Food Detectives

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  • 2008
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.1  (84)

Food Detectives is a reality program that first aired in 2008. The series follows the host Ted Allen as he attempts to get to the bottom of what makes some of the most popular food items the way they are. This includes such things as making food items that most persons simply do not know how to. Some of the food items include things like liquid smoke, New York pizza at home, and liquid nitrogen treats. The series also looks at some of the most common food myths. Some of the myths they examine are things like the benefits of drinking water, and how good or bad cheese mold really is.

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All You Can Eat
13. All You Can Eat
September 7, 2010
Ted Allen and the Food Detectives investigate the Calorie.
Nightcaps?
12. Nightcaps?
August 31, 2010
Ted Allen finds out if a warm glass of milk before bed really helps sleep.
New York City Pizza
11. New York City Pizza
July 13, 2010
Ted Allen tests if tapping a soda can really prevents it from exploding.
Chewing the Fat
10. Chewing the Fat
September 14, 2010
Ted Allen wants to know what labels like "low fat" and "light" really mean.
Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails
9. Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails
August 17, 2010
Ted Allen makes some really cool cocktails using a tank of liquid nitrogen.
Smells Delicious
8. Smells Delicious
March 17, 2009
Ted Allen conducts a taste test to find out how much taste relies on smell.
Small Plate Club
7. Small Plate Club
March 10, 2009
The Food Detectives investigate if the size of your plate can make you fat.
Moldy Cheese
6. Moldy Cheese
February 24, 2009
Bleu cheese has Ted Allen wondering what makes moldy cheese okay to eat.
Liquid Smoke
5. Liquid Smoke
February 17, 2009
Ted Allen recruits twins to find out if drinking water makes skin better.
The Effects of MSG
4. The Effects of MSG
February 10, 2009
Ted Allen investigates the effects of eating food that contains MSG.
Miracle Berry
3. Miracle Berry
February 3, 2009
Ted Allen investigates the chemistry that makes diet cola and Mentos erupt.
Bad Breath Cures
2. Bad Breath Cures
January 27, 2009
Ted Allen invites an expert to sniff out the best cure for bad breath.
Tastes Like Chicken
1. Tastes Like Chicken
January 20, 2009
Food techs are subjected to a very unusual taste test given by Ted Allen.
Description

Food Detectives is a reality program that first aired in 2008. The series follows the host Ted Allen as he attempts to get to the bottom of what makes some of the most popular food items the way they are. This includes such things as making food items that most persons simply do not know how to. Some of the food items include things like liquid smoke, New York pizza at home, and liquid nitrogen treats. The series also looks at some of the most common food myths. Some of the myths they examine are things like the benefits of drinking water, and how good or bad cheese mold really is.

Food Detectives is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on July 26, 2008.

Where to Watch Food Detectives

Food Detectives is available for streaming on the Cooking Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Food Detectives on demand at Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    July 26, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (84)