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The Alton Browncast

A weekly podcast featuring Ted Allen
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Alton cooks biscuits and gravy for the one and only William Shatner on this week’s Alton Browncast. Hear the story behind the dish, why both men love flying, and finish the hour with a glass of bubbly.
Alton and Andrew Zimmern talk about their love of storytelling, the need to give back, and the road from addiction to recovery. Then the tables turn and Andrew interviews Alton over on the Go Fork Yourself podcast!
Have you emailed, tweeted, or Facebook-ed Alton a question? Listen in and see if he answers yours.
Team Hot Dog or Team Hamburger? Alton Brown talks with Jack Hurley, the proprietor of a 1960s-esque hot dog stand in South Carolina called Jack’s Cosmic Dogs. They debate the science of fries and why vegetarian menu items are key.
Atlanta artist HENSE is known for abstract exterior mural installations, but got his start with graffiti. He talks with Alton about finding inspiration, success, how he knows when a project is finished, and the work he did for Alton’s test kitc
Alton visits with Sother Teague, Beverage Director at Amor y Amargo, on today’s podcast. While they taste their way through bitter tinctures and potables, Sother explains why all the drinks he makes are brown, bitter, and stirred.
Samantha Brown (no relation) joins Alton Brown this week to talk travel. Find out why Samantha always talks to the nighttime security man, what words you must know in any language, and why she caught the travel bug in Latin America - not Europe
Alton Brown aka Encyclo-smokia Brown and John Hodgman remember their epic barbecue journey, talk facial hair, and hear what happened when John’s Twitterfeed was hacked by a tiny human in his house.
Actor and martial artist, Mark Dacascos joins Alton on the podcast to talk about his early desire to become a Buddhist monk, his love for Shakespeare, and improvising the character of Iron Chef America’s Chairman. Find out what he says when ask
This week Alton interviews Michael Ruhlman about freeing people from recipes, the future of cookbooks, and what sets the great chefs apart. They try to predict the future of food and get excited about eggs.
Ever wonder whose job it is to build a kitchen in the middle of a beach, design the sabotages on Cutththroat Kitchen, or wash the dishes when the cameras stop rolling? For many of Food Network’s shows, it is Katie Allen, culinary producer. She
Alton Brown talks to Brooks Reitz of Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. about his company’s namesake (the man, the myth, the legend), the inspiration for interesting elixers, and the reemergence of cocktail culture. Alton shares his technique for the perfe
  Alton Brown asks Kevin Brauch how he got the Drinking Robot nickname, hears a vintage speech about McDonald’s hamburgers, and defends his fruitcake. All this, and why Kevin slapped Alton and shouted down the hall of the Food Network stud
Rock stars, tattoos, the history of modern art and the impact of those oh so famous soup cans – that’s where the conversation goes when Robert Sparks, Senior Consultant for the Martin Lawrence Galleries, USA joins Alton for this week’s podcast.
Alton talks to The Boss… well, the boss of The Edible Inevitable Tour, Gretchen Pfarrer. This tour veteran shares stories from 17 years on the road, and explains why she thinks tours like this one are the wave of the future.
Alton interviews Mike Martin, the production manager for The Edible Inevitable Tour. Mike takes us through a typical day, talks about the difference between TV and theater, and why it is “all about the out.”
This week on The Alton Browncast, Alton and Donatella Arpaia talk about what it was like growing up in an Italian immigrant family and how celebrity guest judges and her legal training help her judge Iron Chef America. Then the tables turn when
Listen as Alton and Todd Bailey, Art Director extraordinaire, reminisce about the evolution of sets and props on Good Eats. Hear about when they got a standing ovation at the grocery store, solve the mystery of who “Thing” was, find out why the
Alton is in Nashville visiting Scott Witherow of Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co. Scott describes the path he’s taken from high-end restaurants to making chocolate in his home kitchen to developing a line of chocolate charcuterie.
Philip Preston of PolyScience fame joins Alton for this week’s podcast to talk temperature control and innovative culinary technology.
Alton Brown and Simon Majumdar sit down for a talk that ranges from reading the New Testament in Greek to a lifesaving dal recipe, a goal to go everywhere and eat everything, and adventures in frogging. Along the way Simon lists places he think
After watching each other on TV for years, Alton Brown and Valerie Bertinelli meet for the fist time. Valerie talks about how characters she’s played have affected her, shares thoughts on food and body image, and gets advice on how to judge Iro
This week, Alton Brown interviews his trainer, Roger Scott, and nutritionist Carolyn O’Neil (aka The Lady of the Refrigerator). 
Alton Brown hosts Lucky Yates (aka Archer’s Dr. Krieger aka The Dungeon Master) on his podcast this week. They reminisce about Good Eats, debate the clones vs. robots, and talk tattoos, broken bones and puppets. Then, in honor of Lucky’s award-
Santa Claus has stopped by The Alton Browncast to help Alton answer some of your holiday questions. Find out what they do with instant potato flakes, whether you should cream butter for an hour, and what Alton’s two favorite Christmas memories
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