Alton Brown

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Ron Jeremy Donned His Best Pair of Crocs for Fort Lauderdale Bottle-Signing

    Thirty minutes into Ron Jeremy's Ron De Jeremy Spiced Rum bottle-signing, a modest but eager line of about ten had formed in Crown Wine & Spirits, at the corner of Sunrise and 15th Ave in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2012

    Holiday Cookie Decorating Contests at Prosecco Cafe and Saquella Cafe: Open to Kids of All Ages

    Got a kid who's a total Picasso in the pantry? A real Kahlo in the kitchen? Or simply a child who has enough self control to resist chowing down on a cookie that's placed in front of them? This weekend, your budding pastry chef can show off their talents in a cookie decorating contest, complete with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2011

    Alton Brown and Biker Santa Make Sugar Cookies (Video)

    Food NetworkAlton Brown schools Santa in cookie making​In this weird (but informative) video, Alton Brown teaches Santa how to make sugar cookies.  But it's not just any Santa -- it's biker Santa, clad in a bandana instead of a red fur hat.Watch Alton show Santa (and us) an easy sugar cookie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Alton Brown: How to Carve a Turkey in Three Minutes (Video)

    ​You've finally cooked the perfect turkey. It looks brown, juicy, and delicious. Now what? Are you really going to butcher the beast with a butter knife?  Before you tear apart that poor bird, watch Alton Brown's video on how to deconstruct your holiday turkey. Yes, deconstruct. In this three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Ruth Bourdain's Answer To Alton Brown: Mein Fanf

    Ruth BourdainRuth Bourdain sets her own rules for dealing with celebrity chefs.​Ruth Bourdain, that crazy morph between Ruth Reichl and Anthony Bourdain, is at it again. In response to Alton Brown's Fanifesto, Ruth Bourdain has issued his/her own guidelines for fans on her Comfort Me With Offal bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Alton Brown Writes a Fanifesto: His Guidelines For Fans

    Food NetworkAlton Brown will not sing Happy Birthday on tape - is he tone deaf?​Alton Brown of Good Eats and various other Food Network shows, has written a Fanifesto on his blog, and it's a sometimes comical look into what happens when average citizens turn into celebrities (which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    The Five Least Laborious Foods To Make For a Labor Day Party (Videos)

    Rachael Ray MagazineThrow a labor day party without the labor with these simple recipes.​Yesterday, Clean Plate Charlie shared five easy recipes for tasty libations without the labor. We realized that at some point, you're going to need food to go with those drinks. Lucky for us, celebrity chefs h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Must-See TV: Six Food Shows We'd Like to Watch in 2011

    ​Anyone who's watched food TV since its inception has seen a steady evolution of the medium, from a staid Mario Batali cooking for three friends to Gordon Ramsay going batshit in Kitchen Nightmares to the snarky food soap opera that's Top Chef to Adam Richman snarfing down burritos as thick and lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    South Park Riffs on Food Network with "Creme Fraiche"

    South Park's rendition of Food Network star Guy Fieri. ​I used to never miss an episode of the Comedy Central show South Park. It's skewering of pop-culture fads and personalities is unmatched, even if it often devolves into shock-value programming in the process. But last night's episode, titled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Low-Labor Ideas for Labor Day Weekend

    ​Labor Day weekend is here, signaling the end of one heck of a brutal summer. It's also a chance for one last summer party -- including sipping beers on the patio, grilling hot dogs or burgers, and listening to groovy tunes (might I suggest some reggae for this occasion?). But the holiday is calle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Three Things to Do With an Avocado

    Besides the blatantly obvious, avocados are good for more than just guacamole. It's also more than just a topping to a sandwich to deem it a "California" meal. Good for anything, from snack time to dessert, here are three (almost surprising) ways to utilize one delicious fruit. Note: Personal prefer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    One Slice is Never Enough: More Bacon to Feed Your Jones

    ​The Meatist's post this morning on which supermarket bacon is the best made me excited all over again for my favorite new holiday: Bacon Day. That's right, September 5 this year will be to bacon what Labor Day is to really cheap beer and barbecue, a day to revel in the wonders of cured pork belly ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 4, 2004