Cookbook author and chef Michael Chiarello loves to find inventive ways to entertain his friends. His parties are casual, easy to plan, and always revolve around great food. Each episode of Easy Entertaining, shot on location in northern California's gorgeous wine country, features Michael planning, cooking, and throwing a creative get together. His recipes - a mix of his Italian heritage and wine country lifestyle - are perfect for easy and effortless entertaining.

Most Popular Recipes

Watermelon Margaritas

Italian Meatloaf

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Muddled Lemonberryade

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Grilled Prime Rib

Chiarello's Classic Omelet Technique

Grilled Mangoes with Blue Cheese and Honey

Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies

Spiked Milkshakes

Paella Italiana

Balsamic Glazed Fruits

Home Made Quick Pickle Relish

Baby Vegetables with Tarragon Nage

Caponata "Agrodolce" (Sweet and Sour)

Polenta Crostini

Alder-Planked Salmon with Egg Sauce

Warm Potato-Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Meatballs in BBQ Gravy

Smoked Salmon Beggars Purses

Fruit and Cinnamon Semifreddo

Eggs en Cocotte

Hazelnut Ice Cream Sundae

Strawberry Rhubarb Calzone

"Meat Counter" Mixed Grill

Strawberry Tiramisu Cones

Peachy Green Tea Cooler