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

Muddled Lemonberryade

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream Sauce

Grilled Corn Salsa

Whole Citrus Margaritas

Tortellini Salad with Fresh Herb and Tomato Vinaigrette

Watermelon Margaritas

Batido Colada

Mom's Stuffed Eggplant

Coney Island Iced Tea

Napa 'Road' Mix

Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies

Grilled Pork Chops with Peck Seasoning and Charred Peppers

Marinated Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

Vitello Tonatto Fondue

Grilled Baby Lamb Chops with Crispy Rosemary

Focaccia "Giana"

Potato Cakes with Mozzarella and Pesto

Salami Bits

Lemon-Grape Coolers

Moules Mariniere with Garlic Herb Butter

Spiral Rolled Fillet with Pesto

Lemon Rosemary Marinated Goat Cheese

"PLT" Salad

Napa Valley Iced Tea

Homemade BBQ Potato Chips with Smoked Paprika

Whole Citrus Margaritas