Alton Brown is kind of a renaissance man. He's a pilot and a bee keeper who went from cameraman and cinematographer to the host of one of Food Network's most popular shows, Good Eats. Brown has gone on to host other top Food Network shows, and has never stopped entertaining people with his unique approach that injects science and dry humor into every recipe. Brown is a creative cook and one of his many talents is turning household items--like a ruler or a box knife--into extremely handy kitchen utensils.
No where is this more evident than in his new cookbook, Alton Brown: EveryDayCook. There Brown dedicates a two-page spread to re-purposed items he can't live without in the kitchen. It's a fascinating and remarkably practical list. His cookbook is organized according to time of day and these are the recipes for what Brown likes to eat and drink at various times. Brown has an interesting approach to books, too. Two of his three favorite reads of 2016 are books he's read before but rereads whenever he hears their particular call.
Alton Brown's Favorite Reads of 2016
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