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Alton Brown Might Just Be Letting the Biden/Trump Election Get to Him

Alton Brown Might Just Be Letting the Biden/Trump Election Get to Him

The "professor" of Food Network and Cooking Channel.. the host/co-host of Good Eats, Cutthroat Kitchen, Quarantine Quitchen, and others.. the man who single-handily had the most influence in how I approach cooking for Thanksgiving? Well, it seems like the U.S Presidential election between Joe Biden/Kamala Harris and Trump/Pence has finally taken its toll on him-[...]

Sohla Out: How Bon Appetit Shakeups Changed Cooking Shows Forever

Sohla Out: How Bon Appetit Shakeups Changed Cooking Shows Forever

When Binging With Babish's new episode premiered, it included two items of seismic importance. First, host Andrew Rea appeared with chef and writer Sohla El-Waylly from Bon Appetit. Second, both chefs mutually decided to remove their masks. Without context, these seem less momentous. But in many ways, they are the harbingers of major changes. First, […]

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 Final Four Proves Intimate Affair

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 "Final Four" Proves Intimate Affair

This week, Food Network's Worst Cooks in America had the final four compete for a chance to make it into the finale. With their final main dish challenge, some set themselves on fire while others cruised through the competition. Alex Guarnaschelli continues to try to nurture the Blue Team while Anne Burrell gives out lashes. […]

Worst Cooks in America S20 Brought Back Our Bob Barker Feels: Review

Worst Cooks in America S20 Brought Back Our Bob Barker Feels: Review

This week's episode of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America made me nostalgic for Bob Barker, The Price is Right, and his very long, thin mic. Alex Guarnaschelli and Anne Burrell dressed up in shiny game show gear and had the recruits enjoy a fun game of "The Bite is Right." High-quality food was paired […]

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Browns Chocolaty Decadence

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Brown's Chocolaty Decadence

What a perfect way to end the season of Good Eats: Reloaded on the Cooking Channel Alton Brown revisits his Willy Wonka inspired 1999 episode on all things chocolate Apparently Brown dreamed of being Willy Wonka when he was a kid, guess this is as close as he was ever going to get to it I’ll[...]

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 Review: Way Too Much of a Good Thing

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 Review: Way Too Much of a Good Thing

This week on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Anne Burrell were stunned by sushi and bento boxes and not in a good way. With Sushi being my all-time favorite food, I was both pleased with learning how to roll and horrified at what a shrimp tempura roll should not look […]

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 Premiere a Brain-Blowing Surprise

Worst Cooks in America Season 20 Premiere a Brain-Blowing Surprise

I was pleasantly surprised at the premiere of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America. When I heard that Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli was to co-host with Anne Burrell, I was quite unhappy. I've followed her work for years and while I think she's an exceptional chef and deserves all of her acclaims, she is not […]

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Brown Our Culinary Dexter

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Brown, Our Culinary Dexter

With this week's episode of Cooking Channel's Good Eats: Reloaded, Alton Brown revisits a previous episode to educate us on why stocks are the foundation of all cuisines I just assumed its something you purchase on the shelves of a supermarket or make chicken soup out of I was not completely off, and Brown does[...]

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Browns Bland Choux Show

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Alton Brown's Bland Choux Show

With this week's episode of Cooking Channel's Good Eats: Reloaded, Alton Brown revisits episode 70 and talks about something called "choux paste." I never heard of the term and assumed it was something bland and unappealing, but I was only partially correct It is what you do with it that’s exciting: make cream puffs and[...]

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Finale: Alls Well That Ends Wells

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Finale: All's Well That Ends Wells

On the finale of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, Johnny Bananas goes head-to-head against Wells Adams in a three-dish Main Challenge. Before they step into an official kitchen and show off all they have learned from their trainers, Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence have one more Skill Drill challenge in store for them and […]

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Exposes Our Pickling Fetish

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Exposes Our Pickling Fetish

With this week's episode of Good Eats: Reloaded on Cooking Channel, Alton Brown revisits a 2004 episode on all things fungal, educating us on how to grow shiitake mushrooms in our own homes I think I’ll stick to store-bought for now I love mushrooms in any form, grilled, sautéed, baked, and of course pickled[...]

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Sweet Showdown Soured Our Predictions

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Sweet Showdown Soured Our Predictions

This week on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America (the final "Main Dish Challenge" with only four recruits left), our competitors must battle against each other in "Russian Roulette" with only the best two making it to the finale. This is the point in the season where I get super excited about whether my predictions […]

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Review: Remote-Controlled Perviness

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Review: Remote-Controlled Perviness

This week on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, Remote-Control Chef had me screaming with comedic anecdotes and horror. The celebrity recruits take on the role of puppet master and deconstruct what appears to be a crime scene, perform an autopsy while controlling judges Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence; add a little "Rated R" action […]

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Pounding Our Meat with Pride

Good Eats: Reloaded Season 2 Review: Pounding Our Meat with Pride

With this week's episode of Good Eats: Reloaded on Cooking Channel, Alton Brown revisits a 2004 episode and guides us on how to pound it out though plastic wrap and water To think: my meat tenderize can be used for cooking instead of nailing things around my house I do agree the flat edge definitely[...]

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Makes Gluten-Free Hearts Happy

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Makes Gluten-Free Hearts Happy

Yuk.[caption id="attachment_1213071" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alton Brown looks at grains and oats on Good Eats: Reloaded, courtesy of Cooking Channel.[/caption]Once in the lab, Brown spots in a bear suit Is it wrong to be attracted to a bear? Brown demos a rolled oats and quinoa recipe and yes I went ahead and tried to make it[...]

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Episode 3 Finds Our Teams Floundering

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Episode 3 Finds Our Teams Floundering

In this week's episode of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition, our celebrity recruits get their hands dirty literally by learning how to slice and dice a fish or rather "finessing the butchering". Most just went "serial killer" on the poor fish. Getting their snorkeling gear on, some embraced the fish tank and […]

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Review: Meals Best Put Out to Pasture

Worst Cooks in America Season 19 Review: Meals Best Put Out to Pasture

This week the celebrity recruits' pallets get tested in a very unique way when judges Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence teach them that riding is hard on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition. How does that tie into cooking you ask? The cooks in training must bounce around with a blow-up horse between […]

Good Eats: Reloaded A Cake on Every Plate: Slice of Alton Brown Genius

Good Eats: Reloaded A Cake on Every Plate: Slice of Alton Brown Genius

A famous cake, a mysterious death, and a list of ingredients: welcome to this week’s episode of Cooking Channel's Good Eats: Reloaded In the edited version of episode 83 ("A Cake on Every Plate"), Alton Brown deciphers the mystery of what actually goes inside the delightful and “easy to make” yellow golden cake Now if[...]

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Raises The Stakes On Steaks

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Raises The Stakes On Steaks

In this week's episode of Cooking Channel's Good Eats: Reloaded, Alton Brown is back to recap a 2003 episode all about "The Chow of the Rich & Famous." He educates us on how we the average folk can cook up a sirloin on a budget In typical Brown fashion, the tutorial includes a 14-step journey[...]

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown Coffee Prove Unbeatable Combo

Good Eats: Reloaded Review: Alton Brown, Coffee Prove Unbeatable Combo

This week, Alton Brown is back with another episode of Cooking Channel's Good Eats: Reloaded to recap on his first truly caffeinated episode Coffee, Coffee, and more Coffee Ok he definitely has my vote, and I’m only 5 minutes into the episode I must disclose for full transparency I’m two episodes into the season and[...]