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

The Ultimate Coleslaw

Irish Stew

New England Fish Chowder

Buttermilk Biscuits

The Ultimate Paella

The Ultimate Meatballs al Forno with Creamy Polenta

Pomegranate Margaritas

The Ultimate Barbecued Ribs

Amaretto Chocolate Brownies with Walnuts

Banana and Pecan Pancakes with Maple Butter

Mexican Pot Roast Tacos

Pomegranate, Arugula Salad

The Ultimate Lasagna

The Ultimate Pizza

Sweet Tea Brined Fried Chicken

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Arnold Palmer

Brioche and Berry Bread Pudding with Lemon Fondant


Fontina and Prosciutto Stuffed Pork Chops with Grilled Polenta Squares and Roasted California Grapes

Smoked Ham, Gruyere and Caramelized Onion Frittata

The Ultimate Potato Gratin

Parmesan Oyster Crackers

Honey Roasted Cipollini Onions

Holiday Hens with Fig Glaze and Cornbread Stuffing


Lamb Ragu with Potato Gnocchi: Pasticcio di Agnello con Gnocchi di Patate

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.