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 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 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 5, Episode 4

Picnic Planner

Giada De Laurentiis is packing a picnic lunch to surprise her husband at work. An extra-special Penne with Beef and Arugula, Parmesan Poppers, irresistible Almond Blueberry Cookies and a fruity Iced Tea with Grenadine make for an easy, satisfying and portable picnic meal.

Tuesday
Jun 13
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 7

Giada's Bikini Ready Dinners

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes in the bikini season with these light summer dishes: Roasted Halibut with Grapefruit Fennel Salsa; Whole-Wheat Linguine with Green Beans, Ricotta and Lemon; Shaved Carrot and Pear Salad with Curry Vinaigrette and Mixed Berries with Limoncello.

Tuesday
Jun 13
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Hotel Style Luxury

Giada De Laurentiis has spent a lot of time traveling around the world, so today she's created some dishes (Polenta Crusted Shrimp with Mustard and Herb Mayonnaise, Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Profiteroles with Herb Oil and Lemon Hazelnut Tiramisu) that bring home the luxury of staying at a hotel.

Tuesday
Jun 13
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 15

Cooking for Beginners

Giada De Laurentiis is always being asked what the perfect dish is for the beginner cook. Giada is going to show you that with a few select items from the supermarket, anyone can create a satisfying dinner and feel comfortable in the kitchen! Recipes include: Italian Fish and Veggie Pockets, Fusilli Alla Caprese and Black and White Cookies.

Tuesday
Jun 27
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Friday Night Dinner

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to make a stress-free meal after a long day at work that will still welcome in the weekend. With Pea and Basil Soup, Prosciutto Lamb Burgers, Fennel Puree and Chocolate Espresso Cups.

Tuesday
Jul 11
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 18

Cooking For One

Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make some of her favorite dishes for an easy, but satisfying, dinner for one. Recipes include: Prosciutto and Carrot Bundles, Orecchiette with Mixed Greens and Goat Cheese, Petite Filet with Gorgonzola and Porcini Mushroom Sauce and for dessert, Sauteed Pineapple with Honey and Pine Nuts.

Tuesday
Jul 11
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Giada's Dating Tips for the Bachelor

Giada De Laurentiis shows her younger brother four delicious recipes ranging from an alternative to the regular TV dinner to a dish to impress the ladies! Recipes include: Caramelized Pancetta and Fennel Salad, Ravioli with Balsamic Brown Butter, Creamy Baked Fettuccine with Asiago and Thyme and Espresso Martini.

Tuesday
Jul 11
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 2, Episode 19

Neapolitan

Inspired by her Neapolitan roots, Giada De Laurentiis makes a southern Italian feast with the flavors of Naples: Veal and Lemon Saltimbocca, Eggplant Timbale and Smoked Mozzarella and Ricotta Fritters.

Tuesday
Jul 25
11am | 10c
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.

Saturday
Sep 30
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Sep 30
7:30am | 6:30c
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 5, Episode 1

Italian Street Food

Italian street vendors are masters at making quick, delicious foods that cost next to nothing. Giada De Laurentiis brings some of these classic recipes back to her kitchen and puts her own spin on her favorite Italian street foods: Sausage, Peppers and Onions; Fried Ravioli; Zeppole.

Saturday
Sep 30
9am | 8c
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

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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.