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I Idolize Alton Brown

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    He Got My Interested In Cooking

    I had no culinary skills at all. I watched a few episodes of good eats and started experimenting.The way he presents everything is accessible to anyone,yet after watching him you are an expert on whatever the episode's subject was.It doesn't matter if you never cooked or...
    BondoTeamRed BondoTeamRed 18-21 2 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    A Scientific Yet Intuitive Approach to Culinary Creativity

    On Good Eats, Alton Brown has deconstructed all manner of classic and/or common foods, putting them back together in his superpractical way, much to the benefit of all of us.  He approaches each project from his own unique perspective, all...
    Jurgen Jurgen 36-40 2 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    My Dream Job

    What can I say.  I'm a science geek, and I love to cook.  Of course I like watching Alton Brown.  I almost always learn something watching his show.   :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 5 Responses May 12, 2008

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    Awesome Alton

    good eats is the best show on the food network! not only does it offer great food info and delicious recipes, but it's so entertaining. alton brown is the greatest! he knows his stuff inside and out, and his way of conveying the message is unique, clever, and just plain fun. and...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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    Alton Brown Is Amazing, He ...

    Alton Brown is amazing, he actually uses science to teach cooking, which I think is really very cool.  He makes me want to cook because he has explained why I need to take the time to make it right.  I love that.
    wbblynch wbblynch 31-35 2 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    Teach Me, O Great Food-nerd....

    Even though his recipes are too heavy on the salt sometimes (BACK OFF, fellow fans) AND they don't always seem to have been thoroughly tested....I still hang on Alton's every word as he cooks....if he'd been my science teacher back when, I might actually have LEARNED something...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    Best Pancake Recipe Ever...

    He is awesome and I love the science he puts into it.  He knows his stuff and I love the show. And I love to use his recipe for pancakes, no boxed mixes for me again.    
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    I Blame Dh

     LOL  I do!  It was he that originally turned me onto Good Eats.  Admittedly, it took awhile for AB to grow on me, but I love him!  Not only is he entertaining to watch, but his recipes are great!  Mmmmmm... He has a more down to earth approach to...
    asIAM asIAM 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Yo

    Alton is the bomb, yo. I love when he comes over to my house and shows me how to cook w/ all his charts and sock puppets. I wonder what we will make next?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    This Man Made Me Believe In Homemade Again

    I've watched him make things from pasta to marshmellows all from scratch and it looks so easy and so much better then the store bought kind. I love how he explains why foods cook or create what they do with science diaoramas and skits, including funny characters and pitching in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    Food Guru...

    He understands the basic chemistry underlying food science, and knows the basics. From there, one can create anything!...He's also skilled at conveying this information, making it interesting and easy... He IS the Food Network Star!!!
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    It is a messed up society, the one I am living in. It is one where people with new bright ideas are fought like crazy and are considered to be Satan or something. It is because we...
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    I wish my eyes were all green, but they are just hazel. Brown and green.
    Kayla429 Kayla429 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    just found a **** ton of brown widow spiders in my backyard. where my kid plays.
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I've lived my life in rejection, rejection of my preference of clothing, rejection of my looks, rejection of me as a person, I have a lot of good friends that are girls, I always...
    ForeverMe88 ForeverMe88 16-17, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I don't think he is a loser but I don't like that guy. He doesn't deserve to be popular anymore. He beat on a women. He didn't even serve 2 years in jail like a normal guy who had...
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    Great singer one of my favorite
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Warm, inviting, rich, deep. Beautiful. 
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    “What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life.”― Walt Whitman
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm so sorry for the length of this post, but i really hope you read this! I'm new to this site, and was hoping to maybe meet some people that are similar to me. I'm 22 years old...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm the third of six children; I have one sister who is older than me (by three years) and two who are younger (one by two years, one by 12), and they all ended up with the good...
    arachnoalae arachnoalae 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have blue eyes, but ever since I can remember I've always wanted brown. Brown is honestly so beautiful, and so many people will brown eyes hate them. It's sad
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm white and grew up around black people and idolized hip hop my whole life. At the age of 29 I think I'm a racist now.
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    Bit of a different experience for you all today. Since I’ve never written a story about my Native outfits while I’ve been out in the winds before I thought why not share one...
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    1.)I'm 16 currently 2.)I love rats 3.)My favourite colours are blue and grey 4.)I hate my grandmother 5.)I am interested in Psychology 6.)And Mythology 7.)And Religion 8.)I love...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    i just recently notice this when i look in the mirror with sun facing me, and someone asked me are you wearing contact lens, and im like no its my natural eye color, and shes like...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 16-17, F Jul 23

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    After my father left when I was two, I was raised by the women on my mother's side of the family, namely my mother, grandmother, and aunt. I could say all kinds of things about my...
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    A long time ago, my best friend was trying to get an eyelash out of my eye, but she apparently had a sparkle on her finger, and it got on my actual eye, and it was stuck to it, so...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    My Skin is so beautiful sun kissed. I look like a beautiful bronze brown queen. I wish I could look like this year round.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 22

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    I have brown eyes, and to some they're kinda boring I guess, but I actually really love my eyes. when they're in the sun, they're a honey color, and they have weird little...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I just wanted to put this out there because there's an overwhelming amount of misconception within these sort of topics. No, this has nothing to do with the Hollywood show...
    hongkongfuiz1234 hongkongfuiz1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Because everyone like to talk about themselves right? No one reads these lol. But I'm doing it anyway. Living on the edge! Okay here goes nothing. 1. I give a **** about you...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 19

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    In life, we have different styles of adoring someone.Yeah! I admit I easily get attracted with those intelligent people especially when they are so humble.It's inspire me to study...
    davinesarah davinesarah 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Asian.. Mexican.. Latino.. Native... Indian... Desi.. Ebony All girls are beautiful, its just the above girls are more beautiful.
    justaguy62 justaguy62 61-65, M Jul 17

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    I do, I have reddish brown hair. So it's a little red. Can't wait for it to grow longer. Soon I'll have curly reddish brown hair. Lol
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am looking for a girl or guy as a mate. I am Bisexual and don't judge me. I want someone who is honest, loyal, trust-worthy, having things in common, protection, feeling wanted...
    kagezuki10 kagezuki10 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Hi my name is Paula, im not really going to go into detail about my life, all i can say is i struggle with the way my face looks. Most of the time people reject me on how my face...
    summergirl001 summergirl001 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    This is my first time posting anywhere about my experiences in actual life, so bare with me if I don't exactly spell it out. I met this girl a few years ago that I believe I loved...
    TotalMadness1 TotalMadness1 16-17, M Jul 15

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    I prefer to have my hair brown like this I was tired of having it blond,red, and orange, oh yea and once pink by accident lol and even tho my hair doesn't seem so curly in this...
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F Jul 15

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