Giada De Laurentiis

Italian Classics Meet California-Cool Cuisine
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Italian Classics Meet California-Cool Cuisine

Check out Giada's best recipes to see how she dresses up the authentic flavors of Italian favorites with her take on fresh add-ins.

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  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd host a glamorous casino night party inspired by Giada's recent trip to Monte Carlo. The menu features Lobster Risotto Arancini, Crostini With Poached Figs, Goat Cheese and Crispy Pancetta, Tangerine Sorbet With Vanilla Cream and Candied Pistachios and Basil Blackberry Spritzers.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis creates four tasty Italian dishes made with inexpensive ingredients like Cannellini Bean and Sausage Stew, Open-Faced Eggplant and Mushroom Sandwiches, Spicy Garlic and Anchovy Farfalle and Almond Affogato.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd host a glamorous casino night party inspired by Giada's recent trip to Monte Carlo. The menu features Lobster Risotto Arancini, Crostini With Poached Figs, Goat Cheese and Crispy Pancetta, Tangerine Sorbet With Vanilla Cream and Candied Pistachios and Basil Blackberry Spritzers.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis spends a Saturday afternoon hosting a pool party for her friends and their kids. She creates a great menu to enjoy in the sunshine: Burgers a la Pizzaiola, Penne with Brown Butter, Arugula and Pine Nuts and a delicious Tropical Watermelon Sorbet.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis makes three California inspired recipes that culminates with a backyard feast with friends. The menu features California Lettuce Cups, Gorgonzola Burgers and Lemon Angel Food Cupcake With Lemon Curd and Mascarpone Frosting.

  • Giada at Home

    The island cuisine of Capri is one of Giada's favorites, and includes fresh fish, tomatoes, garlic, basil, capers and olive oil. Giada prepares a mouth-watering menu influenced by the flavors she's grown to love during her many visits to Capri.

  • Giada at Home

    It's midnight, you're starving and you feel like some good old-fashioned comfort food. Giada De Laurentiis raids her fridge and whips up some of her favorite late-night munchies, including Mortadella Bites, an Italian Monte Cristo, Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Curry Ketchup and a Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Float.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada and some of her girlfriends walk a 5K race in Los Angeles to benefit cancer research. The night before the race, Giada prepares a nutritious and energizing meal of Beef and Cannellini Bean Minestrone and Farro With Cheese and Herbs for her team to enjoy. She also makes Apricot Oat Bars, a delicious snack for the group to munch on during the walk.

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  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd host a glamorous casino night party inspired by Giada's recent trip to Monte Carlo. The menu features Lobster Risotto Arancini, Crostini With Poached Figs, Goat Cheese and Crispy Pancetta, Tangerine Sorbet With Vanilla Cream and Candied Pistachios and Basil Blackberry Spritzers.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada enjoys some of her favorite comfort foods at a casual dinner with Jade in the kitchen.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada prepares recipes influenced by her travels and amazing dining experiences. She makes Meaty Mushroom Lasagna, Couscous-Stuffed Peppers With Basil Sauce and Frozen Brownie Sundaes.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis loves chocolate! She shares some of her favorite mouth watering chocolate recipes including a Homemade Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread, Double Chocolate and Mint Cookies, Brownie-Walnut Pie, and to top it off, a Chocolate-Espresso Martini!

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis and her family head out on a weekend getaway. Eating out every night on a vacation can get expensive so Giada prepares some easy, inexpensive dishes ahead of time to be enjoyed over the course of the trip.

  • Giada at Home

    "Giada at Home" explores some of the cool places around Los Angeles where you can go for breakfast. Giada De Laurentiis re-creates some of her favorite dishes with her own spin like Lemon-Almond Waffles; Salami, Bacon and Spinach Hash; Breakfast Popovers With Italian Sausage and Peach and Basil Frozen Daiquiris.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada loves lemons. In fact, a few months ago she hosted a lunch at her house and one of her guests, Julie, brought Giada a lemon tree as a gift. Well...Giada planted that tree in her backyard. It's grown considerably since then and now bares big, healthy, beautiful lemons. So...Giada decides to use the lemons from her tree to create a lemon themed meal.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada de Laurentiis is joined in the kitchen by her daughter and her friends for a kids' cooking class. The kid-friendly menu features Pizza Popcorn, Green Spears and Ham, Snap Pea and Parmesan Salad and Pound Cake Sandwiches With Strawberry Whipped Cream.

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Giada never has a dull moment, between sharing Italian-style recipes on Giada at Home and serving as a Food Network Star mentor and judge. More

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