Celebrate a patriotic holiday or a returning soldier with this all-American outdoor summer meal. Michael Chiarello's menu has Caramelized Onion-Zin Burgers with Crispy Cheddar Frico, creamy Potato Salad, and fresh Blackberry Tart in a menu that does everything but stand up and salute the flag!
Michael Chiarello plans an old-fashioned ice cream social with the best summer desserts and your favorite lawn games to keep everyone busy. Menu: Peach and Berry Cobbler, Strawberry Tiramisu Cones, Fruit and Cinnamon Semifreddo, Orange-sicle Spritzer.
Who says you have to go to a fancy restaurant to put together your favorite brunch? Michael Chiarello's guests get to build their own omelets served alongside a cocktail with a kick. The menu includes: Chiarello's Classic Omelet Technique, Caponata Agrodolce, Spinaci alla Padella, Stove-Top Preserves.
Michael Chiarello's step-by-step guide for the novice cook and first-time dinner party host, with clever tips for cooking with few pans and even less money. He makes Tri-Colore Salad with Frico Crackers and Caesar Vinaigrette, Lunchbag Swordfish with Mediterranean Tomato Sauce and Linguini, and Panna Cotta with Honey.
Take a trip to the islands with Michael Chiarello's Caribbean-inspired meal of jerk chicken and other tropical delicacies. Recipes include: Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice, Caribbean-style Beans and Rice, Papaya Avocado Salad and Batido Colada.
There's nothing more glamorous than a summer night party around the pool, especially when you serve Michael Chiarello's scrumptious grilled hors d'oeuvres. Recipes include: Grilled Baby Lamb Chops with Crispy Rosemary, Marinated Grilled Shrimp Cocktail, Grilled Asparagus with Tangerine Mayonnaise and Pimm's Cup Cocktail.
Michael Chiarello has a heart-healthy, slim-down menu that's so good, no one will feel deprived -- not with Summer Yogurt Soup with Tomato and Basil, Spaghettini Squared, Balsamic Glazed Fruits and Peach Green Tea Cooler. Good and good for you.
In the 70s and early 80s, Northern California spawned a new wave in cooking fresh, regional ingredients and Michael Chiarello was part of the movement making it happen. He treats us to a meal featuring California classic ingredients, including Tomato Steak with Baked Goat Cheese and Herb Salad, Alder-Planked Salmon with Egg Sauce, Baby Vegetables with Tarragon Nage and a Summer Berry Pudding.
A grill-your-own party as Michael Chiarello sets out of the fixings for his famous spiedini. Even the dessert is skewered. Recipes: Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Ahi, Garlic-Stuffed Lamb Loin Bites, Cinnamon-Flavored Skewers with Fresh Fruit and Spoon-Fed Bloody Mary with Grilled Lemon Skewers.
When friends gather at the last minute, Michael Chiarello still has what it takes to put on a fabulous party. He stages a pantry raid -- using just what's on hand in the cupboards, he throws together a meal with lots of flavor and no fuss: Spaghetti all'Amatriciana, Whole Leaf Caesar Salad, Bruschetta with White Beans, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil, and Hazelnut Ice Cream Sundae.
Celebrate the season with a gift wrapping party and come away with a gift you can make yourself. Michael Chiarello cooks an easy lunch for his guests that includes an easy food gift: Winter Panzanella, Turkey Scallopine Milanese with Mustard Cranberry Sauce, and Chocolate Wine.
When it's cold outside, warm up inside with Michael Chiarello's comfort meal of Lemon Salt Marinated Pork Tenderloin, Pea Whipped Potatoes, Winter Pears and Spiked Cider Cocktail. The perfect warm dinner on a blustery day.
Classic American comfort food comes with an Italian accent when Michael Chiarello makes his versions of home-style favorites, including Italian Meatloaf, Pesto Crushed Potatoes, Potato Focaccia and Banana Nutella Crepes.