Michael Chiarello celebrates everyone's favorite sweet treat with the ultimate menu for chocoholics everywhere: Chocolate Soup with Raspberry and Hazelnut Salad, Piedmontese "No Bake" Chocolate Amaretto Cookies, Chocolate Risotto Pudding and Chocolate Espresso Martini.
Feed the fans at your next Little League game with Michael Chiarello's easy to prepare and transport crowd favorites. Recipes include: Best Hot Dogs, Warm Potato-Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette, Homemade BBQ Potato Chips with Smoked Paprika, Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies and Lemon-Grape Coolers.
Michael Chiarello and friends gather in the sand for a game of beach volleyball and Beer and Chipotle-Battered Fish Tacos. Michael rounds out this Southern California beach meal with Creme Catalan and Watermelon Margaritas.
Comforting pub favorites get updated with Michael Chiarello's special touch: Guinness and Onion Soup with Irish Cheddar Crouton, Shepherds Pie with Scallion-Cheese Crust and a Snake Bite cocktail.
Well-loved American homestyle recipes from the 40s and 50s are dusted off and given a makeover by Michael Chiarello. On the menu: "PLT" Salad, Spiced and Honey Glazed Ham with Savory Bread Pudding, Mango-Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and Coney Island Iced Tea.
Get your friends together in their best clothes to watch the annual awards ceremony with this easy and elegant cocktail party. Michael Chiarello creates Puff Pastry Pinwheels Filled with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pesto, Smoked Salmon Beggars Purses, White Bean and Corn Cannoli and an elegant cocktail, Prosecco Gold Rush.
The 60s favorite is back -- fondue stations throughout the house mix up the crowd and get everyone talking. Michael Chiarello shows easy ways to present fondues -- with or without a fondue pot with Blue Cheese Fondue with Cherry Tomatoes and Roasted Cipollini Onions, Vitello Tonatto Fondue, Mango Fruit Fondue and Tintoretto.
Michael Chiarello pours out a river of hot molten Soft Fontina Polenta on the table. Add his incredible collection of homemade condiments (Tomato Pesto, Lemon Rosemary Marinated Goat Cheese, Grilled Poached Sausages with Roasted Peppers and Onions, and Spaghetti Squash with Marinara) and the party is started!
Michael Chiarello has the ultimate potluck dinner foods. Recipes include Schiacciata with Caramelized Onions, Super-Tuscan White Bean Soup and Mom's Stuffed Eggplant.
First comes love, then comes ... the engagement party. Throw an easy bash for the happy couple with romantic treats everyone will enjoy: Harlequin Soup, Very Green Broccoli Soup, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Winter Squash and "His and Hers" Surf and Turf.
You provide the energy, Michael Chiarello provides the fuel with a backpack-friendly meal of Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Grilled Mushroom Vinaigrette, Spring Vegetable Rice Salad and Napa Road Mix to take on your next weekend hike or bike trip.
Michael and Chef Jan Birnbaum face off again in a contest to see who can grill the best steak. Michael brings a classic Italian steakhouse side dish to this big meat showdown. Recipes include: Jan's Cowboy Steak with Tomato Relish, Prime Rib-Eye Steaks with Mustard Parmesan Crust, Calabrese Broad Beans and Roasted Potatoes and Michael's Italian Manhattan.
For this party, Michael Chiarello's friends gather to play a favorite summer lawn game and enjoy an Italian-inspired meal of Grilled Eggplant Pizza, Hummus Piadine with Cucumber and Feta Salad, Strawberry Rhubarb Calzone and Venetian Wine Spritzer. With these dishes, you can eat and play at the same time and not miss a minute of the game.