Friday, February 6, 2009

Alton Brown Segment on the Morning Show with Mike and Juliet

To my surprise, while I was feeding my 9 month old breakfast and frying pork chops at the same time, I heard mention of Alton Brown on the TV in the background!  This is the second time I've seen Alton this past week and I really don't watch all that much TV lately.  The first time was Saturday night while watching the Suze Orman show.  There was a Heifer International commercial starring Alton.  He's been affiliated with that charity for years, but this was the first time i had seen a commercial.  The second time was today on the Morning Show with Mike and Juliet.

The feature was on Valentine's Day recipes, but of course Alton managed to create a fun and educational scene!  He discussed, with the usual props and humor, how the tongue tastes salt and sweet, then moved over to the food for a demonstration.  His piece on salt was a good expansion on his mention of it during this week's orange sherbet feature.  He also pulled out a blowtorch and scorched the tops of some chocolate covered cookies.

Here's a link to the Alton Brown segment on the M&J show  (takes a little bit to load)

Another link to some additional Alton recipes on the M&J site.  Lemon drops, chocolate Russian, salted carmel apple rings, and Kosher salt frosted peanut brittle.

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