The WORST episodes of Good Eats
Every episode of Good Eats ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Good Eats!
Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funniest form.
#1 - American Classics I: Spinach Salad
Season 10 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/18/2007
Alton begins a new series focusing on the basic but often neglected simple fare of America. First up is the spinach salad. Popeye's favorite vegetable needs only a few additions to become a top-notch salad. Also, salad spinners to make your head spin. Recipes in this episode: - Wilted spinach salad with bacon dressing - Cold spinach salad with bacon and egg dressingWatch Now:Apple TV
#2 - Beet It
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/5/2003
Long feared by baby boomers accustomed to being accosted by noxious red wedges, beets are good eats, or so says host Alton Brown who suggests one approach the ruby roots with an open mind and a good pair of gloves. Recipes: Beet Green Gratin Glazed Baby Beets Pickled BeetsWatch Now:Apple TV
#10 - Date Tripper
Season 15 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/22/2019
Alton Brown tells everything you need to know to get dates into your culinary life, including three recipes for the 1960s classic “Devils on Horseback” and a very “scrummy” Sticky Toffee Pudding.
#12 - Peachy Keen
Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/20/2006
Good Southern boy Alton takes on the South's favorite fruit, featuring its history, varieties and how to preserve the famously perishable flesh. Recipes in this episode: - Grilled Peach Melba - Individual Peach Upside-Down Cake
#16 - A Bird In The Pie Is Worth Two In The Bush
Season 14 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/21/2011
Chicken Pot Pie is a medieval classic that's fallen into disrepair recently, due in large part to our willingness to let factories do the baking for us. Join host Alton Brown as he looks at three different ways to fix this sad state.Watch Now:Apple TV
#17 - Dip Madness
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/16/2002
Dips may have driven Alton Brown a little bonkers but that won't keep him from delivering the goods on guacamole, California dip and the unjustly dissed chicken liver mousse. Recipes: Chicken Liver Mousse Guacamole Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Onion Dip from ScratchWatch Now:Apple TV
#18 - The Dough Also Rises
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/1999
Searching for the perfect southern-style biscuit, Alton Brown investigates flour and leaveners and turns to his Grandmother for a pointer or two...not to mention a few pointed comments. Recipes: Scones Shortcake Southern BiscuitsWatch Now:Apple TV
#23 - Holiday Spirit(s)
Season 15 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/2019
If your family is anything like Alton Brown's, it's easy to understand how one might overdo it at the holidays. The trick is to stick with these low-alcohol beverages. The flavors will knock you out, but the proof won't.
#25 - The Turkey Strikes Back...Again
Season 15 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/17/2019
Alton Brown shares three turkey recipes to make year-round.