi. And in Chicago two brothers do strange and wonderful things to popcorn.
Al learns how to create elaborate chocolate molds at a company in CA. In Philadelphia, Al meets a young couple whose small chocolate company benefits the community. And finally, a classic artist turns his chocolates into elaborate and unusual pieces!
Al learns how to make bread from the oldest family-owned bakery on Staten Island. A Rhode Island family brings their customers fresh milk and their grocery lists as well. Catch up with Chicago siblings who take their love of muffins to a new place.
Meet the man who can tell with a whiff whether fish can be sold. Meet the folks who work at the last Limburger cheese factory in America. Then there is the Beagle Brigade who sniff out contraband foods in airports.
Meet a flavor tester who tries out different combos to make your food the yummiest. Check out Latka's Doggie Treats. Meet an LA realtor who preps meals for his open houses, and meet a Brooklyn man who makes one of the last genuine Key Lime Pies in the US.
There's always something new to learn when it comes to food. The Chicago Bulls have a full time chef. In NYC Al meets a man who moved from a law firm to a brew house. Al gets a sweet lesson at the NY Museum of Natural History learning everything chocolate.
If you've got a sweet tooth, Al's got your sugar fix! Meet a mom and daughter team who bake cakes, a pair of retirees who've made a second career from ice cream, and a baker for whom success is baking a great brownie, and a cupcake nation.
Al rolls up his pants and goes in search of perfect clams. In Maine, A husband and wife team raise beautiful flowers, then cook them! On Cape Cod, we meet the man who patrols, protects and farms the sea shore!
Food from the source to the Plate. Journey to the "veggie University" in Ohio. Meet a man who farms the stinking rose - garlic. Al meets a man who's creating a buzz with bees on NYC rooftops. In Ohio pick-your-own berries!
In NY Al learns how to make intricately sweet and luscious marshmallow and cookie desserts. Al meets a former TV Producer finds her dream in chocolate, and takes a walking tour of some of NYs most savory secrets. Al also learns about exotic hot dogs.
In this episode we mix and match our stories. They include a dentist with a food dream. Al visits a wild herb man who makes a living teaching, foraging and cooking herbs form local parks. He also tries his hand at blending the flavors that go into a lot of different ice creams and we'll spend time with a woman who will make you a personalized fortune cookie.
We'll meet some people who are directly connected to the food they grow and cook. Al's going to be making his own mozzarella in CT. In Maine, Al learns all about unusual salads, and there's a real estate developer in NJ who really does live off the land.
Taste of some holiday goodies. Sit down with a woman who handmakes wreaths from candy or cookies. If you’d like to revisit the tradition of fruitcakes, we’ll take you to a monastery where the monks bake them up—and will even offer up a prayer or two as well. For another tradition, visit a family-run deli in Chicago where the potato pancakes grab folks from far and wide for these Hanukkah delights. Last, Al’s going to make some very special Christmas cookies—Santa Roker, anyone?
Al Introduces us to the englishman who became a texas BBQ legend in New York, to the former Governor who became a pastry chef. We'll sit down to a gourmet meal in the unlikeliest of places and Al will learn how to make and sell some unique hot dogs.
Al visits a coffee cake bakery in Boston that adds berries and other fruits to its crumbly gold. There's a woman in Philadelphia who spends her days making elaborate bouquets. Last, pay a visit to a Wisconsin shoppe that dresses up its candy apples.
This ones all about Americas favorite meal on-the-go: sandwiches! Well start with a café in New York where we learn all about the newest thing in sandwiches: panini. Were also heading to Illinois for a new twist on a favorite dessert: instead of an ice cream sandwich, how about a cookie dough sandwich? Als going to Philadelphia to learn how to make its signature dish, the cheesesteak, from the Prince of Cheesesteaks. Well wrap it up in Ohio, where a tiny tavern makes bologna sandwiches that draw folks in from all over the country.
Al's learning how to make chocolate critters with the queen of the chocolate kingdom. Then he's off to a New York bake shoppe for a sandwich, to South Caroline for a bag of fresh boiled peanuts, and last to Chicago for fresh baked pretzels.
Al's going to learn how to make the perfect omelet from the king of omelets himself. We're going to St. Paul to meet a woman who makes delicious cheesecake. Swing on down to Texas for a former banker who now makes hot sauce. Last, Al's spending the day with a guy whose life is sticky and sweet.
We're going globetrotting in search of the white truffle. Al's joining a couple who make traditional soul food desserts. Meet a man who loves horseradish. Last, Al's visiting an art gallery.
Al's going to be serving up some Jamaican food with a chef who uses the hottest peppers on everything. In New Jersey they're making some hard candy with a firecracker kick, and in Delaware see the world's largest collection of hot sauces.