Italians are masters at transforming simple, everyday ingredients into dishes that are quick, healthy and satisfying. In Everyday Italian , chef Giada De Laurentiis shares updated versions of the homey recipes she grew up with in her Italian family. She'll show you easy dishes that are perfect for every occasion: a weeknight meal, entertaining a crowd or a cozy dinner for two. Buon appetito !

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Season 9, Episode 13

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You've been watching Giada De Laurentiis prepare her favorites, now it's time for her to prepare yours. She'll make your most-requested dishes: from Pizza Rustica to Italian Wedding Soup to Easter Pie. It's everything you could ask for!

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Jan 9
9:30am | 8:30c
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Jun 6
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Jun 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Lite and Healthy

Giada De Laurentiis cooks a light and healthy lunch for her girlfriends, with Conchiglie with Clams and Mussels, Tuscan Salad, Grapefruit Zabaglione Over Mixed Berries and Blissini.

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Jun 6
11am | 10c
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Tuesday
Jun 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Vegetarian Italian

Giada De Laurentiis has a delicious and filling vegetarian Italian meal that's so hearty you won't even miss the meat. On the menu: Veronica's Veggie Meatloaf with Checca Sauce, Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables and Mushroom Parmesan.

Tuesday
Jun 13
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Summer Beach Party

Summer is the perfect time to eat on the beach and tonight Giada De Laurentiis is entertaining in style with a sunset beach party. She's serving up a menu of light summer favorites (Salmon with Lemon, Capers and Rosemary; Farfalle with Broccoli and Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint Vinaigrette) perfect for soaking in the warm weather.

Tuesday
Jun 20
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Giada's Spa Weekend Brought Home

Giada De Laurentiis recently went on a spa weekend with some girlfriends and came back inspired to recreate some of her favorite healthy meals giving them her unique Italian touches. She makes Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil and Salmon; Pork Chops Stuffed with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach; and Artichoke and Tomato Panzanella.

Tuesday
Jul 18
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

Foods of Genoa

From the Fish Festival of Saint Fortunato to their famed salami, Genoa has a host of delicacies that sum up the very best of Italian cuisine. Giada De Laurentiis brings you beautiful dishes inspired by this very special Italian province: Orechiette with Sausage, Beans and Mascarpone; Halibut Poached in Olive Oil with Broccoli Rabe Pesto; Genovese-Style Artichokes and Olive Oil Muffins.

Tuesday
Jul 25
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 20

Venetian Holiday

Inspired by the Italian region of Venice, Giada De Laurentiis whips up some Venetian favorites, like Asparagus, Artichoke and Mushroom Saute with Tarragon Vinaigrette; Curried Chicken Sandwich with Radicchio and Pancetta; Almond, Pine Nut, Apricot Crumb Cake; and Amaretto Sour with Prosecco.

Tuesday
Jul 25
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Apres Ski

Giada De Laurentiis grew up skiing the Italian Alps and after a long day on the slopes she loved to warm up with the local northern Italian mountain food. She's going to show you how to prepare some of her favorite dishes from the Italian Alps; Beef and Butternut Squash Stew, Hearty Tomato Soup with Lemon and Rosemary, and Apple Zeppole with Cinnamon Whipped Cream.

Saturday
Sep 30
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 11

Hearty Italian

Nothing's better than digging into a hearty Italian meal that's filled with the flavors of fall. Giada De Laurentiis gets big pots bubbling on the stove, with a comforting Italian Vegetable Soup with Phyllo Croutons to dip, plus an oh-so-tender Lamb Stew. Instead of apple pie for dessert, Giada's baking up simply sweet Apple Crostatas.

Saturday
Sep 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 16

Comforting One Pot Meals

A one pot meal may mean fewer dishes, but the real treat is to spend the day with the comforting aromas of a homecooked meal bubbling on the stove or baking in the oven. Giada De Laurentiis is making her favorite one-pot meals: Italian Cheese Fondue, Lentil Soup and Baked Tortellini oozing with melted cheese.

Saturday
Sep 30
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 9

Tree Trimming Party

While her friends fill the tree with beautiful decorations, Giada De Laurentiis fills their appetites with Italian favorites to match the season. A hearty Cioppino soup brimming with fresh seafood, Pizza Blanca sprinkled with flavorful herbs and a decadent Panettone Trifle for dessert.

Tuesday
Dec 12
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 18

Holiday Gifts from Home

Giada De Laurentiis makes an Italian gift basket that will keep her family and friends enjoying Christmas well into the new year. With recipes for Salami and Gorgonzola Biscuits; Ragu with Pancetta and Prosciutto; Toasted Cecchi, Almonds and Pistachios; Parma-Style Carrot Cake.

Tuesday
Dec 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Holiday Cookies

No holiday is complete without an array of colorful, buttery-sweet cookies to nibble. Giada De Laurentiis is making batches of her all-time favorite Italian cookies -- Florentines, Fig and Walnut Cookies and Holiday Biscotti -- and wrapping them up as holiday gifts. These are so yummy, it'll be hard to give them away.

Tuesday
Dec 12
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 2

Christmas Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a white Christmas party and you're invited. She's going to prepare an amazing holiday brunch buffet to ring in the good cheer. The menu: Linguine and Prosciutto Frittatas, Arugula and Roasted Fruit Salad with Panettone Croutons and Parmesan Potato Pancake.

Tuesday
Dec 12
8:30am | 7:30c

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About the Host

Giada De Laurentiis

Learn more about Giada De Laurentiis, host of Everyday Italian, and see how she makes easy Italian recipes for any occasion, from quick weeknight meals to entertaining a crowd.