In California, what can be more al fresco than having an Italian feast right on the beach! Giada's 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's 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 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's version of a classic quiche. Her Whitefish With Lemon Vinaigrette is delicious. And for something dazzling -- Prosecco and Fruit Gelatin.
Today, Giada 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's 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 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 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.
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 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, and Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze.
Parties are a great way to catch up with friends and make new ones! Giada's got 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's 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 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's 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, and for dessert, delicious Italian Doughnuts.
Giada's 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's 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. Giada's making 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.
Today Giada's going to share her favorite recipes: Fusilli with Sausage, Artichokes and Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Grilled Bread, Mixed Green Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette and Angel Food Cake with Espresso Mascarpone Cream. They're all stress-free which will give you plenty of time to savor them.