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 Barbecued Ribs

Tuna Everything Bagel

Upside-Down Apple French Toast with Cranberries and Pecans

Horseradish Cream

Twice-Cooked Rustic Fries

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

Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri

Potstickers with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Halibut and Cioppino

Tempura Battered Onion Rings

Potato Gnocchi with Peas, Prosciutto and Ricotta

The Willows Raised Apple Pancake

The Ultimate Cheesecake

Lemony Chickpea Puree

North Fork Harvest Salad

Cornish Hen and Chestnut stew

Fall Salad

Sweet Kabocha Squash Ice Cream with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Boeuf Bourguignon

Roasted Tenderloin of Beef with Spicy Crab Salad

Spicy Eggplant


Baked Lobster with Garlic Butter Panko

Paella Valenciana

New York Cheesecake

Salt and Pepper Shrimp


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.