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 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
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Tuesday
Jun 6
10am | 9c
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Tuesday
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.

Tuesday
Jun 6
11am | 10c
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Tuesday
Jun 6
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
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 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 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 5, Episode 3

Mixed Grill

Grilling is an age-old art form in Italian cooking. Giada De Laurentiis is going to show you how they do it in Italy with clean cuts of meat and fresh citrus flavors. A Saffron Orzo is the luxurious bed for a mixed grill of meats and vegetables with a Grilled Mixed Fruit dessert and a delicious Tiziano to drink.

Tuesday
Jun 20
10:30am | 9:30c
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

Show Extras

How to Cook Like an Italian

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Our Best Italian Recipes and Menus

Pantry: Italian Essentials

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Most Popular Recipes

Raspberry Pound Cake with Vin Santo Cream

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

Lamb Stew with Cipolline Onions and Potatoes

Eggs in Purgatory

Fusilli with Shrimp, Orange and Arugula (Summer)

Spicy Baked Macaroni

Swordfish Milanese

Pea and Basil Soup

Fregola Salad with Fresh Citrus and Red Onion

Herb Coated Goat Cheese

Hazelnut and Chocolate Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Mascarpone Cheesecake with Almond Crust

Vegetables with Olivada

Turkey Bolognese

Veronica's Veggie Meatloaf with Checca Sauce

Fruit Salad with Cannoli Cream

Chocolate Gelato Baguettes

Goat Cheese and Herb Stuffed Radicchio Leaves

Roasted Cod with Lima Beans

Wilted Greens with Ricotta Salata

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Frozen Fruit and Yogurt Cups

Herb Stuffed Tomatoes

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Phyllo Croutons

Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast

Raspberry Tiramisu

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.