He is my favorite cooking show host,
and knows everything,
and is superior to any other food channel star.
This thread is for us to remember and learn some of his tips and facts.
Post whatever jumps out at you from the show that you remember as useful.
I really like the hamburger episode.
Alton said the mayonnaise acts as a shield for the bun. Its fat content blocks the juice from the meat from saturating the bun, which is why one should always spread mayonnaise on the bottom bun.