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

Mexican Grilled Corn

Parsnip Puree

Guacamole

Watermelon Gazpacho

Peach Ginger Bellini

Buttermilk Biscuits

Brick Chicken with Apricot Couscous

The Ultimate Filet O Fish Sammie

Lemon Sabayon with Fresh Wild Berries

Pumpkin Risotto with Amarone Sauce

The Ultimate Sea Food Soup

Shrimp, Scallop and Pork Shumai

Pomegranate, Arugula Salad

Crepes Suzette with Vanilla Ice Cream and Orange Butter Sauce

New Orleans Crab-cakes

Sweet Potato Chips Dusted with Chili Powder

Marinated Olives with Rosemary, Red Chili, Orange and Paprika

Baked Lobster with Garlic Butter Panko

The Ultimate Lasagna

Smoked Ham, Gruyere and Caramelized Onion Frittata

The Ultimate Paella

The Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie

Chicken Kebab Salad

Chicken Noodle Soup

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Clams and Sweet Italian Sausage

The Willows Raised Apple Pancake

Polpette alla Cantinella

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.