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

Mom's Stuffed Eggplant

Tortellini Salad with Fresh Herb and Tomato Vinaigrette

Baked Pommes Frites

Soft Fontina Polenta

Spicy Sausage in Carrozza

Polenta Crostini

Tuscan Shrimp with White Beans

Prosecco Gold Rush

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice

Beer and Chipotle-Battered Fish Tacos

Potato Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Sugo

Napa 'Road' Mix

Spaghetti Squash with Marinara

Spiral Rolled Fillet with Pesto

Homemade Aperitivo

Moules Mariniere with Garlic Herb Butter

Very Green Broccoli Soup

Hot Sweet Mustard

Michael's Steak Sauce

Potato and Sage Fritters

Caribbean-style Beans and Rice

Spiked Cider Cocktail

Spring Vegetable Rice Salad (Insalata di Riso)

Marinated Salmon with Fennel Salad

Mango Fruit Fondue

Marinated Avocado