All The Things You Didn't Know About Alton Brown
Alton Brown reveals his favorite foods, unexpected hobbies and more.
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All About Alton
How much do you know about Alton Brown when he’s not acting as a commentator, judge or mentor on our favorite food-competition shows? He reveals his hobbies, food-addictions and taste in music.
Something He Thought He'd Never Own: A Little Dog
An Instrument He Plays: Saxophone
A Cooking Hack: Separating and Freezing Egg Yolks Ahead of Time for Future Use
The Item He Always Travels With: Playing Cards
The Thing He Can't Live Without: Books
An Unusual Ice Cream Flavor He Loves: Black Sesame Seed
The Number of James Beard Foundation Awards He's Won: 2
One Food He's Completely Obsessed With: Doughnuts
A Gift He Can Always Appreciate: Socks
Familiar Accessory: He Loves Watches
One Food He Loves to Eat but Can’t Stand Cooking: Artichoke
Cookbook Connoisseur: He Has More Than 2,000 at His Office
Lights, Camera, Action: He’s Trained to Be a Director
How He Spends His Free Time: He Flies Airplanes
He Always Listens to Music While Cooking: “I’m Anywhere From Opera to Led Zeppelin”
Least Favorite Food: Calf’s Liver
Hidden Talent: He Plays the Guitar
Bow-Tie Buff: He Has a Collection of 200 Bow Ties
Unexpected Food Addiction: Canned Sardines
Who He Wanted to Be When He Grew Up: Jacques Cousteau
Spec Collector: He Has a Lot of Glasses
Chosen Mode of Transport: “I Would Ride a Motorcycle Every Day If I Could.”
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