Roger Mooking sets out on a culinary odyssey around the country on the ultimate search for Man's Greatest Food. From Steaks to Barbecue, Seafood to Sandwiches, Pork to Pizza, and of course, man's greatest Hamburgers, no eatery is too far out of the way for these mouth-watering culinary creations. Roger sets a fast pace to sample some of the most succulent, not-to-be-missed food offerings to be found in these United States.
Join Roger Mooking as he finds the top spots serving the country's favorite foods.
Dive into the country's most-iconic dishes with a classic from every state.
Roger Mooking explores the foods that are just too good together to be kept apart, showcasing 15 culinary combinations that make mouths water and hearts race. From an extraordinary take on chicken and waffles to a handmade root beer float, a ridiculously good raclette to an unforgettably gourmet spaghetti and meatballs, America's best chefs reveal their secrets to crafting the most-killer combos imaginable.
Roger Mooking wraps his hands around 15 of America's best sandwiches, tacos, pizza slices, chicken wings and more. If it's tasty and can be picked up by hand, Roger has found it. Some of the most creative chefs give a peek inside their kitchens with recipes and tips on how to make these flavorful one- and two-handed culinary masterpieces.
Roger Mooking showcases 15 of the very best Cajun dishes in America, covering all the classics -- crawfish, red beans and rice, gumbo, jambalaya and andouille sausage -- as well as a few surprises. Chefs share all the best sauces, roux, spices and techniques from their own kitchens as the good times roll.
Roger Mooking showcases some of the best of coastal cuisine in a top 15 countdown of the most delicious dishes inspired by America's oceans, lakes and rivers. From shrimp and grits on the Gulf Coast to wasabi salmon burgers on Alaska's frozen coast and crab cakes by the Chesapeake Bay, it's an exploration of truly mouthwatering meals with a glimpse behind the scenes at some of the country's best chefs at work in their own kitchens.
Roger Mooking cannot resist the sweet, succulent smoky goodness of barbecue as he canvases the country on the lookout for the fifteen best barbecue dishes wherever he can find them. For as long as there has been fire, man has been barbecuing over it. Brisket, chicken, whole hog, mutton, and even a breakfast taco are just a few of the saucy delights to be found when fire, meat, and seasoning intersect in juicy perfection.
Roger Mooking searches the country for the 12 best island eats from lobster, conch and shellfish to low-country boils and key lime pies. He's joining chefs in their breezy kitchens to learn everything about putting the country's freshest and most amazing island treats together.
Roger Mooking starts the meal off right with 15 of the best appetizers in the United States. From nachos and chicken wings to oysters, fries and more, Roger's going coast-to-coast to find the best!
From seafood and beef to pork and cheese, all the best foods taste better fried and Roger Mooking is scouring the country in search of the 12 best fried-food dishes. He's hanging out with fried-food-loving chefs learning all their secrets for bringing heat, oil and food together in holy fried matrimony.
Roger Mooking showcases 12 of the best grilled dishes in restaurants across America. He's hanging out in the kitchens of fire-loving chefs to learn everything there is to know about applying heat and smoke for the tastiest chicken, beef, alligator, lobster and more. Together, they'll prepare the flame, season the food and reveal all the secrets for the best grilled foods in the country.
Roger Mooking says "Cheese!" as he explores 15 of the best cheesy dishes across the U.S. The creamiest, smoothest and stringiest French, Italian, Mexican and American cheesy classics and innovations are on display. Chefs share recipes and tips on how to achieve maximum cheesiness, too.
Roger Mooking counts down 15 of the best egg, meat, pastry and hash dishes being served up across the U.S. What do they have in common? They all make for a killer brunch! Fried oysters Benedict, huevos rancheros hash, chicken and waffles, volcano eggs, savory brunch dogs and sinfully sweet bostock prove that the great American brunch tradition is thriving, and its most creative chefs share their best dishes and how to prepare them.
Roger Mooking crisscrosses America to count down 15 of the very best steaks, wings, Reubens and more … all made even better with glorious smoke. From salt-cured country ham to smoked fish chowder, bacon bourbon rib-eye steak to smoky s'mores pancakes, America's best chefs share how they prepare delicious dishes using smoke as seasoning.
Roger Mooking highlights 15 incredible dishes from around the U.S. that have one thing in common: They're all utterly unexpected and delightfully delicious. From unusual combinations like brisket kolaches, pizza wings and custard French toast to surprising settings like gourmet Calabrian pizza in a bowling alley and a lobster roll with bacon cheddar bombs in a minor league ballpark, these are the most eye-opening -- and mouthwatering -- meals around.
As the deceptively simple ground meat served on a bun with the perfect combo of condiments and garnishes, the hamburger stands alone as the go-to meal for the American masses. Roger Mooking serves up the top fifteen masterpieces of handheld deliciousness. This is an all-points survey of the amazing variety to which the hamburger has evolved. When the names include the Juicy Nookie, the Brother From Another Mother Burger, and the Burger of the Gods, average is not on the menu.
Americans love tacos, and Roger Mooking is scouring the country for the 15 best tacos around. The options for fillings range from pork to fish to alligator in hard, soft and even puffy shells.
Roger Mooking skips straight to the sweets as he dives headlong into the 15 best desserts offered in the United States. From the rich and chocolatey to the fruity and flavorful, Roger's getting down on all the most decadent meal-end treats prepared by chefs in their own kitchens.
Roger Mooking travels across America searching for the 12 best Tex-Mex dishes from beans, meats and peppers to salsas and gooey cheeses. He'll have these Tex-Mex-loving chefs revealing inside secrets for how to create their signature Southwestern taste explosions and unique regional treats.
Roger Mooking scours the U.S. to find 15 of the best dishes that are all about the sauce. There's sticky toffee pudding, super spicy wings, a fondue burger, drunken scallops and even chocolate plus barbecue. These are the tastiest, sauciest meals to ever grace a plate or tingle a taste bud, and the chefs who have perfected them reveal their secrets step by step.
Where there's smoke, there might be fire, but there's definitely delicious food. Roger Mooking runs down 15 of the best fire- and smoke-kissed dishes across the U.S., including all the pork, beef, chicken and flaming desserts. Get a behind-the-scenes peek at chefs in their own kitchens offering recipes and more on how to make the very best food over an open flame.
Roger Mooking bites down on the 15 best crunchy, crispy and crackling dishes. All the snappy nachos, pizzas, fried chicken, tacos and desserts are represented, and chefs offer recipes and tips on making the crispiest skin, the crunchiest chips and the most-crumbly crusts.
Roger Mooking searches for the best food to eat on the fly, from food trucks and roadside stands to walk-up counters and carnival fare. He joins chefs in their kitchens as they share their secrets to making the most amazing mobile pizza, wraps, frozen treats and more.
Roger Mooking cozies up to 15 of the best heartwarming classics, including home-cooked treats, tender meats, savory stews, cheesy pastas and decadent desserts. Take a trip down memory lane with him as he scours the U.S. for all the best treats from childhood, and spend time with chefs as they share tips and tricks on how best to touch the heart through the stomach.
Roger Mooking showcases 15 of America's best dishes that have achieved local legend status. From sentimental favorites like deep-dish pizza, patty melts and spaghetti and meatballs to an old-fashioned clambake and lobster roll, chefs create some of the best-loved meals in the country and reveal their old family recipes.
Roger Mooking showcases 15 of the most delightfully decadent dishes from around America. They're the type of savory pleasures and sweet sensations that make everyone long for "cheat day." From bacon brownies to chicken fried lobster and short rib and cheddar duck fat fries, it's an exploration of mind-blowingly mouthwatering meals and a behind-the-scenes look at how they are lovingly prepared.
Roger Mooking counts down 15 of the very best Italian dishes in the U.S. All the pastas, sauces, cheeses, pizzas, lasagnas and Parms -- no favorite is left behind. Also, chefs in their own kitchens share authentic and innovative recipes and tips for making an Italian feast at home.
Roger Mooking travels across America in search of the 12 very best chicken dishes. From frying and baking to grilling, Roger is hanging out with chefs as they explore all the best ways to cook wings, pot pies, pizzas and other savory chicken dishes.