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.

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All Tyler's Ultimate Recipes

Marinated Olives with Rosemary, Red Chili, Orange and Paprika

Holiday Hens with Fig Glaze and Cornbread Stuffing

Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Bruschetta with Black Lentils

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Shrimp Cocktail ("Bullshot")

Arnold Palmer

The Ultimate Potato Gratin

Individual Pecan Pies with Sweet Tea Caramel Sauce

Porcini and Chanterelle Risotto

Traditional Apple Pie

Chicken Cacciatore

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Omelette with Green Onions

Potstickers with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Parmesan Oyster Crackers


Banana and Pecan Pancakes with Maple Butter

Buttermilk Biscuits

Lasagne Al Pesto

Raw Oysters on the Half Shell with Cucumber Mignonette

Crab Dip with Garlic Saltines and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Crispy Twice Cooked New Potatoes with Garlic Aioli

Irish Stew

Amarone Osso Buco Pot Roast

New York Cheesecake

Scaturchio's Pastiera

Cranberry Kir Royale

Corn Pudding with Poblanos

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.