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 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
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Tuesday
Jun 6
10am | 9c
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Tuesday
Jun 6
10:30am | 9:30c
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 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 3, Episode 11

Dressing Up BBQ

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to turn a typical summer barbecue into a fancy feast with some simple and easy alternatives to your traditional barbecue menu. Recipes include Chicken or Steak with Balsamic BBQ Sauce, Roman Summer Salad, Tri-Colore Orzo and Amaretto and Raspberry Smoothie.

Tuesday
Jun 20
11am | 10c
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 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
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Tuesday
Jun 27
11am | 10c
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 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 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 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 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 5, Episode 10

Breakfast in Bed

Giada De Laurentiis has got a friend in town and she wants her to wake up to a delicious selection of Italian breakfast favorites. Giada prepares: Lemon and Basil Eggs Over Foccacia, Breakfast Pizza, Italian Breakfast Skewers and a Hot Chocolate Bar.

Tuesday
Jul 18
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 18

Baby Shower

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to make lunchtime gatherings extra fun and delicious. On the menu: Tomato, Watermelon and Basil Skewers; Artichoke and Tuna Panini with Garbanzo Bean Spread; Farro with Coarse Pesto; and Chocolate Gelato Baguettes.

Tuesday
Jul 18
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Flavors of Sardinia

Giada de Laurentiis prepares a meal inspired by the flavors of one of Italy's most beautiful islands, Sardinia. On the menu: Fregola with Clams and Mussels, Prosciutto and Cheese-Stuffed Lamb Tenderloin and Ricotta with Vanilla-Sugar Croutons and Berries.

Tuesday
Jul 25
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 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 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 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
Aug 1
10am | 9c

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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.