Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Hosted by Michael Chiarello

Surprise Party

Hosting a surprise party shouldn't stress you out. We'll show you how to make an easy get together that your guest of honor will never see coming.


Gameplan
Day Before Party:

  • Assemble, mix and refrigerate Blue Cheese Caesar Dressing for salad.

  • Mix topping for Strawberry, Rhubarb and Banana Crostata, refrigerate.

2 Hours Before Party:

  • Blind bake tartlet shells for the Caprese Tartlets.

  • Mix, whisk and refrigerate Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette for Shrimp Spiedini.

  • Slice tomato and mozzarella for the Caprese Tartlets.

  • Assemble and then bake the Caprese Tartlets.

1 Hour Before Party:

  • Chop and mix filling for Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Banana Crostata, place in baking dish, sprinkle with topping. Set aside till ready to bake.

  • Wash then shred the salad greens, toss with Blue Cheese Caesar dressing and place in Romaine leaves for serving.

  • Wrap, skewer and grill shrimp for Shrimp Spiedini. Top with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette.

At the party:

  • Place the Strawberry, Rhubarb and Banana Crostata in the oven to bake.

Eat and Enjoy!
(Episode: MO0411)

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