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 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 13
9am | 8c
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 13
9:30am | 8:30c
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 20
9am | 8c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 20
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Warming Up Winter

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to warm up this winter with some spicy Italian dishes: Rigatoni with Eggplant Puree, Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan and Pancetta, Sweet Pea Crostini and Spiced Americano with Cinnamon Whipped Cream.

Monday
Jan 9
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 13

Lazy Days

Giada De Laurentiis shows you some sneaky side steps that will save you tons of time in the kitchen, without losing the flavorful results. Ravioli with a Creamy Tomato Sauce and Herbed Goat Cheese, Raspberry Tiramisu and Campari Spritzer.

Monday
Jan 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 11

Soups and Stews

Nothing says comfort more than a stove topped with pots of simmering soups and stews. Giada De Laurentiis makes a tender Italian meat and mushroom stew (Stracoto with Porcini Mushrooms), a simple Tomato Soup with Pancetta and for dessert, a Mixed Berry Soup with Gelato!

Monday
Jan 9
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Quick and Easy

Giada De Laurentiis shows you four new quick and easy ways to get dinner on the table in no time without having to skimp on flavor. Recipes include: Apricot and Chicken Bruschetta, Spaghetti with Olives and Bread Crumbs, Fennel Slaw with Prosciutto and Pistachio Pesto, and Gianduja Bars.

Monday
Jan 9
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Pasta for Every Season

Italians love pasta no matter what the season. Giada De Laurentiis is going to show you how to create pasta dishes that will take you from winter to summer and all the in-between seasons. Ring in spring with Penne with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes; Fusilli with Shrimp, Orange and Arugula will cool you down in the summer; Whole-Grain Spaghetti with Pecorino, Prosciutto and Pepper is the perfect fall dish; and Swiss Chard and Sweet Pea Manicotti will keep you warm in winter.

Monday
Jan 9
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 13

Viewer Requests

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!

Monday
Jan 9
9:30am | 8:30c

Show Extras

How to Cook Like an Italian

From easy homemade pasta to handmade sauces, our complete guide to Italian cooking will help you bring home the flavors of Italy.
Our Best Italian Recipes and Menus

Pantry: Italian Essentials

A well-stocked pantry makes whipping up delicious Italian meals a snap. Countless dishes can be made from ingredients on hand, but with a quick dash through the express line for perishables, the options are limitless.

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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.