The BEST Episodes of Good Eats: Reloaded

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 21, 2021

Network: Cooking Channel

With each edition of Good Eats: Reloaded, show creator Alton Brown will be renovating, updating — and in some cases, repairing — classic episodes of the long-running series.

A Grind is a Terrible Thing to Waste: The Reload

#1 - A Grind is a Terrible Thing to Waste: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 3, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" this classic episode with a surprising new cheeseburger procedure and the "lost" ground meat dish the food censors nixed back in '99.

star 8.28
50 votes
Fungal Gourmet: The Reload

#2 - Fungal Gourmet: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 8, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this episode from 2000 with new recipes for mushroom stroganoff and pickled mushrooms. Oh, and there's a visit from a certain insect who just so happens to be made of some of the same materials as mushrooms.

star 8.21
19 votes
Raising the Steaks: The Reload

#3 - Raising the Steaks: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 27, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this show on "budget" steaks with new ways of cooking his favorite: top sirloin steak. Then there's a close look at why we "flip" meat and a new angle on the broiler.

star 8.21
24 votes
I Pie: The Reload

#4 - I Pie: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 7, 2019

Alton Brown reloads this episode on lemon meringue pie with a new crust, a new filling and a new meringue. He also bites the heads off of some puppets.

star 8.17
36 votes
Art of Darkness II: The Reload

#5 - Art of Darkness II: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic cocoa powder show with three updated dishes including a new twist on brownies, an introduction to black cardamom and a scientific road race.

star 8.14
36 votes
A Chuck for Chuck: The Reload

#6 - A Chuck for Chuck: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 18, 2020

Alton Brown finally "reloads" the pot roast from 2001. He's learned a lot since then, and it shows, because this is what pot roast is supposed to be. (About darned time.)

star 8.14
22 votes
A Bird in the Pan: The Reload

#7 - A Bird in the Pan: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 14, 2019

Alton Brown reloads this classic roast chicken episode with new flavors, new science and a strange new twist on "broiling."

star 8.13
32 votes
Pressure: The Reload

#8 - Pressure: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2019

Alton Brown reloads this original pressure cooker episode with a brand-new broth and his take on the Vietnamese classic, pho.

star 8.11
44 votes
Flat Is Beautiful II: The Reload

#9 - Flat Is Beautiful II: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 1, 2020

Alton Brown gives the "reload" treatment to a show about flattened meat dishes, including a new chicken piccata and a chicken Kiev that's actually a schnitzel.

star 8.04
25 votes
The Dough Also Rises: The Reload

#10 - The Dough Also Rises: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" a classic biscuit show featuring his grandmother, with an entirely new take on the classic quick bread. Lard and sifting are discussed and ... this time there are bo-nuts!

star 8.02
52 votes
Art of Darkness: The Reload

#11 - Art of Darkness: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 29, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this chocolate-centric show from season one of Good Eats with an all new two-ingredient chocolate mousse and a curious cake cooked in the microwave.

star 8.00
17 votes
Fry Hard II: The Reload

#12 - Fry Hard II: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic fried chicken episode with an all-new deep-fried recipe, an introduction to sumac and a look at the science of crunch.

star 7.98
43 votes
For Whom the Cheese Melts: The Reload

#13 - For Whom the Cheese Melts: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic fondue show with some cheesy science and a completely new recipe, because he really didn't like the first one that much anyway. The Lady of the Refrigerator returns and boy, is she mad!

star 7.96
50 votes
A Cake on Every Plate: The Reload

#14 - A Cake on Every Plate: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 4, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this episode from 2003 and reinvents the cake that so many folks complained about way back when. This time, the cake isn't just good: it's golden.

star 7.95
20 votes
Fry Hard I: The Reload

#15 - Fry Hard I: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic fish-and-chips show with a brand-new recipe for french fries and fish sticks all while being hounded by his sister who ... really isn't. Honest!

star 7.94
53 votes
Choux Shine: The Reload

#16 - Choux Shine: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 15, 2020

Alton Brown finally turns this old show about pate a choux into what it always should have been: an episode about chocolate eclairs. That means a new pastry cream and a chocolate glaze.

star 7.94
17 votes
Steak Your Claim: The Reload

#17 - Steak Your Claim: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" his classic steak show with an entirely new recipe for a reverse-seared ribeye steak. He also reviews thermometer basics, how to cure a cast-iron skillet and why pre-salting meat can be the right thing to do.

star 7.92
78 votes
Oat Cuisine: The Reload

#18 - Oat Cuisine: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 25, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this episode from 2001 with new recipes for his favorite grain, including a no-cook overnight oat pudding and a flavor-charged granola, now with more nutrition!

star 7.90
21 votes
Use Your Noodle: The Reload

#19 - Use Your Noodle: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" this early episode with new science on cold-water pasta cooking and shares his recipe for cacio a pepe.

star 7.85
66 votes
True Grits: The Reload

#20 - True Grits: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 19, 2018

Alton Brown "reloads" an episode that has been bugging him for years. He finally comes to terms with grits and polenta while a certain Southern gentleman returns to teach the corniest bread of all.

star 7.85
46 votes
The Egg Files: The Reload

#21 - The Egg Files: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 13, 2020

Alton Brown reaches way back to "reload" episode 3 of Good Eats! There are brand new recipes for fried, scrambled and boiled eggs, as well as a look at an old pan from a new angle.

star 7.85
26 votes
Take Stock: The Reload

#22 - Take Stock: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 22, 2020

Alton Brown "reloads" this show from 2003, creating a better, more flavorful, faster stock and then turning that into a chicken soup ... all in less than two hours ... the dish, not the show.

star 7.78
23 votes
The Icing Man Cometh: The Reload

#23 - The Icing Man Cometh: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 11, 2020

Alton Brown finally "reloads" this episode from season six with two new buttercreams, including one curious model flavored with buttermilk.

star 7.75
24 votes
The Cookie Clause: The Reload

#24 - The Cookie Clause: The Reload

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2018

Alton Brown reloads this classic holiday episode with the help of a jolly old elf in red who's demanding that his Christmas cookies be gluten-free. The resulting cookies are even better than the originals.

star 7.61
44 votes
True Brew: The Reload

#25 - True Brew: The Reload

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 20, 2020

A lot has happened in the world of coffee since this show dropped in 2000; since then, Alton Brown has brewed (and consumed) a lot of coffee. Here's his new look at roasting, grinding, brewing and the gear you need to do it.

star 7.60
20 votes