In California, what can be more al fresco than having an Italian feast right on the beach? Giada De Laurentiis is packing up lots of great make-ahead dishes, including Grilled Chicken with Basil Dressing; Orzo Salad; Curly Endive, Prosciutto and Mozzarella on Bruschetta, and Italian S'mores!
Giada De Laurentiis is making a menu of hearty foods to refuel you. First is Chicken Tetrazzini and a side of Broccoli Florets with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil. And for dessert, Giada's preparing a light and festive Raspberry Almond Tart that's a breeze to make.
The big game is this weekend and Giada De Laurentiis invites her friends over for a fun party filled with Italian finger foods. Hearty crowd-pleasers that will get the game going: Steak Sandwiches, Cheese and Spinach Puff Pastry Pockets, Italian-Style Baked Beans and Sundried Tomato Kebabs.
Here's a menu that's perfect for a night in with the girls: Pancetta and Parmesan Torte is Giada De Laurentiis's version of a classic quiche. Her Whitefish with Lemon Vinaigrette is delicious. And for something dazzling -- Prosecco and Fruit Gelatin.
Giada De Laurentiis is stirring a pot of Spicy Bean Soup, baking up a tray of Spicy Italian Corn Bread and making a mug of Spicy Mocha that's topped with an espresso cocoa whipped cream. She'll pack this up for a picnic on the beach with her husband.
There's nothing more romantic than a dinner you create for that someone special, and Giada De Laurentiis has got the perfect menu. Thin slices of Steak Carpaccio, some Red Wine Risotto and Raspberry Cream Cupcakes. These recipes are so good they may just heat up your love life.
Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a wedding shower for her friend. She'll be serving Italian Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups, Goat Cheese Toasts and for dessert, White Chocolate Hazelnut Tartlets. And to toast the bride-to-be, Giada has a rainbow of different fruit colored Bellinis!
After a refreshing and nutritious Frozen Fruit and Yogurt Cup, Giada De Laurentiis heads to the cookware store and picks out the perfect panini grill to make her unique Prosciutto and Melon Panino. Her sister joins her in the kitchen for a lesson on Gnocchi and the perfect sauce to go with it.
Giada De Laurentiis knows that some off the best Italian dishes are the meaty ones. Veal Scaloppini with Saffron Cream Sauce, Chicken Vesuvio and Rigatoni with Steak Sauce. Meaty Italian meals show off some of Italy's finest flavors -- and you can be sure your guests won't leave hungry.
Giada De Laurentiis lightens up Italian classics. And she'll do an Italian wine 101 to go with the recipes for Prosciutto-Wrapped Crudite, Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Pecorino, Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze.
Parties are a great way to catch up with friends and make new ones! Giada De Laurentiis has some recipes that are the perfect finger food, like Beef Crostini with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Italian Quesadillas and Artichoke Pesto Torta. Everyone is going to eat well and have a blast.
Today Giada De Laurentiis has collected her favorite seafood dishes that are light and healthy. Halibut with Balsamic Glaze, Swordfish Milanese and Seared Shrimp in Endive Leaves with Parsley Sauce. These seafaring favorites showcase the beautiful flavors of the Italian coast.
After years of being a personal chef, Giada De Laurentiis picked up many tricks and recipes that can be made in a flash. Today, she's going to prepare one of her client's favorite menu: Creamy Red Pepper Soup, Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops, Anytime Vegetable Salad and Orange Segments with Fresh Berries and Balsamic Cream.
Today Giada's hosting an Italian wine-tasting party, complete with many tasty dishes. Parmesan Tortilla Crisps, Salami Crisps with Sour Cream and Basil, Swordfish Spiedini and Rack of Lamb with Mint-Basil Pesto. Delectable nibbles and wines to match: this is a party you don't want to miss.
Fast food doesn't have to mean bad food. Giada De Laurentiis is taking some of your favorite Italian-American fast food dishes and making them more delicious, and a bit more elegant. Tasty Lasagna Rolls filled with spinach, cheese and prosciutto, a crisp and light Fried Zucchini, for dessert, delicious Italian Doughnuts.
Giada De Laurentiss has got some simple dessert recipes that will have you baking on a daily basis. Banana Muffins with Mascarpone Cream Frosting, Nonna's Lemon Ricotta Biscuits and an icy, rich Mocha Semifreddo. These desserts are so easy, they're almost as much fun to make as they are to eat.
Got some friends coming over this weekend? Giada De Laurentiis has got a delicious Italian dinner menu that won't leave you trapped in the kitchen. Wow them with Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast, Herbed Polenta, an Italian Mixed Salad and Hazelnut Crunch.
Everyone loves pasta. Today, Giada's going to show us three: Baked Angel Hair with Turkey Sausage and Eggplant, Chicken Carbonara and Macaroni and Cheese. This show is a pasta potluck: you're bound to see something you like.
Your mom always told you to eat your vegetables, and Giada De Laurentiis is making them! With dishes like Stuffed Zucchini and Red Bell Peppers, Baked Squash Gratin and Broccoli Puree. Giada's even got a refreshing drink to go along -- Rose Wine with Sage and Lemon.
Giada Day Laurentiis is sharing her favorite stress-free recipes: Fusilli with Sausage, Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes; Grilled Bread; Mixed Green Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette and Angel Food Cake with Espresso Mascarpone Cream.
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