Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Hosted by Michael Chiarello

Little Bitty Bites

Tiny versions of your favorite foods make fun cocktail party fare. Mini hamburgers on a bun, tiny soups in espresso cups. Everything pops in your mouth! With recipes with Tiny hamburgers; Tiny pizzas; Asparagus Soup with Parmigiano Zabaglione


Gameplan
1 Day Before Party:

  • Sweat onions for Asparagus Soup.
  • Caramelize onions for Onion Relish.

  • Finish Onion Relish with mustard, ketchup salt and pepper. Cool and store in refrigerator overnight.

  • Add potatoes, bay, stock to onions for Asparagus Soup.

  • Puree and mash fruits for Tiny Banana Split Fruit Sauces. Finish Fruit Sauces and store in refrigerator overnight.

  • Prep asparagus. Cook, finish and puree Asparagus Soup. Chill and store overnight in refrigerator.

  • Blend and cook egg mixture for Parmesan Zabaglione. Finish with Parmesan. Cool and store overnight in refrigerator.

  • Blend and form burgers. Refrigerate overnight.

  • Scoop ice cream with mini scoop for Tiny Sundaes. Freeze overnight.

1 Hour Before Party:

  • Cut out pizza rounds for Tiny Pizzas.

  • Heat jarred tomato sauce and assemble Tiny Pizzas. Top with cheese and bake.

  • Reheat Asparagus Soup.

  • Finish Parmesan Zabaglione with heavy cream.

  • Pour Asparagus Soup into mini cups and top with Zabaglione and serve.

  • Platter Tiny Pizzas. Finish with basil and Parmesan and serve.

At the Party:

  • Grill Tiny Hamburgers. Assemble burgers with Onion Relish, pickles and serve.

  • Slice bananas and assemble Tiny Sundaes with Fruit Sauce, Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Nuts, Cherries and Whipped Cream.

Eat and Enjoy!
(Episode: MO0509)

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