Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Hosted by Michael Chiarello

Singin the Blues

We're pickin' and grinnin' in this fun outdoor party featuring our favorite slow cooked pork and other summer delights for a hot day of blues and barbecue. Invite the neighborhood!


Gameplan
Day Before Party:

  • Cut, boil and cool potatoes for Roasted Potato Salad.

  • Blend ingredients for Blue Cheese Compound Butter. Roll into a log and refrigerate.

  • Roast cooled and dried potatoes for Roasted Potato Salad.

  • Shave fennel and celery hearts for Roasted Potato Salad.

  • Whisk together vinaigrette for Roasted Potato Salad.

  • Layer potatoes over vinaigrette, top with fennel and celery, do not toss. Cover and refrigerate.

Morning of Party:

  • Mix Roasted Garlic Rub for Slow Cooked Pork. Coat pork with rub, place in oven.

  • Dissolve sugar in water to make simple syrup for Spiked Sweet Tea.

  • Brew concentrated tea for Spiked Sweet Tea. Add room temperature water and simple syrup. Cover and refrigerate.

At the party:

  • Pour sweet tea over ice, top with bourbon and garnish.

  • Grill corn and coat with compound butter.

  • Shred the pork.

  • Toss the roasted potato salad.

Eat and Enjoy!
(Episode: MO0505)

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