Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Hosted by Michael Chiarello

Blind Date Singles Mixer

Play cupid by asking all of your single friends over for a cocktail party. Our food is delicious and easy to make, plus simple to manage as you meet and greet. And there’s always something to talk about at our special ice cream mix in station.

Gameplan
Day Before Party:

  • Place tray filled with water in the freezer for Ice Cream Mix In Station

  • Prepare tomatoes, peppers, mix with seasonings and place in the oven to broil for Roasted Tomato and Pepper Sauce

  • Mash together and refrigerate Mint Salt for Lamb Lollipops

  • Pull tomatoes and peppers out of the oven, and puree for Roasted Tomato and Pepper Sauce

  • Precook pastina for Pastina Risotto with Roasted Tomato and Pepper Sauce

  • Saute and crisp prosciutto for Crostini of Prosciutto to accompany Melon Soup

  • Peel, puree and strain Melon Soup, place in pitcher and refrigerate

  • Strain pastina, cover with olive oil and refrigerate for Pastina Risotto with Roasted Tomato and Pepper Sauce

1 Hour Before Party:

  • Season with mint salt, and brown frenched lamb in sauté pan for Lamb Lollipops with Mint Salt

  • Begin to slice day old bread for Parmesan Crostini

  • Remove lamb from stove top, place in oven for Lamb Lollipops with Mint Salt

  • Top and coat Parmesan Crostini and place in oven to brown

  • Add merlot to browned lamb rack sauté pan to create a glaze to top Lamb Lollipops with Mint Salt

  • Finish pastina, combine with spinach and prepared sauce

  • Carve lamb racks, top with glaze

At Party:

  • Pour Napastyle Sunset Cocktails

  • Pour Melon Soups, top with Prosciutto Crostini

  • Place Pastina Risotto with Roasted Tomato and Pepper Sauce in spoons for serving

Eat and Enjoy.

At Party:

  • Prepare ice cream mix in ingredients, crushed candy, chocolate sauce etc

  • Place frozen tray on counter, cover with another, inverted tray. Cover both trays with plastic wrap

  • Slice up vanilla ice cream with spatula, and use toppings to mix in

Eat and Enjoy.
(Episode: MO0403)

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