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 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 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 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.

Tuesday
Jun 6
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 7

Seafood

With the Mediterranean Sea lapping all around the coast of Italy, seafood is a huge part of Italian cooking. Today, Giada's cooking up a menu of Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops, Crab and Ricotta Cannelloni, Sea Bass Alla Fiorentina and a Halibut and Chickpea Salad that's sure to turn even the strictest landlubber into a seafood fan.

Tuesday
Jun 20
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 5, Episode 6

Frozen Treats

Dessert is everyone's favorite part of the meal and for Italians, frozen desserts are an art form. Giada De Laurentiis whips up some of her favorite frozen treats and shows just how easy it is to make your own icy desserts at home. With recipes for: Italian Ice Pops, Pineapple Semifreddo, Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato and Gelato Cooler.

Tuesday
Jun 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 17

Special Single Servings

Giada De Laurentiis prepares simple dishes and makes them elegant by serving them in creative individual portions: Risotto in a Lemon Cup, Spinach Salad in a Parmesan Frico Cup and Individual Orange and Chocolate Cheesecakes.

Tuesday
Jul 11
11am | 10c
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 6, Episode 17

Breakfast

Giada De Laurentiis is inviting friends over for a late morning meal: they'll flip over her savory Mini Frittatas and will absolutely devour her sweet Hazelnut Cinnamon Rolls. But it's the Spiked Iced Cappuccino that'll really kick-start the day.

Tuesday
Jul 18
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Saturday
Sep 30
7am | 6c
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
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.

Saturday
Jan 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 19

Feel Good Food

Giada De Laurentiis prepares flavorful dishes that won't weigh you down, like garlic chicken with a citrus zing, a super light and healthy spinach sauce to mix into pasta, and a fruity but tart icy drink that will cleanse the palate.

Saturday
Jan 20
8am | 7c

Show Extras

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Our Best Italian Recipes and Menus

Pantry: Italian Essentials

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Most Popular Recipes

Garlic and Citrus Chicken

Spinach and Cannellini Bean Dip

Sweet Couscous with Nuts and Dried Fruit

Tuscan Salad

Penne with Spinach Sauce

Pork Chops Stuffed with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

Parmesan Fish Sticks

Artichoke and Tomato Panzanella

Conchiglie With Clams and Mussels

Virgin Pomegranate and Cranberry Bellinis

Limoncello

Wilted Greens with Ricotta Salata

Mozzarella Sticks

Italian-Style Baked Beans

Chicken Carbonara

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil, and Salmon

Italian Chopped Salad

Orecchiette with Mini Chicken Meatballs

Short Ribs with Tagliatelle

Macaroni and Cheese

Linguine and Prosciutto Frittatas

Spicy Parmesan Green Beans and Kale

Gorgonzola and Porcini Mushroom Risotto

Chicken Scallopine with Saffron Cream Sauce

Cornbread Panzanella Salad

Chicken Tetrazzini

Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

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.