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The Finest Southern Biscuits

Secrets of making traditional southern biscuits from a mother and daughter.
Season , Episode 47

Holiday Helpings

When there are stockings on the mantel and eggnog in your cup, it must be the holiday season. Marc Summers hosts Holiday Helpings, an Unwrapped special, celebrating the best treats from this festive time of the year. Dove Chocolate Discoveries brings a holiday party into your home, and the special guest is chocolate! Do you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? The folks at Bruce's know the surprising distinction. We'll find out why the ugliest pumpkins make the best pie and what gives gingerbread its dark color (hint: it's not the ginger). From sparkling wine to vanilla to Sara Lee Cheesecake, it's our naughty and nice seasonal favorites: Holiday Helpings on Unwrapped.

Friday
Dec 9
7pm | 6c
Season , Episode 42

Game Day Goodies

Whether you're in the stands, tailgating from the parking lot, or cheering from the couch, these are the snacks that sports fans love! We're scoring with big league treats like Frito's Scoops-did you know one small bag contains more than five ears of corn! Hormel uses an 80-foot cooking tower that breaks through the factory roof to make their world-famous chili. And we'll see how Big's Sunflower Seeds sends 25,000 pounds of seeds through the sorter every hour! Hot dogs and buns, cotton candy and peanuts-no matter which team you're rooting for, these Game Day Goodies are winners!

Friday
Jan 27
7pm | 6c
Season , Episode 4

Honey

Get ready for a sweet and sticky treat straight from Mother Nature. Today we're exploring foods made with honey! First up, visit Wisconsin Natural Acres bee farm and learn how the bees' wings help turn the nectar into honey! Then, discover why these skinny little Glory Bee honeysticks taste like strawberry and sour cherry. And find out why Duchess Honey Buns uses dry honey to make their cinnamon rolls. Plus, the secret to adding the all-natural sweetener to this Malt-O-Meal's Honey & Oat Blenders cereal is in the spray! And find out what kind of honey adds just the right flavor to an old-time Annabelle's, "Big Hunk" candy bar.

Tuesday
Jul 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 10

Get Comfy

Go inside the world of comfort foods with Marc Summers with visits to Resers mac & cheese, Fairytale Brownies, Royal Burgers at Red Robin, Clam Chowder at Fisherman's Restaurant, the Idahoan Potato factory & 9 layer lasagna at Claim Jumper.

Thursday
Aug 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 9

Big Chill

Pull on your parka and get ready for some teeth-chattering treats! Today we're exploring our favorite foods from the freezer! First up, you don't have to go to a restaurant to get these famous fast food burgers. See how White Castle makes them for your freezer section! Then, watch how Palermo's Pizza makes 150 frozen pizzas every minute! And check out a special freezer used to make Rita's Italian Ice treat. Plus, see how this petite tortellini pasta gets stuffed, wrapped, and rolled out at the Armanino factory. And the secret to Choctal Ice Cream lies in the jungle! These stories and more frozen favorites on Unwrapped!

Friday
Sep 28
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 8

Fall Favorites

It's harvest time for some tasty fall food. Join host Marc Summers as we take a trip to the Yates Cider Mill and learn why the pressure is on during apple season. Next, see why the spice is so nice at the factory where Vienna Beef makes their chili. Then, we go to Zachary Confections to see how they make the distinctive autumn treat, Candy Corn! Next, we're off to Reser's to see how the factory mashes up piles of potatoes. Then, we see how Sara Lee makes the pumpkin pie we're so thankful for. Finally, Taffy Town shows us how they make their stretchy sweets.

Friday
Dec 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 7

Deep Fried

Join Host Marc Summers as we dip into some fun facts about fried foods. With deep fried candy bars at the Minnesota State Fair, Ian's Chicken Nuggets, French's factory for fried onions in a can, KFC, to investigate the Colonel's secret recipe and donuts at Pike's Peak.

Monday
Feb 4
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 7

Famous Foods

Grab your VIP pass because today we're rolling out the red carpet for some famous foods! First, Ben and Jerry give you the scoop on celebrity ice cream. Then, head to Sonoma Valley where you're sure to recognize the name the Ernest and Julio Gallo winery. Watch Wolfgang Puck dish up his famous pizza for your freezer. Plus, the secret to serving up Tony Roma's baby back ribs. And flash back to a group of fruity superstars, The California Raisins. These and more celebrity food sightings are on this episode of Unwrapped.

Friday
Jun 28
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season , Episode 6

21st Century Chocolate

Today on Unwrapped, we're looking at companies who are putting new twists on a favorite dessert -- chocolate! First up, Malt-o-Meal is bringing dessert to the breakfast nook with their Chocolatey Mini Spooners, and at Max Brenner's chocolate restaurant, you can get the delicacy almost every way imaginable! Then, dip into the Mrs. Field's factory with their new chocolate-covered cookies, and watch how Simply Divine Brownies is using technology to make a personalized treat! Later, the mystery ingredient that makes P2C2 so good, and find out why Gifford's Chocolate Lovers Ice Cream was voted the world's best!

Monday
Feb 3
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 2

Citrus Sensations

Pucker up! Today we're unwrapping some sour citrus! First up, see how Lemonheads spin in giant pans and find out what color lemons really are! Then, indulge in a tart lemon treat at Village Inn, and watch as ReaLemon bottles thousands of gallons of lemon juice. And don't forget about limes! Tostitos is giving their chips an extra zing with a splash of lime juice, and Dreyer's frozen lime bars are a cool snack for a summer day.

Monday
Apr 7
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 9

At The Movies

Grab a bowl of popcorn and check out these film favorites! First, movie goers are no strangers to frozen snacks, but Dibs are a new way to enjoy ice cream at the theater. Then, Goobers and Rainsinettes are cinema classics -- but did you know they're related? And popcorn is a must-have, whether you're cozying up at home or waiting in line at a premier. We'll show you some secrets behind both the home-cooked and theater-popped varieties! Up next, Cookie Dough Bites are a sweet treat from previews to credits, and if you'd rather have a whole meal at the theater, stick around to see the Movie Tavern!

Monday
Apr 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 9

Tailgating Goodies

Host Marc Summers is tailgating for this episode! First, we find out what Texas tailgaters throw on their grill at game time. Then, we're off to see the folks at Sara Lee, who say their buns are extra soft and smooth! Next, Samuel Adams makes a great companion to a tailgate party: beer! Then, we're off to visit with former footballer Mark Schlereth and to taste his Stinkin' Good Green Chili. Next, we find out why Doritos chips have those nice rounded corners. Finally, nobody knows mustard like Plochman's! We go to their factory to get the story.

Monday
May 12
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 2

Bacon

Set your skillet to sizzle because today we're frying up a bacon bonanza! First up, it's a sweet and salty combo - bacon ice cream - compliments of Delaware's "Woodside Farm Creamery". Then, Lowrey's Pork Rinds pop up inside your microwave! And, ham it up in Seattle at Archie McPhee's bacon boutique! Plus, gourmet pork on your doorstep every month of the year with The Bacon of the Month Club! And what about using crispy bacon on your cupcakes? Tee & Cakes Cupcakes in Boulder, Colorado does! And Big Fat Bacon makes a mouth-watering state fair treat - Bacon on a Stick. We're bringing home the bacon with these and more savory stories on Unwrapped.

Monday
Nov 24
11:30am | 10:30c

About the Show

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.

About the Host

Marc Summers

Marc Summers covers the sweeter things in life on Unwrapped and as a host and judge of Ultimate Recipe Showdown.

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