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 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
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Tuesday
Jun 6
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
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 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 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 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 6, Episode 16

Comforting One Pot Meals

A one pot meal may mean fewer dishes, but the real treat is to spend the day with the comforting aromas of a homecooked meal bubbling on the stove or baking in the oven. Giada De Laurentiis is making her favorite one-pot meals: Italian Cheese Fondue, Lentil Soup and Baked Tortellini oozing with melted cheese.

Saturday
Sep 30
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Holiday Cookies

No holiday is complete without an array of colorful, buttery-sweet cookies to nibble. Giada De Laurentiis is making batches of her all-time favorite Italian cookies -- Florentines, Fig and Walnut Cookies and Holiday Biscotti -- and wrapping them up as holiday gifts. These are so yummy, it'll be hard to give them away.

Tuesday
Dec 12
8am | 7c

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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.