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 9, Episode 13

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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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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 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 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 3, Episode 3

Friday Night Dinner

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to make a stress-free meal after a long day at work that will still welcome in the weekend. With Pea and Basil Soup, Prosciutto Lamb Burgers, Fennel Puree and Chocolate Espresso Cups.

Tuesday
Jul 11
10am | 9c
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 20

Venetian Holiday

Inspired by the Italian region of Venice, Giada De Laurentiis whips up some Venetian favorites, like Asparagus, Artichoke and Mushroom Saute with Tarragon Vinaigrette; Curried Chicken Sandwich with Radicchio and Pancetta; Almond, Pine Nut, Apricot Crumb Cake; and Amaretto Sour with Prosecco.

Tuesday
Jul 25
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 11

Hearty Italian

Nothing's better than digging into a hearty Italian meal that's filled with the flavors of fall. Giada De Laurentiis gets big pots bubbling on the stove, with a comforting Italian Vegetable Soup with Phyllo Croutons to dip, plus an oh-so-tender Lamb Stew. Instead of apple pie for dessert, Giada's baking up simply sweet Apple Crostatas.

Saturday
Sep 30
8:30am | 7:30c
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 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.

Saturday
Jan 20
7am | 6c

Show Extras

How to Cook Like an Italian

From easy homemade pasta to handmade sauces, our complete guide to Italian cooking will help you bring home the flavors of Italy.
Our Best Italian Recipes and Menus

Pantry: Italian Essentials

A well-stocked pantry makes whipping up delicious Italian meals a snap. Countless dishes can be made from ingredients on hand, but with a quick dash through the express line for perishables, the options are limitless.

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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.