Chic and Easy

Riviera Egg Pie

Mary Nolan creates a quiche-like dish, but with a tasty twist.

Mary Nolan

Mary Nolan

Mary Nolan shares her sophisticated yet simple meal ideas and crowd-pleasing tips for memorable occasions on Chic & Easy.

Chic & Easy

Chic & Easy showcases the philosophy that successful entertaining results from mouthwatering menus and stylish, welcoming atmospheres that don't break the bank. With easy preparation, and flavorful food that wows time and again, Mary Nolan offers accessible, inspired solutions for the unforgettable occasion. Her sophisticated yet simple meals are delicious, easy to prepare and hard to forget. Whether it's using local produce, showcasing a single splurge ingredient or impressing guests with a unique flea-market find, get ready for the party, because Mary's crowd-pleasing and affordable ideas make entertaining your friends Chic & Easy.

Most Popular Recipes

All Chic & Easy Recipes

Classic Deviled Eggs

Strawberry Shortcake

German Potato Salad

Orzo Salad

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Bucatini Marinara with Sausage

Stilton-Stuffed Dates

Spicy Cocktail Meatballs

Gingered Pomegranate Cosmo

Crispy Curried Coconut Shrimp

Riviera Egg Pie

Sweet and Smoky Popcorn

Crispy Curried Coconut Shrimp

Gingered Pomegranate Cosmo

Strawberry Shortcake

Terry's Bloody Marys

Watermelon with Balsamic and Feta

Seared Salmon with Confetti Chickpeas

Mesclun with Prosciutto Grissini

Bellini Cocktails

Caramel Apple Sundaes

Sweet and Smoky Popcorn

Roasted Lemon-Herb Chicken

Minted Fruit Salad

Individual Cobb Salads

Cuban Steak Sandwiches

Classic Deviled Eggs

Season 1, Episode 1

Team Bonding Brunch

Mary invites her touch football team over for a bonding brunch complete with a delicious Riviera Egg Pie, a fresh Minted Fruit Salad and lip-smacking Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting. To add a spicy twist to her team brunch, Mary also concocts some of her signature namesakes – Terry's Bloody Marys.

Wednesday
Sep 14
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

It's Ladies Night, Oh What a Night

Mary spices up Ladies Night and prepares a menu fit for a queen, including Crispy Curried Coconut Shrimp, Spicy Cocktail Meatballs and flavorful Stilton-Stuffed Dates. Then, Mary toasts to her fabulous friendships with her crowd-pleasing Gingered Pomegranate Cosmos.

Wednesday
Sep 21
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Posh Picnic

Just in time for the nice weather, Mary puts together a sophisticated picnic lunch complete with no-fuss recipes for Classic Deviled Eggs and mouth-watering Cuban Steak Sandwiches. She completes this "Posh Picnic" with a simple Orzo Salad and refreshing Watermelon with Balsamic and Feta.

Wednesday
Sep 28
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Movie and a Meal with Mary

Mary puts a modern twist on movie night with an award-winning feast. First, Mary whips up some savory movie night nibbles like Bucatini Marinara with Sausage and Mesclun with Prosciutto Grissini. Next, she spices up the ultimate movie snack with Sweet and Smoky Popcorn and then finishes off with delectable Caramel Apple Sundaes.

 

Wednesday
Oct 5
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

Think Globally, Eat Locally

Mary uncovers a world of flavors as she "Thinks Globally and Eats Locally."

Wednesday
Oct 12
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 6

Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch

Mary loves catching up with friends, especially over a tasty lunch and a few cocktails. She serves up a light and healthy Seared Salmon with Confetti Chickpeas as well as colorful and crunchy Individual Cobb Salads. For a sweet and "spirited" treat, Mary mixes up some Bellini Cocktails for the ladies as well.

Wednesday
Oct 19
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Team Bonding Brunch

Mary invites her touch football team over for a bonding brunch complete with a delicious Riviera Egg Pie, a fresh Minted Fruit Salad and lip-smacking Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting. To add a spicy twist to her team brunch, Mary also concocts some of her signature namesakes – Terry's Bloody Marys.

Wednesday
Apr 4
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

It's Ladies Night, Oh What a Night

Mary spices up Ladies Night and prepares a menu fit for a queen, including Crispy Curried Coconut Shrimp, Spicy Cocktail Meatballs and flavorful Stilton-Stuffed Dates. Then, Mary toasts to her fabulous friendships with her crowd-pleasing Gingered Pomegranate Cosmos.

Wednesday
Apr 11
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Posh Picnic

Just in time for the nice weather, Mary puts together a sophisticated picnic lunch complete with no-fuss recipes for Classic Deviled Eggs and mouth-watering Cuban Steak Sandwiches. She completes this "Posh Picnic" with a simple Orzo Salad and refreshing Watermelon with Balsamic and Feta.

Friday
Apr 20
4:30am | 3:30c