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

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Whole Citrus Margaritas

Northern Italian Caponata with Potatoes

Grilled Corn Salsa

Polenta Lasagne

Piedmontese "No Bake" Chocolate Amaretto Cookies

Watermelon Margaritas

Venetian Wine Spritzer

Mini Baked Potatoes with Mascarpone and Prosciutto Bits

Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Ahi

"Grown Up" Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Chocolate Cannoli

Grilled Poached Sausages with Roasted Peppers and Onions

Asparagus with Leeks and Pancetta with Eggs en Cocotte

Shelling Bean Stew

Pea Whipped Potatoes

Couscous Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Spicy Sausage in Carrozza

Napa Valley Iced Tea

Homemade BBQ Potato Chips with Smoked Paprika

Whole Citrus Margaritas

Pimm's Cup Cocktail

Guinness and Onion Soup with Irish Cheddar Crouton

Stonefruit and Mint Julep

Vitello Tonatto Fondue

Grilled Baby Lamb Chops with Crispy Rosemary