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

Pan Seared T-Bone Steak


Caramelized Onion and Cornbread Dressing

Roasted Potatoes

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime

Pan-Fried Salmon

Turkish Spice Mix

Pear Crostata with Honey, Blue Cheese, and Almonds

Pulled Pork Barbecue

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Scallops

Breaded Chicken Strips

Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Soy-Marinated Flank Steaks

Egg Salad Sandwich with Avocado and Watercress

Baked Polenta or Grits

Common Crackers

Italian-American Meatballs

Glazed Apples and Pears


Grilled Chicken Breast with Ginger and Soy