Sandy Ferbeyre of Miami, Florida is an accomplished home cook but can't make a decent risotto. They take a trip to the local farm stand "Grandma's Garden" and make a delicious spring-inspired menu.
Monica Martins is a personal trainer in Miami and has a lot of clients who are looking for recipe ideas that won't undo all their hard work. Tyler's got a menu that fits the bill. He teaches Monica 3 great recipes that taste good and are good for you.
Ever since Suzanna Smith's trip to Morocco, she's been hooked on Moroccan food, but can't reproduce those flavors at home. Tyler shows Suzanna how to make a great Moroccan spread. A few friends drop by to enjoy a taste of Morocco along the Miami shore.
Right near Biscayne Bay in beautiful Miami, Brad York and his partner, Enrique Patino, love to cook for friends and family. Tyler helps Brad master the techniques and flavors of Venezuelan cooking with a few important dishes.
Michelle and her husband Paul live with their 9 month old son in sunny Florida. When she's not running her own business, they are out on their catamaran sailing. Tyler helps her with some new ideas for picnics on their trips.
Ilana Donna Arazie recently moved to the Miami but doesn't understand the fusion of flavors. Tyler teaches Ilana what Fusion really means and how to utilize all the wonderful indigenous ingredients available in this city.
Tim and Trudy Hurley love to throw parties and there's no bigger party in New Orleans than Mardi Gras. Tyler shows them a few recipes that'll wow the neighbors: Chicken and Pineapple Skewers; Tuna Burgers; and some homemade burger toppings.
While Steve serves up the Mai Tais, Tyler teaches him to make a veritable pupu platter of Polynesian appropriate palatables: Wild Mushroom Spring Rolls; Grilled Prawns with Salsa; Pineapple Glazed Pork Ribs; and Sticky Honey-Soy Chicken Wings.
Clara Gerica and her husband, Pete, come from a long line of fishermen in New Orleans. Tyler steps it up with 3 great shrimp dishes. Clara learns to master these dishes while they cook dockside along the beautiful Louisiana bayou.
Storie Sauliner loves beer. But the one thing she can't do is cook with it. Storie and Tyler do a little beer tasting and he shows her two great recipes with beer: Roast Leg of Lamb with Dark Beer, Honey and Thyme; and a Beer Battered Frito Misto.
Lori Barrera is having a hard time finding authentic Greek flavors. Tyler helps Lori create a Classic Greek Salad with Grilled Calamari Skewers; Grilled Marinated Lamb; Lemony Chickpea Puree; and delicious Greek Yogurt with a Fig, Date and-Honey Swirl.
Lisa has never cooked Asian food and doesn't know where to start. Lisa and Tyler prepare a Mixed Korean Grill Feast of meat and seafood, with special Korean side dishes of Quick Spicy Kimchee; Sweet Pickled Daikon Radish; and Cool Sesame Cucumbers.
Elizabeth would love Tyler to teach her how to make a big Italian meal so she can thank her band mates for all of their hard work. They make a Texas-size Antipasto, as well as Sicialian Style Spaghetti with Eggplant, and a Blood Orange Sorbetto.
Susan's problem is that she can't seem to make and present whole fish properly. Tyler teaches her how to make a Snapper Baked in a Salt Crust; Grilled Arctic Char stuffed with Tangerine and Fennel; and Grilled Sardines with a Lemon and Mint Salsa.
Stan can't cook a chili that's worth serving. He'd like to prove to his friends and family that he can master this Texas favorite. Tyler helps Stan to make Tyler's Texas Chili complete with Chipotles, Chocolate, and lots of Chili powder.
Stacey Hurley can't make Chicken Fried Steak. Stacey calls on Tyler to help her. Together, they tackle this Texas classic as well as make some Mashed Potatoes, Buttermilk Biscuits, and Slow-Cooked Collard Greens. A Meal the hole family will enjoy.
Tyler shows Sara Hickman some great ideas for a Tea Party, like Cranberry Baba Cakes and Pancetta, Pear, and Parmesan Scones. Plus, they make three great open faced sandwiches. With this food they all have a madcap Mad Hatter Tea Party!
Thanks to Tyler, Paige and Jason wow their friends and make the perfect Mexican tacos. Tyler helps them make Braised Pork Tacos; Tomatillo Salsa Verde; and delicious Corn Tortillas. Que bueno!
Dorothy Randall needs help cooking a pig. Tyler decides the best way to cook their pig is to prepare the cut-up pieces with an Ancho Rub. They also make Calypso Bean Tomato and Poblano Stew; Grilled Corn on the Cob with Lime Butter; and Texas Coleslaw.
Christy Fichtner is hoping that Tyler can help her make some cool new dishes. She and Tyler whip up some Frozen Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail; Creamsicle Mimosa; and the best Margarita Ice Pops ever!
Jenny Blunier is having a real problem learning to use her panini press. Tyler teaches her to make a Cobb Salad Panini; a Roasted Mushroom, Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil Panini; and a Grilled Peanut Butter, Jelly and Banana Sandwich.
Mark adopted 2 kids from Russia and has asked Tyler to help him with some recipes to make them feel at home. Tyler teaches Mark recipes for Beef Stroganoff, Roasted Beet & Apple Borscht and an Apple-cranberry Kissel.
Greg Young and his friends love to go camping. Tyler's got a new twist on campfire food. He's showing Greg a gourmet meal of a Hearty Shiitake Mushroom and Miso Soup, Pan-Roasted Chicken, and Crisp Soba Noodles.
Tyler helps 3 Co-Eds from ASU's women's basketball team come up with better alternatives than microwaveable food, with recipes for Chicken Fried Rice, Steamed greens and Pineapple Banana Tofu Shooters.
Tyler helps Diana in Las Vegas with some superior soul food dishes. With the help of her church group, Diana and Tyler make Fried Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans and Black Eyed Peas.
Tyler helps Cyndy take over the duties of grill master at her home, with recipes for Grilled Marinated Strip Steak, Spicy Crab Salad, and Grilled Fennel Dusted Tuna. Tyler also teaches Cyndy the sercrets of the gas grill.
Evi and her husband always hold an annual holiday party, but this year Evi wants to make it even more memorable. Tyler comes to the rescue with recipes for Homemade Potato Chips, Minestrone, Roasted Baby Pears with Goat cheese, and Grilled Beef Tenderloin.
Kathleen and her husband want to entertain in their new backyard in San Diego, CA, but have no clue where to start. Tyler helps with some recipes for a tasty Grilled Antipasto Platter, Crispy Potatoes, Grill-Roasted Pork Loin and Fennel & Oranges.
Misha and her surfer friends love to hit the beach and then come ashore for some serious grub. Tyler shows MIsha how to make Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry, and how to make her own Curry Powder.
Eugenia has always loved fish tacos, and has asked Tyler to teach her how to make them. Tyler comes to her aid and shows her the secrets of the famed fish taco, as well as recipes for Chicken Burritos and a Spicy Mojo Sauce.
Susan lives a couple of blocks from the beach, so its no wonder she loves surf and turf. Tyler shows her two fantastic recipes for Grilled Lamb Chops with Spicy Lobster and Sticky Braised Short Ribs with Seared Scallops.
Five young college freshman need some serious help when it comes to cooking for all of them in the kitchen. Tyler helps them out with some easy pasta dishes that feed a group and don't take forever, with recipes for Lasagna, Ravioli and Fennel Salad.
Sergio is a 12 year old budding chef, but wants to step things up, so he's asked Tyler to help him. Tyler not only gives him some great shopping tips, but also teaches him new recipes for Sugo Sauce, Spaghetti & Meatballs, and a homemade Caesar Salad.
Marty and Shelley want to throw a grilling party with a sizzling menu and think Tyler must have a few recipe ideas. They make Grilled Chicken with Garlicky Portobello Salad, Southwest Beef Tenderloin, and a delicious Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa.
Tyler lends a helping hand and shows Lili how to make a Grilled Banana Leaf Wrapped Salmon and an awesome Clam Bake with corn, potatoes, kielbasa, and, of course clams. Then they top it all off with a Vodka, Mint, and Lemon spiked Watermelon!
Jed and his film student friends at USC always enjoy throwing "premiere" parties. Tyler comes to Jed's rescue with some recipes for Potato and Chorizo Tortilla, Manchego Quince Skewers, Serrano Ham, Mussels, and Stewed Chickpeas and Calamari.
Tony's favorite dish in the world is Corned Beef and Cabbage, but he's too intimidated to even attempt trying to make it. Lucky for him Tyler shows up and teaches him how to go about making Corned Beef and Cabbage and some Herbed Root Vegetables.
Kathy and her family are huge fans of lobster bisque. Kathy's made one bad batch after another. Tyler stops by to show her the secrets to a rich Lobster Bisque and tops it off with Grilled Brie and Tomato on Crusty Bread.
John Sun loves ordering Chinese food, but is totally lost when it comes to cooking it. Tyler helps John create an amazing Chinese menu for his friends. They create a delectable menu of Scallion Pancakes, General Tso's Chicken, and Salt and Pepper Shrimp.
Lisa and her boyfriend can't agree when it comes to cooking. Tyler comes up with a picnic meal of Salmon, Couscous, and Watercress with Creamy Herb Dressing, Ratatouille, and a gorgeous salad of Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil
Steve, the lead singer of Smashmouth has asked Tyler to help him with some recipes for Mexican food that he can prepare on the road. Tyler and Steve create Shrimp Ceviche, Bacon Wrapped Scallops, and mini servings of Spicy Grilled Tenderloin Carpaccio.
Pete has a love of Central American food, but no idea how to make it. Tyler comes to his aid with recipes for a fresh and flavorful Tortilla Fish Soup, as well as an authentic Chicken Mole that bring his taste buds back to Central America.
Sarah and her family always get together for a Sunday Dinner, but Sarah isn't much of a cook. She enlists Tyler's help to prepare a good old fashioned Sunday dinner Roasted Chicken with Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes, and a Lemon Blueberry Tart
It's Tyler to the rescue as he joins Patsy at the Benziger Family Winery to cook up a red hot menu that includes Singapore-Style Chili Crabs, Chinese Deep Fried Fish with Spicy Black Bean Sauce, and Spicy Thai-Flavor Soup.
Eric, a firefighter in Portland is cooking Thanksgiving dinner for his firehouse, and has enlisted Tyler's help to make it memorable. They make Citrus Marinated Turkey,Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, and Sweet Potato Pie.
John and Bill aren't sure how to make the perfect brunch, so they've asked Tyler to help them. Tyler gives them some great tips and together they make Strawberry and Cheese Blintzes, Green Eggs and Ham, and Champagne Lemonade.
Julie misses all the wonderful tastes of Paris and would love to recreate them. She and Tyler prepare a French feast for Julie's travel buddies, including a Frisee Salad, Creamy Garlicky Mussels, and French Fries with Garlic Mayonnaise.
Bill has mastered cuisines like Mexican and Italian, but the key to making a perfect prime rib eludes him. Tyler shows him how to make a Horseradish and Salt Crusted Prime Rib with Crunchy Rosemary Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, and Herbed Yorkshire Pudding.
Wendi and Cindi are twins who fell in love with Caribbean flavors. With the help of Tyler they transport their friends and family to Barbados with a Caribbean inspired party that includes Halibut Escabeche, Cornmeal with Okra, and Bajan Chicken.
Sandy lives in seattle but has no clue how to cook salmon. Tyler arrives on the scene to show Sandy how to make a delicious Pan Roasted Soy Lacquered Salmon, as well as Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura, Cold Sesame Noodles, and Spicy Pickled Cucumbers.