Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Sauteed Garlic Olives

Michael reflavors olives by sauteing them in garlic and citrus juices.

About the Show

Cookbook author and chef Michael Chiarello loves to find inventive ways to entertain his friends. His parties are casual and easy to plan, and always revolve around great food. Each episode of Easy Entertaining, shot on location at the Trefethen Winery in Napa, 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.

About the Host

Michael Chiarello

Michael Chiarello is a successful entrepreneur and restaurateur, as well as an Emmy-winning Food Network personality and cookbook author.

Pasta Puttanesca

Salsa di Parmigiano

Torrone

Limoncello Spritzers

Puff Pastry Pinwheels Filled with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pesto

Baked Clams with Prosciutto Bits and Bread Crumbs

Negroni

Olive Oil Cake

My Mother's Tomato Sauce

Calabrian Cracked Olives

Calabrian Spiedini

Sage Creamed Corn Bruschetta with Prosciutto

Melon Fettuccini with Sweet Wine and Fresh Mint

Italian S'mores

Piadine with Caesar Salad and Roasted Garlic Paste

Fritto Misto with Two Mustard Sauce

Focaccia with Blue Cheese and Honey

Smeared Tomato Bruschetta with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Torn Basil, and Salt

White Bean and Corn Cannoli

Limoncello

Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Banana Crostata

Potato Gnocchi

Arugula Pesto

Mozzarella Martini with Fresh Tomato Consomme

Mushroom Tart

Parmesan Toasts

Tomato Steak with Baked Goat Cheese and Herb Salad