About the Show

Welcome to your own private cooking school! Whether you've never cooked before or have been winging it for years, here's your chance to learn all the basic techniques. With the help of Tyler Florence and his cooking-challenged co-host, you'll soon be making quick and easy main courses, scrumptious sides, decadent desserts and even menus perfect for company. Come discover how fun cooking can be!

About the Hosts

Tyler Florence

For the past 15 years, Chef Tyler Florence has delighted the masses by sharing the sights, sounds and flavors of his unique culinary vision with fans around the world. After graduating from the prestigious culinary program at Johnson & Wales University, Florence tackled the Big Apple where he helmed multiple acclaimed restaurants and established himself as one of New York City’s finest young stars.

Jack Hourigan

Jack Hourigan, the youngest of nine children, was born and raised outside of Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of the famed Second City Conservatory.

Most Popular Recipes

All How To Boil Water Recipes

Crudite Platter

Steamed Asparagus

Fresh Fruit and Mint Salad

Chunky Guacamole

Yogurt-Berry Parfait

Glazed Smoked Ham

Truffle Tarts with Raspberries


Mini-Cupcake Tree

Cheddar Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Sauteed Broccoli

Candied Orange


Fried Zucchini Coins

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich with Almonds and Raisins

Smoky Chile Cornbread

Breaded Chicken Cutlets

Cold Sesame Noodles

Roasted Tomatoes


Leek, Potato, and Bacon Casserole

Pan-Grilled Chicken with Gremolata

Baked Ziti

Broiled Chicken with Tomato Relish and Spaghetti

Roast Chicken with Gravy

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Basil Pesto