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

Best Hot Dogs

Grilled Prime Rib

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Mom's Stuffed Eggplant

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice

Italian Meatloaf

Calabrese Broad Beans and Roasted Potatoes

Coney Island Iced Tea

Bruschetta with White Beans, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil

Pesto Crushed Potatoes

Pizzettas with Olive Tapenade and Pecorino Cheese

Roasted Banana Boats

Paella Italiana

Balsamic Glazed Fruits

Venetian Wine Spritzer

Homemade Aperitivo

Spiced and Honey Glazed Ham with Savory Bread Pudding

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

Baked Meyer Lemon Fries

Winter Panzanella

Mushroom Tart

Pickled Grilled Eggplant