Giada de Laurentiis will show you some new twists on dishes that can come from your trusty grill using some of her favorite Italian flavors. On the menu: Grilled Tuscan Steak with Fried Egg and Goat Cheese, Arugula Salad with Grilled Fruit, Italian Flatbread with Fontina and Prosciutto, and Grilled Panettone with Strawberry Ice Cream and Almonds.
Cakes, cookies and ice cream! Giada De Laurentiis is going to give three of her favorite desserts an Italian makeover: Almond and Lemon Biscotti Dipped in White Chocolate, Ricotta and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cones and Raspberry Pound Cake with Vin Santo Cream.
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.
A working lunch is a perfect chance to make a great impression, but you want to keep it simple and satisfying. Giada De Laurentiis is whipping up an easy and original menu of Rolled Chicken Sandwich with Arugula and Parsley Aioli, Garbanzo Bean and Zucchini Salad, Lemon-Basil Potatoes and Frothy Chocolate Espresso Shake that's hardly any work at all.
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.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis is setting up a tent in her yard for her friend's kids who are staying with her for the weekend and cooking up some kid-friendly food that will keep them warm in the great outdoors. Orecchiette with Mini Chicken Meatballs, Venetian Rolled Pizza and Hazelnut and Chocolate Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream will get the kids asking for seconds.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares four vegetarian dishes that are full of flavor, fun and satisfaction in every bite: Grilled Tofu with Asiago and Walnut Pesto, Italian Lentil Salad, Goat Cheese and Herb Stuffed Radicchio Leaves and Rigatoni with Creamy Mushroom Sauce.
Giada De Laurentiis is having a picnic with some friends and is bringing along Italian-inspired picnic treats: Orzo with Sausage, Peppers and Tomatoes; Vegetables with Olivada; and Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes.
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.
Osterias are like Italy's version of a coffee shop; where groups hang out, play cards and gossip, but the food can be a little fancier and wine is served instead of coffee. Giada De Laurentiis prepares some of her favorite Osteria-style dishes: Chianti Marinated Beef Stew, Gorgonzola and Porcini Mushroom Risotto and Apricot and Nut Cookies with Amaretto Icing.
Giada De Laurentiis is going to show you how to make some of her favorite healthy Italian snacks! The best part is that you can make them ahead and keep them in your fridge all week to fight off your temptations for junk food. Recipes include: Parmesan Fish Sticks, Spinach and Cannellini Bean Dip, Sweet Couscous with Nuts and Dried Fruit and Virgin Pomegranate and Cranberry Bellinis.
Thursdays at 9pm ET