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

Asparagus with Leeks and Pancetta with Eggs en Cocotte

Spring Vegetable Rice Salad (Insalata di Riso)

Warm Potato-Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus with Tangerine Mayonnaise

Strawberry Rhubarb Calzone

Pea Whipped Potatoes

Spring Panzanella

Peachy Green Tea Cooler

Marinated Avocado

Potato Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Sugo

Summer Yogurt Soup with Tomato and Basil

Grilled Poached Sausages with Roasted Peppers and Onions

Piedmontese "No Bake" Chocolate Amaretto Cookies

Creme Catalan

Michael's Tacos with Chicken Taco Filling

Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Bruschetta with White Beans, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil

Tomato Pesto

Perfectly Grilled Radicchio

Whole Citrus Margaritas