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

Polenta Crostini

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Alder-Planked Salmon with Egg Sauce

Warm Potato-Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Prosecco Gold Rush

Fruit and Cinnamon Semifreddo

Eggs en Cocotte

Hazelnut Ice Cream Sundae

Chiarello's Classic Omelet Technique

Grilled Mangoes with Blue Cheese and Honey

Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies

Spiked Milkshakes

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Balsamic-Caramel Sauce over Vanilla Ice Cream

Baked Pommes Frites

Shepherds Pie with Scallion-Cheese Crust

Tomato Pesto

Tortellini Salad with Fresh Herb and Tomato Vinaigrette

Marinated and Grilled Provolone

Mom's Stuffed Eggplant

Watermelon Margaritas

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Grilled Mushroom Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus with Tangerine Mayonnaise

Hummus Piadine with Cucumber and Feta Salad

Batido Colada

Limoncello Spritzers

Calabrese Broad Beans and Roasted Potatoes