The Best Thing I Ever Made

The Best Thing I Ever Made Episodes

Season 3

Episode 301: Fry This! (original air date: 10/07/2012)
The kitchens of Alex Guarnaschelli, Anne Burrell, Graham Elliot, and Sunny Anderson are sizzlin’ as they cook up their best ever fried dishes! From a classic crispy Eggplant Parmigiana to a buttery crunchy Lobster Corn Dog -- these are just a couple of the delicious dishes you’re gonna wanna FRY!
Episode 302: Pure Perfection (original air date: 10/14/2012)
Meticulous masterminds like Ted Allen, Geoffrey Zakarian, Sam Choy and Ron Ben-Israel share the recipes they’ve been perfecting for years. Discover the secrets to creating flawless Spaghetti and Meatballs, Caesar Salad, Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls and Asian Lollypop Lamb Chops. There are many dishes that are good, even great…but these are PURE PERFECTION.
Episode 303: Rise and Shine (original air date: 10/21/2012)
Start the day right with Baked Eggs Flamenco, Southern Biscuits, a Fried Scrapple Sandwich or Pain Perdu. Join Alton Brown, Anne Burrell, Marc Murphy and Graham Elliot for breakfast and find out why these dishes are The Best Thing They Ever Made!
Episode 304: Hauntingly Good (original air date: 10/28/2012)
Forget about the tricks because it’s all about the treats this Halloween! Food Network chefs Sunny Anderson, Jacques Torres, Susan Feniger and Eric Greenspan scare up their favorite dishes that will make this holiday HAUNTINGLY GOOD! Whether it’s a ghostly scene made entirely out of chocolate, caramel corn with a curry twist, pancakes made with candy or Moon Pies fit for a King!
Episode 305: Tasty Travels (original air date: 11/04/2012)
No need for planes, trains or automobiles! Take a taste-filled journey with Andrew Zimmern, Sunny Anderson, Marc Murphy and Roger Mooking as they cook up their favorite travel-inspired dishes including succulent Chinese Chicken Wings, Boeuf Bourginon that will have you saying ooh la la, Samosas with a Mediterranean flare and a Jagerschnitzel so authentically delicious you’ll think you’re in Germany!
Episode 306: East As Pie (original air date: 11/11/2012)
No one can resist a fresh pie coming out of the oven! Chefs Alton Brown, Anne Burrell, Scott Conant and Sam Choy reveal their BEST EVER sweet and savory pie creations. Discover the ultimate Shepherd’s Pie, a surprising and scrumptious Grape Caramel Pie, an ancient Turkish Borek recipe and a luscious take on the classic cream pie. Flaky, tasty, comforting and…EASY AS PIE!
Episode 307: Side By Side (original air date: 11/18/2012)
Creamy, buttery gourmet potatoes, irresistible corn cakes, toasty Chestnut Stuffing and crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts. With side dishes like these, who needs a turkey? Feast at the holiday table with Ted Allen, Michael and Bryan Voltaggio, Aaron Sanchez and Paula Deen’s sons - Jamie and Bobby, and find out why these BEST EVER side dishes are sure to become a tradition in your home!
Episode 308: Rockin' Roasts (original air date: 11/25/2012)
If a delicious, juicy, slow roasted rib roast makes you want to get up and dance, then take a spin with a veal shanks, roasted duck and even a roasted whole fish! Jazz up your roasting routine with new spins on classic recipes and innovative flavor combinations from chefs Ted Allen, Andrew Zimmern, Scott Conant and the Deen Brothers. You won’t believe how simple it is to roast the night away with these ROCKIN ROASTS!
Episode 309: Stocking Stuffers (original air date: 12/02/2012)
Tis the season to indulge! Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Aarti Sequeira and chocolatier Jacques Torres unwrap their best ever homemade holiday treats. Maraschino Cherries, Coconut Toffee, Linzer Heart Sandwich Cookies and Chocolate Covered Cereal are easy to make…and make unforgettable gifts!
Episode 310: Piece of Cake (original air date: 12/09/2012)
Let them eat cake! Bundt Cake, Strawberry Shortcake, Carrot Cake, and Angel Food Cake! With just one piece you’ll discover why Food Network Chefs Alton Brown, Alex Guarnaschelli, Scott Conant and Ron Ben-Israel say these cakes are simply The Best Thing I Ever Made!
Episode 311: Crowd Pleasers (original air date: 12/16/2012)
Gotta tough crowd to please? Your friends won’t be able to resist crispy, delicious fried chicken, zesty tropical shrimp, grilled summer salad or mouthwatering pancake lasagna. Find out why Geoffrey Zakarian, Roger Mooking, Eric Greenspan and the Voltaggio brothers say these best ever dishes will make everyone happy!
Episode 312: Meat Lovers (original air date: 1/27/2013)
Whether you’re a steak, ribs, lamb or down home meatloaf fan – there’s something for everyone in this meat packed show. Your mouth will water when expert chefs Alton Brown, Aaron Sanchez, Susan Feniger and G. Garvin carve up The Best Thing I Ever Made...MEAT LOVERS!
Episode 313: Meat Lovers (original air date: 2/10/2013)
Alex Guarnaschelli, Geoffrey Zakarian, G. Garvin and Aarti Sequeira create the most decadent chocolate dishes that are sure to satisfy anyone’s craving! Discover how to make the fluffiest Chocolate Souffl?, the richest Chocolate Brownie, the most divine Chocolate Hazelnut Pots De Cr?me and a Chocolate Cake so moist you’ll forever remain a CHOCOHOLIC!

Season 2

Episode 201: Party Food (original air date: 4/08/2012)
Alton Brown, Anne Burrell, Jeff Mauro and Alex Guarnaschelli get the party started with their favorite festive recipes! From delicious Deviled Eggs with a truffle twist, to bite-sized Scallion and Ginger Pancakes. These dishes and more are sure to have your guests raving about the best PARTY FOOD ever!
Episode 202: Chicken Dinners (original air date: 4/15/2012)
Food Network chefs including Alton Brown and Sunny Anderson put the winner winner into CHICKEN DINNER! Whether it's a classic roast chicken or a unique spin on Chicken Pot Pie, these dishes will have your family shouting for more!
Episode 203: That's Italian (original air date: 4/22/2012)
The flavors are delizioso in the kitchens of Guy Fieri, Rocco DiSpirito, Alex Guarnaschelli and Scott Conant. Find out why Cioppino, Mama's Meatballs, Cannoli, and Spinach & Ricotta Gnudi are the dishes they say are The Best Thing I Ever Made ... THAT'S ITALIAN!
Episode 204: One-Pot Wonder (original air date: 4/29/2012)
What do Winter Vegetable Soup, Black Pepper Clams, Pot Roast, and Snapper with Braised Fennel have in common? They are the best ever ONE-POT recipes from Alton Brown, Anne Burrell, Melissa d'Arabian and Susan Feniger. These dishes are simple, easy and delicious. And the best part? There's only one dish to clean up!
Episode 205: Sweet Endings (original air date: 5/20/2012)
Discover what delectable desserts Sunny Anderson, Elizabeth Falkner, Beau MacMillan, Susan Fenniger and Mary Sue Milliken are whipping up in their kitchens! From a Double Chocolate Bread Pudding to Dulce de Leche Churro Tots, these sweet treats and more are the perfect ending to any meal ... and the beginning of a new favorite recipe!
Episode 206: Bring the Heat (original air date: 5/06/2012)
Get ready for four-alarm flavor as Jeff Mauro, Alex Guarnaschelli, Melissa d'Arabian and Beau MacMillan reveal their best recipes that "bring the heat!" From an ooey gooey Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese to crispy Spicy Shrimp Tempura and Spicy Leg of Lamb!
Episode 207: Family Dinners (original air date: 5/13/2012)
Ring the bell and find out what delicious dishes Michael Chiarello, Marcella Valladolid, Mary Sue Milliken and Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian are serving their family for dinner! Whether it's a simple-to-make yet spectacular Table of Polenta or melt-in-the-mouth Tomatillo Glazed Ribs, these dishes and more are so yummy your kids may never leave the table!
Episode 208: Garlic Power (original air date: 5/27/2012)
Guy Fieri, Anne Burrell, Sunny Anderson, and John Besh bring on the power of garlic in these "best ever" meals. They're cookin' up Shrimp in Garlic Chorizo Sauce, Garlic Onion Tortilla Cake, Garlic Chicken with Israeli Cous Cous and a Garlic Stuffed Pork Shoulder. You're sure to agree these dishes are perfect for any occasion ... except maybe a first date!
Episode 209: Updated Classics (original air date: 6/17/2012)
What's old is new again! Alton Brown, Robert Irvine, Rocco DiSpirito and Aarti Sequeira transform traditional dishes into innovative favorites. Find out how Strognaoff, Lasagna, Fried Chicken, and Bangers and Mash get a makeover and become UPDATED CLASSICS.
Episode 210: Grilled (original air date: 6/03/2012)
There's smoke in the air -- but no need to sound the alarm! It's just some of your favorite Food Network chefs lighting the charcoal for the Best Thing They Ever Made ... GRILLED. From a 24-ounce rib-eye fit for an Iron Chef to Vietnamese-inspired chicken wings, get ready to make your summer barbecues the best ever!
Episode 211: Sandwiches (original air date: 6/10/2012)
Forget about the best thing since sliced bread, these are the best things on sliced bread! Just one bite of Sloppy Joe Sliders, Chicago Cheese Steak, Chicken Cutlet Sandwich or Stromboli will have you putting away the peanut butter and jelly forever. Discover how Food Network chefs, including The Sandwich King himself, make their SANDWICHES simply the best.
Episode 212: Say Cheese! (original air date: 6/24/2012)
Robert Irvine, Anne Burrell, Marcela Valladolid and Marc Murphy grate, shred and slice their way to cheesy goodness! Whether it's gooey Chorizo Fondue or creamy Goat Cheese Cheesecake, these dishes are sure to make anyone smile from ear to ear and SAY CHEESE!
Episode 213: Burgers and Dogs (original air date: 7/01/2012)
They're as all-American as baseball, Fourth of July and "The Star-Spangled Banner." We're talking about BURGERS AND DOGS! Sunny Anderson, Aarti Sequeira, Michael Chiarello and Adam Gertler showcase their best hamburger and hot dog creations. We've got a giant burger weighing in at three-and-a-half pounds, a melt-in-your-mouth Patty Melt Muffaletta and hot dogs like you've never seen -- or tasted -- before!

Season 1

Episode 101: Comfort Zone (original air date: 10/16/2011)
You've heard Food Network stars talk about The Best Things They Ever ATE, now hear about the dishes they love to MAKE! Anne Burrell, Guy Fieri, Beau MacMillan, and Sunny Anderson are cookin' up their favorite COMFORT foods. From delicious crispy avocado and chicken filled Egg Rolls to ooey gooey Mac and Cheese.
Episode 102: Desserts (original air date: 10/23/2011)
Get ready for the sweet side of Alex Guarnaschelli, Aaron Sanchez, Judy Joo, and Duff that you've never seen before! Find out what jam-stuffed, fruit-filled, chocolate-smothered, apple-rolled treats are the Best Desserts They Ever MADE!
Episode 103: Hot Stuff (original air date: 10/30/2011)
Things are heating up in the kitchens of Susan Feniger, Sunny Anderson, Aaron Sanchez, and Curtis Stone as they cook up their favorite SPICY dishes. Crispy Potato Tacos, Chicken Wings, Steak with Chiles Verdes, and Chili Pepper Crab are the recipes they say are HOT STUFF!
Episode 104: The Sure Thing (original air date: 11/06/2011)
Guy Fieri, Susan Feniger, Aarti Sequeira, and Scott Conant reveal their best ever can't-miss dishes. Spicy Cajun Alfredo, creamy truffle-infused Polenta, Indian spiced Lamb Kebabs, and sweet Coconut Toast are the recipes they turn to when they're looking to make The Sure Thing!
Episode 105: Breakfast Club (original air date: 11/20/2011)
No need to spend 8 hours in the high school library to learn how to make these delicious dishes! From fluffy, fruity Hotcakes, to creamy, savory Eggs Benedict - these and more are what Curtis Stone, Alex Guarnaschelli, Judy Joo, and Duff are cooking for breakfast!
Episode 106: Family Recipes (original air date: 11/13/2011)
Food Network stars Anne Burrell, Scott Conant, Aarti Sequeira, and Beau MacMillan each recall a different dish they loved growing up, including Tandoori Chicken, Rose Geranium Cake, Rabbit Stew, and fresh made pasta. Now they're making these special heirloom dishes and revealing the secret to their FAMILY RECIPES.