Giada cooks a light and healthy lunch for her girlfriends, with Conghilie With Clams and Mussels, Tuscan Salad, Grapefruit Zabaglione Over Mixed Berries and Blissini.
Giada prepares meals from her favorite Italian trattorias. These family owned and run restaurants prepare flavors from home and hold the key to Italy's best dishes. Recipes: Pork Chops With Fennel and Caper Sauce, Mediterranean Farro Salad and Ricotta Cappuccino.
Giada prepares some of her favorite fast food that will leave your conscience clear but your stomach happy. Recipes: Halibut in Artichoke and Tomato Broth; Parmesan, Broccoli, and Cauliflower Salad; Mascarpone With Raspberry and Pineapple.
Giada finally has a day off and she wants to spend it with her aunt cooking some of their favorite Tuscan comfort food. They make Corn Tortelli With Tarragon Butter, Crab Salad Napoleons With Fresh Pasta and Sweet Fresh Fettuccini.
Giada is teaching a cooking class for kids! She's inviting some kids into her kitchen and showing them the basics to some Italian kid-friendly food: Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina, Broiled Zucchini and Potatoes With Parmesan Crust and Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti.
Giada and Todd are going to a drive-in movie and Giada's packing a picnic of Pancetta and Turkey Meatloaf Sandwiches, Sun-Dried Tomato and Peas on Endive Spears, Popcorn With Parmesan and Pecorino and Orange and Nut Squares.
Giada is throwing a Halloween party for the kids in the neighborhood this year. She'll fill their tummies with some delicious Halloween treats Italian-style. She makes Chocolate-Hazelnut Smooches, Chocolate Orange Cupcakes With Limoncello Frosting, Chocolate Almond Apricot Brittle and Italian Fruit Punch.
Giada's best girlfriend just married into an Italian family and her new in-laws are coming to dinner! Giada's going to show her how to take the stress out of this important meal with a beautiful and easy welcoming Italian menu: Roast Beef With Spicy Parsley Tomato Sauce, Thimbles With Mushrooms and Artichokes and Upsidedown Berry Crostada.
Giada prepares her favorite dishes that have the perfect balance between sweet and savory that can appeal to your every mood: Gnocchi With Cinnamon Butter, Short Ribs With Tagliatelle and Red Pepper Cheesecake.
Giada prepares some unusual antipasti that are hearty enough to serve for a lunch: Neapolitan Calamari and Shrimp Salad; Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Bundles; Pizzettes With Caramelized Onions, Goat Cheese and Prosciutto.
Giada is giving herself a challenge! She coming up with four dishes each with only five ingredients that you can prepare in just 15 minutes: Rigatoni With Red Pepper, Almonds and Bread Crumbs; Salmon With Puff Pastry and Pesto; Croissant Panini; Biscotti-Gelato Sandwiches and Espresso.
Giada takes inspiration from her New York travels and throws an Italian twist on her favorite New York dishes. She makes: Asparagus With Vin Santo Vinaigrette, Butternut Squash Tortellini With Brown Butter Sauce and Pork With Sweet Onion Marmellata.
Giada's sister has a new baby. Giada shows her sister how to prepare meals you can freeze ahead from appetizers to desserts good for busy schedules or when you are just on the go. Recipes include: Turkey and Artichoke Stuffed Shells With Arrabbiata Sauce, Artichoke Pesto on Ciabatta and Strawberry Strata.
Giada is visiting her friend's vineyard and she is bringing along some food that will pair perfectly with the wines: Spaghetti With Pinot Grigio and Seafood, Smoked Mozzarella and Sun-Dried Tomato Cigars, Lamb With Chianti Vinaigrette and Grilled Peaches in Wine.
Giada whips up a favorite meal from her catering days. She invites her former client Maxine Greenspan to visit her in the kitchen and takes a meal over to the Greenspans for dinner. With recipes for Salmon in Lemon Brodetto With Pea Puree, Onion Soup With Fontina and Thyme and Italian Chocolate Sandwich Cookie.
Giada prepares regional Italian dishes from Northern and Southern Italy that demonstrate how different "Italian Food" can really be. Sicilian Penne With Swordfish and Eggplant, Tuscan White Bean and Garlic Soup, Pecorino Romano With Apples and Fig Jam.
Giada 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.
Giada makes an Italian gift basket that will keep her family and friends enjoying Christmas well into the new year. With recipes for Salami and Gorgonzola Biscuits, Ragu With Pancetta and Prosciutto, Toasted Cecchi, Almonds and Pistachios and Parma-Style Carrot Cake.
Giada de Laurentiis wants to have a quiet, intimate Thanksgiving with her husband. She'll show you how to pare down this feast without skimping on tradition with recipes for Turkey and Cranberry Ravioli, Cornbread Panzanella Salad and Apple and Walnut Torta.
Giada's inviting the girls over for a potluck party. They raid their closets and bring over clothes and jewelry to exchange and Giada makes Balsamic Chicken Drumettes, Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad, Sweet Potato Fries With Basil Salt and Garlic Mayonnaise and Vanilla Gelato Bites With Chocolate and Hazelnuts.