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

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Snake Bite

Caramelized Onion Zin-Burgers with Crispy Cheddar Frico

Marinated Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

White Bean and Corn Cannoli

Polenta Crostini

Lemon Salt Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Strawberry Rhubarb Calzone

Napa 'Road' Mix

"Meat Counter" Mixed Grill

Roasted Beet Salad with Blue Cheese

Moscato di Asti with Pineapple Juice

Banana Nutella Crepes

Blue Cheese Fondue with Cherry Tomatoes and Roasted Cipollini Onions

Lemon-Grape Coolers

Fettuccine with Mustard Greens and Mushrooms

Grilled Asparagus with Tangerine Mayonnaise

"Grown Up" Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Beer and Chipotle-Battered Fish Tacos

Polenta Lasagne

Michael's Italian Manhattan