Turkey brining, how to carve a turkey: Alton Brown

Turkey brining, how to carve a turkey: Alton Brown

The thought of Thanksgiving dinner coming up and people having to figure out how to carve the bird reminds me of two extremely helpful things: The baseline cutting trick, as demonstrated by Alton Brown in the video above from his Food Network show Good Eats. This...

‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once looked for Anthony Bourdain to...
Alton Brown’s shrimp gumbo recipe: Brown roux in oven

Alton Brown’s shrimp gumbo recipe: Brown roux in oven

Here’s the gumbo recipe from Alton Brown: Shrimp Gumbo. This is yet another example of why I think Good Eats is one of the best shows in the history of television: Not only does Alton Brown give us an entertaining half hour of viewing, but we also get some real...

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