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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Tuesday
Jun 6
10am | 9c
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 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 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
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 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 2, Episode 9

Apres Ski

Giada De Laurentiis grew up skiing the Italian Alps and after a long day on the slopes she loved to warm up with the local northern Italian mountain food. She's going to show you how to prepare some of her favorite dishes from the Italian Alps; Beef and Butternut Squash Stew, Hearty Tomato Soup with Lemon and Rosemary, and Apple Zeppole with Cinnamon Whipped Cream.

Saturday
Sep 30
8am | 7c
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.

Saturday
Jan 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 19

Feel Good Food

Giada De Laurentiis prepares flavorful dishes that won't weigh you down, like garlic chicken with a citrus zing, a super light and healthy spinach sauce to mix into pasta, and a fruity but tart icy drink that will cleanse the palate.

Saturday
Jan 20
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.