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It's Alive With Brad

TVPG • Comedy, Lifestyle & Culture, Home & Garden • TV Series • 2017

Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more.

Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more.

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1 season available (29 episodes)

1 season available

(29 episodes)

Season1
Episode 1

Brad Makes Kombucha

Brad brews his own kombucha.
Episode 2

Brad Makes Butter

Brad makes tangy, creamy, salty cultured butter.
Episode 3

Brad Makes Beer

Brad learns how to make beer with a New York Brewmaster.
Episode 4

Brad Makes Fermented Garlic Honey

Brad takes a journey to make fermented garlic honey.
Episode 5

Brad Makes Corned Beef

Brad makes corned beef.
Episode 6

Brad Experiments with Koji

Brad experiments with koji-rubbed meats.
Episode 7

Brad Makes Tepache

Brad brews up a refreshing batch of tepache.
Episode 8

Brad Makes Hot Sauce

Brad brings the fire with his homemade hot sauce.
Episode 9

Brad Makes A Multi-zone Campfire

Brad takes his skills into the woods to build the perfect campfire for cooking delicious food outdoors.
Episode 10

Brad Makes Campfire Seafood

Brad uses the multi-zone campfire he built in the previous episode to whip up a delicious seafood feast!
Episode 11

Brad Makes Crunchy, Half-Sour Pickles

Brad makes his favorite, crunchy, half-sour pickles using a salt brine and a blend of tasty spices.
Episode 12

How Oysters Are Made with Brad

Brad takes a trip to Island Creek Oyster to see what it takes to be an oyster farmer.
Episode 13

Brad Makes Sausage

Brad takes a trip to Portland, Oregon to see how the sausage is made. He learns how to emulsify, stuff, and smoke meats.
Episode 14

Brad Makes Sauerkraut

Brad makes a fermentation classic: sauerkraut. Join him as he turns some cabbage into delicious kraut.
Episode 15

Brad Makes Kimchi

Brad shows us his version of a cabbage kimchi.
Episode 16

Brad and Sean Evans Make Cast-Iron Pizza

Brad teaches Sean Evans, host of Hot Ones, the art of making pizza in a cast-iron skillet while being subjected to an abbreviated version of Sean's famous hot sauce challenge.
Episode 17

Brad Makes A Knife

Brad visits legendary knife maker Bob Kramer's workshop to see what goes into making a high quality chef's knife. Together they forge, grind, and squish their way through creating a 5 inch utility blade.
Episode 18

Brad's Top 10 Fermentation Tips

Brad discusses his favorite equipment, best practices, and addresses some common concerns in the wild world of fermentation.
Episode 19

Brad Makes Honey

Brad visits his friends at Bee Local at The Croft Farm just outside Portland, Oregon, to extract honey and test his skills as a bee whisperer.
Episode 20

How to Make Chocolate with Brad: Part 1

Brad travels with Guittard Chocolate to visit a cacao farm in Ecuador where he learns how farmers harvest and ferment cacao beans. See how cacao beans are turned into finished chocolate product in part two!
Episode 21

Brad Makes Chocolate Part 2

Brad joins Amy Guittard at the Guittard chocolate factory in San Francisco to follow fermented cacao beans on their journey toward becoming finished chocolate products. Watch Brad learn how cacao is harvested and fermented in Ecuador in part one!
Episode 22

Brad Makes Salt

Brad visits Ben Jacobsen, of Jacobsen Salt Co., to learn how sea water from the Pacific Northwest is turned into some of the best salt products in the world.
Episode 23

Brad and Claire Make Sourdough Bread

Brad tackles the fermentation classic: sourdough bread with Bon Appétit's own Claire Saffitz, Senior Food Editor and baker extraordinaire.
Episode 24

Brad and Babish Make Ricotta Cheese

Brad teams up with Andrew Rea from Binging with Babish to make ricotta cheese.
Episode 25

Brad Goes Crabbing In Alaska

Brad fishes for Bairdi crabs in the beautiful waters of Alaska. Join him as he learns what it takes to get crabs from the ocean floor to your front door.
Episode 26

Brad Cooks Crabs

Brad shows you how to steam and eat fresh crabs, and whips up a miso sambal butter dip on the side. See Brad fish for crabs in part 1.
Episode 27

Brad and Matty Matheson Make Fish Tacos

Brad is joined by chef and host Matty Matheson (Muchies, Viceland) to make some delicious halibut fish tacos with tortillas from scratch, fish from Alaska, and accents from New Jersey and Toronto.
Episode 28

Brad Makes Mustard

Brad gets into “some serious science” and reveals the fermented ace up his sleeve for making mustard. Rumor has it this might be his best creation yet.
Episode 29

Brad Forages for Porcini Mushrooms

Brad is deep in the woods of Washington foraging for porcini mushrooms with his fungus friends, Colin and Andrew.

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