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Video: Alton Brown Chews The Fat With Ed Levine, Part III

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Without further ado, we bring you the final Ed Levine-hosted segment of Chewing the Fat, starring our good friend Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America). Today, Ed and Alton discuss the most recent season of Food Network Star and how Alton selects the most promising cheftestants. More

Video: Alton Brown Chews The Fat With Ed Levine, Part II

Jessica Leibowitz 1 comment

Welcome to Part II of Chewing the Fat with Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America), in which SE Overlord Ed Levine playfully cross-examines the TV food science whiz. Today's topics include live-tweeting, the transition of traditional books into Book-Like Things, and the world wide internet, according to Prince. More

Video: Alton Brown Chews the Fat with Ed Levine, Part I

Jessica Leibowitz 4 comments

Due to popular demand, we're introducing a few more Chewing the Fat videos. In today's episode, SE Overlord and Founder Ed Levine takes the hotseat across from Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America) as they discuss the merits of a Chinatown breakfast, the perils of being a food personality superstar, and more. More

Video: Alton Brown's 5 Essential Pieces of Kitchen Equipment

Jessica Leibowitz 26 comments

Now that it's a new year, we're on our way to becoming our best, healthiest, most organized selves. For those looking to simplify their kitchens, we gladly present: Alton Brown's five essential pieces of kitchen equipment. In our latest episode of the Chewing the Fat video series, TV personality and food science whiz Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America) elaborates on quite the interesting hit-list, including a few "essentials" many might not include. More

Video: Alton Brown on Writing an Omelette Recipe

Jessica Leibowitz 11 comments

Could you make a souffle after following a recipe for an omelette? Alton Brown sure hopes so: he doesn't just want to take you to Omeletteville, he wants to take you to a place where you can survey the recipe landscape around you. That's how you know it's a great recipe. More

Video: Alton Brown on the Future of Recipe Writing

Jessica Leibowitz 13 comments

What will happen to recipes as technology advances over the coming years? Will they evolve from one uniform set of rules to a more Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style of recipes? The future, according to Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America), sounds like an exciting place. Listen to him chat with us about it in this video. More

Video: Alton Brown on Why His Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe Is Perfect

Jessica Leibowitz 9 comments

There's a reason why Alton Brown's brined roast turkey recipe from Good Eats is the number one recipe on the Food Network's website. In this video, he sits down at our office and talks turkey and the methodology behind his recipe. More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Paris Hilton

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Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain are a couple of champion fat chewers who know and like and respect each other a great deal, so we thought why not bring them together for the next set of Chewing the Fat episodes. Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain discuss what they like to order then they eat out at restaurants and the tastiest cuts of meat. What does this have to do with Paris Hilton? Watch the video to find out. The new season of Tony's show No Reservations airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on the Travel Channel. Mario's show, Spain...On the Road Again, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Bittman, continues on PBS.... More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain's Final Bites

The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain might not agree on much, but they do agree on their ideal final bites. Watch this week's episode of Chewing the Fat to find out more. More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Music

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Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain discuss music in restaurants (a topic we've discussed with Batali before), and their own music abilities (or lack thereof). Batali's air guitar is not to be missed. More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Essential Ingredients

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Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain are a couple of champion fat chewers who know and like and respect each other a great deal, so we thought why not bring them together for the next set of Chewing the Fat episodes. Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain discuss their four essential ingredients. What are yours? The new season of Tony's show No Reservations airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on the Travel Channel. Mario's show, Spain...On the Road Again, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Bittman, continues on PBS.... More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on the Poop Chute

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Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain are a couple of champion fat chewers who know and like and respect each other a great deal, so we thought why not bring them together for the next set of Chewing the Fat episodes. Bourdain talks about some of the job hazards of shooting No Reservations, like eating "the last foot of poop chute of a wart hog," served medium-rare and "seven-foot long guinea worms." The new season of Tony's show No Reservations airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on the Travel Channel. Mario's show, Spain...On the Road Again, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Bittman, continues on PBS.... More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Sex

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Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain are a couple of champion fat chewers who know and like and respect each other a great deal, so we thought why not bring them together for the next set of Chewing the Fat episodes. Food and Sex: Church and State? Batali and Bourdain discuss. What say you, serious eaters? [Possibly NSFW conversation after the jump]. The new season of Tony's show No Reservations airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on the Travel Channel. Mario's show, Spain...On the Road Again, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Bittman, continues on PBS.... More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Baby Food

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Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain are a couple of champion fat chewers who know and like and respect each other a great deal, so we thought why not bring them together for the next set of Chewing the Fat episodes. So what kind of delicious eats does a dad like Tony Bourdain raise his baby daughter on? Find out in this week's webisode. We'll give you a hint: wild boar is on the menu, horse meat is not. The new season of Tony's show No Reservations airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on the Travel Channel. Mario's show, Spain...On the Road Again, co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Bittman, continues on PBS.... More

Chewing the Fat: Batali and Bourdain on Fatherhood

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Over a glass of wine and some tasty nibbles Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain discuss everything from the pleasures of fatherhood to what they would eat for their last supper. They truly enjoy each other's company, and their conversation turns out to be revealing, intimate, and surprisingly moving. More

Chewing the Fat: Alton Brown on Luxembourg Noodles

Ed Levine 13 comments

When I made a list of interesting people I wanted to interview on camera for a series called Chewing the Fat, Alton Brown was at the top of the list. I have always found Alton to be interesting, provocative, smart, and funny, so we were thrilled when Alton agreed to do it. Who did we get to shoot, direct, and edit the Alton videos? None other than Hamburger America director and author George Motz. I'd never even heard of Luxembourg noodles until Alton Brown shared this story with us, but I sure do love the idea of noodles, crackers, and butter. The Feasting on Asphalt DVDs are available at Foodnetwork.com and the book is available at Amazon.com.... More

Chewing the Fat: Alton Brown on Eating with Strangers

Ed Levine 4 comments

When I made a list of interesting people I wanted to interview on camera for a series called Chewing the Fat, Alton Brown was at the top of the list. I have always found Alton to be interesting, provocative, smart, and funny, so we were thrilled when Alton agreed to do it. Who did we get to shoot, direct, and edit the Alton videos? None other than Hamburger America director and author George Motz. This webisode finds Alton musing about what's it like when he's on the road shooting, talking, and eating with strangers. As he says, food connects all of us. Much food for thought, Alton. The Feasting on Asphalt DVDs are available at Foodnetwork.com and the book is... More

Chewing the Fat: Alton Brown on Pie

Ed Levine 4 comments

With the holiday season upon us we thought it would be righteous to have Alton weighing in on one of our all time Serious Eats favorite subjects, pie. Needless to say, he shares our reverence for a great piece of pie and the piemakers that make them. More

Chewing the Fat: Alton Brown on Hospitality

Ed Levine 11 comments

On this week's Chewing the Fat, Alton Brown talks about what he discovered about the whole notion of hospitality when he hit the road in Feasting on Asphalt. More

Chewing the Fat: Alton Brown on Fried Chicken

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On this week's Chewing the Fat webisode, our man Alton Brown goes deep into the world of fried chicken. Southern fried chicken to be exact. More

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