'Good Eats The Early Years' on Serious Eats

Cook the Book: Mashers

A few week's back we shared Mark Peel's recipe for Mashed Potatoes, Finally Revealed, a cream and butter-laden preparation that is the key to the smoothest restaurant caliber mashed potatoes. It turned out to be one of the the most... More

Cook the Book: 'Good Eats: The Early Years'

As far as television food personalities go, Alton Brown is the perfect combination of wacky mad scientist, comedian, and food nerd extraordinaire. Way back in 1998, Brown aired the first episode of Good Eats on a Chicago PBS station. In Brown's own words, Good Eats set out to be a combination of Julia Child's kitchen chops, Mr. Wizard-style accessible science, and Monty Python's unique brand of silliness. Knowing a good thing when they saw one, Food Network picked up the show a year later Good Eats is now well into its thirteenth season. With more than 200 episodes of the show under his belt, Brown has recently released Good Eats: The Early Years, a massive tome that includes all of... More

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