Good Eats, Best of Snacks

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  • 2006
  • 1 Season

Good Eats is a cooking show that is both informative and entertaining, with a focus on educating viewers on the science behind cooking techniques, ingredients, and recipes. The show is hosted by chef and food expert Alton Brown, who brings a fun and quirky energy to each episode.

One of the most popular episodes of Good Eats is the Best of Snacks, which focuses on easy and delicious snacks that are perfect for any occasion. The episode is packed with helpful tips and tricks, as well as creative recipe ideas that will inspire viewers to get into the kitchen and start cooking.

Throughout the episode, Alton Brown takes viewers on a journey through the world of snacks, exploring everything from classic favorites like popcorn and chips, to more unusual and exotic options like Korean fried chicken and sardine toasts. Along the way, he shares his expert knowledge on each ingredient and technique, breaking down the science of what makes each snack so delicious.

One of the highlights of the episode is Alton Brown's recipe for homemade potato chips. Using a mandoline slicer and a deep-fryer, he demonstrates how easy it is to make perfectly crispy and flavorful potato chips at home, without any preservatives or artificial additives. He also shares his tips for achieving the perfect level of saltiness, which is a crucial component of any good potato chip.

Another standout recipe from the episode is Alton Brown's recipe for Korean fried chicken. This flavorful and crunchy snack is a popular street food in Korea, and Alton Brown's version is both easy to make and incredibly tasty. He starts by marinating the chicken in a mixture of soy sauce, garlic, and ginger, which infuses the meat with bold and savory flavors. He then coats the chicken in a mixture of flour, cornstarch, and baking powder, which creates a light and crispy crust when fried.

Throughout the episode, Alton Brown also shares his tips for making perfect popcorn, from choosing the right type of kernels to popping them in a way that ensures maximum flavor and texture. He also shows how to make sardine toasts, a unique and flavorful snack that combines canned sardines with cream cheese, lemon juice, and herbs.

Overall, Good Eats: Best of Snacks is a must-watch for anyone who loves snacking and wants to learn more about the science behind their favorite foods. Alton Brown's energy and expertise make each recipe easy to follow and fun to make, and the end result is a delicious and satisfying array of snacks that are perfect for any occasion.

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  • Premiere Date
    October 11, 2006