Fried chicken, burgers, macaroni and cheese — if you're only going to have one recipe for these crowd-pleasing classics, it should be the ultimate — Tyler's Ultimate . Between cooking in critically acclaimed restaurants, writing cookbooks and traveling the globe to feed his own insatiable appetite, Tyler Florence has experienced every conceivable approach to all of your favorite foods. Now he's drawing from the best of the best to present a visual cookbook of America's most beloved dishes.

Most Popular Recipes

All Tyler's Ultimate Recipes

Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

The Ultimate Baked Beans

Banana and Pecan Pancakes with Maple Butter

Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri


Holiday Hens with Fig Glaze and Cornbread Stuffing

The Ultimate Lasagna

The Ultimate Paella

Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

The Ultimate Fish Tacos

Marinated Olives with Rosemary, Red Chili, Orange and Paprika

Baked Lobster with Garlic Butter Panko

Lemon Sabayon with Fresh Wild Berries

New England Fish Chowder

Brick Chicken with Apricot Couscous

The Ultimate Filet O Fish Sammie

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Shrimp Cocktail ("Bullshot")

Arnold Palmer

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Omelette with Green Onions

Potstickers with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Parmesan Oyster Crackers

Traditional Apple Pie

Chicken Cacciatore

Bourbon Peach Cobbler

Louisiana Seafood Gumbo

Roasted Salmon with Creamed Leeks

About the Host

Tyler Florence

Tyler shares his cooking trade secrets, tips and recipes in Tyler's Ultimate. He is also the host of The Great Food Truck Race and Food Court Wars.