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

Tuscan Shrimp with White Beans

Champagne with Pear Liqueur

Marinated Salmon with Fennel Salad

Chocolate Wine

Grilled Roasted Garlic-Rosemary Bread

Slow-Roasted Halibut with Asparagus and Salsa Genovese

Tuscan Olive Harvest Ribolita

Shrimp Po'Boys with Angry Mayonnaise

Raspberry Gratin

Mini Baked Potatoes with Mascarpone and Prosciutto Bits

Brunch Panzanella


Whole Citrus Margaritas

Spicy Melon Salad with Mint and Ricotta Salata

Winter Fruit Compote with Selection of Cheese

Tomato Steak with Baked Goat Cheese and Herb Salad

Spring Panzanella

Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese Plate

Grilled Corn Salsa

Mozzarella Stuffed Portobellos

Double Cut Veal Chop Saltimboca

Skillet-Fried Corn and Tomatoes

Red-Wine Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe

"Lunchbag" Swordfish with Mediterranean Tomato Sauce and Linguini

Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Roasted Winter Squash

Summer Yogurt Soup with Tomato and Basil