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Giada's Pea Pesto Crostini

Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.

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Brussels Sprout-Leaf Salad

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White Bean and Chicken Chili

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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Gorgonzola and Herbs

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Season 2, Episode 18

Play Date

Eloisa comes over to the house to hang with Giada, while the kids, Julian and Jade, enjoy a play date.

Friday
Feb 17
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 25

Pasta From Scratch

Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make good, old-fashioned Italian pasta from scratch. Then, she tops it off with three homemade pasta dish recipes; Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna, Roasted Tomato Soup with Halibut and Fresh Pasta, Fresh Fettuccine with Figs, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese.

Friday
Mar 31
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 15

Cocktails and Appetizers

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a poolside cocktail party, but the appetizers are finger food versions of traditional breakfast foods like French Toast Fingers with Ginger Bourbon Maple Syrup, Mini Smoked Frittatas With Chive Creme Fraiche and Melon and Olive Mini Skewers With Black Pepper Herb Honey. Her friends, mixologists Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, join the fun and create the Scotch Bonnet Marmalade to complement the menu.

Friday
Jun 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 27

Beach Volleyball

It's the annual De Laurentiis volleyball tournament and this year Giada is in charge of the food. Giada makes a portable menu of Thyme Pasta Frittata, Perfectly Crunchy Slaw and Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies that travels to Will Rogers State Beach.

Friday
Jul 28
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 36

Ethnic: Spanish Food

Inspired by the flavors of Spain, Giada De Laurentiis creates an authentic menu that features a Spanish Potato Omelet; a Quick and Easy Romesco Sauce; Seafood, Sausage and Chicken Fideua and Spirited Triple-Lemon Malt.

Friday
Sep 15
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Jade's Music Class

Jade loves to sing and dance so Giada hosts Jade's music class at home and treats the kids and parents to a whimsical and delicious lunch.

Friday
Oct 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Sugar Rush

It's Halloween, so 'tis the season for a major sugar fix. Giada prepares decadent dessert with the kids in mind. She spins the Smoked Almond Caramel to perfection, turns Truffles into lollipops and creates the ultimate Homemade Orange Marshmallows for trick or treaters to enjoy in a little sugar rush before heading out into the neighborhood for an evening of Halloween fun.

Friday
Oct 6
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 7

Halloween Goodies

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a very "old school" Halloween party for Jade and her friends. Giada transforms her backyard into a pumpkin patch and the kids decorate pumpkins and snack on traditional treats like Chocolate, Almond and Cherry Brittle, Peanut Butter Candy-Filled Zeppole, Orange Spiced Apple Cider and White Chocolate Caramel Apples.

Friday
Oct 13
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 46

More For Less

Giada shows people how to make the most of their money when it comes to using ingredients you may already have in the fridge or in the pantry. She makes Pea Pesto Crostini, Lemon Chicken Soup With Spaghetti and Lemon-Mint Cake With Lemon Syrup.

Friday
Nov 3
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Thanksgiving Sides

Giada De Laurentiis celebrates the flavors of fall with elegant Thanksgiving side dishes. Some are family favorites, while others are a fun spin on the traditional. Baked Mashed Potatoes With Peas, Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs; Sweet and Savory Root Vegetable Stuffing With Apples and Dried Cranberries; Persimmon-Pumpkin Pie With Mascarpone Shortbread Crust are all perfect with the big turkey or as a great finish to a holiday meal.

Friday
Nov 10
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 3

Thanksgiving Favorites

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with friends, family and fabulous food! Giada De Laurentiis creates a fresh approach to a classic menu with Roasted Root Vegetable Salad, Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Risotto and Cranberry-Orange Glazed Turkey for a memorable Thanksgiving.

Friday
Nov 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Elegant Appetizers

Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a cocktail party for her closest friends. She provides entertaining tips and creates easy dishes for an unforgettable evening. On the menu: Polenta Half-Moons With Whipped Goat Cheese, Mini Shrimp Cakes With Ginger Butter, Citrus Couscous Cups, and a refreshing cocktail, Frozen Grapetini.

Friday
Nov 24
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 8

Thanksgiving Leftovers

What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers? Giada De Laurentiis takes some of the traditional favorites and makes fun new twists to enjoy after the holiday. The menu includes Thankful Shepherd's Pie, Cranberry Barbecue Sliders With Celery Apple Slaw and Eggs Benedict on Stuffing Cakes.

Friday
Nov 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 24

Giada's Greek Feast

Giada De Laurentiis makes a Greek meal inspired by her trip to Santorini and invites over a few friends for a beautiful Greek Feast with a California vibe. Giada creates a Greek pizza, Greek meatballs, and a twist on dessert with olive oil muffins.

Friday
Dec 22
10am | 9c
Season 8, Episode 7

East Meets Italy

In L.A., there are numerous Italian/Asian fusion restaurants with dishes that reflect the dynamic flavors of the east and the west. In this episode, Giada De Laurentiis explores the Japanese/Italian food culture in L.A. and makes three dishes that reflect a blend of styles and flavors like Blistered Shishito Pepper With Olive and Basil Salt, Asian Mushroom Risotto and Far East Spaghetti.

Friday
Dec 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 21

Spice of Life

Giada De Laurentiis turns up the heat in the kitchen as she creates hot and fiery recipes from around the globe like Vietnamese Red Snapper With Noodles, Vegetable Paella, Spiced Beef Kabobs With Cucumber Yogurt Sauce and Moroccan Chocolate Mousse.

Friday
Dec 22
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 38

Future Chefs

Giada De Laurentiis mentors under-served kids interested in careers in the food industry. She helps them prepare a dinner of Rosemary and Mustard Chicken With Vegetable Bolognese, Polenta Torta and Stone-Fruit Shortcakes With Mascarpone Cream for their teachers as a way of saying "thanks."

Friday
Dec 29
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 29

College Rivalry

Giada graduated from UCLA, and her Aunt Dina is a student at USC. The two California colleges are archrivals when it comes to football. Today, Giada invites Dina and some friends over to the house to watch the big game, and snack on some delicious football inspired food.

Friday
Dec 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 7

Casino Night

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.

Friday
Dec 29
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 4

Late-Night Munchies

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.

Friday
Dec 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine with Giada De Laurentiis and get the morning started with a gourmet approach to breakfast classics. The delicious menu includes Creamy Polenta with Bacon and Cranberries, Sweet and Sticky Caramel-Hazelnut Rolls, Italian Sausage and Egg Bake, and a refreshing Strawberry, Lemon and Basil Mimosa!

Saturday
Dec 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 31

LA Hot Spots: Breakfast

"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.

Sunday
Dec 31
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 7

Body and Soul

Giada invites her yoga instructor, and some other friends, over to the house for a day of rejuvenation. Giada's instructor leads a poolside yoga class, showing guests some simple poses that they can do anytime...anywhere...to relieve stress and tension. Giada prepares a healthy menu to be enjoyed after the class.

Friday
Jan 5
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 26

Meatless Mondays

Giada De Laurentiis creates meatless meals every Monday night at home. Not only are there health benefits to following the practice, but major environmental consequences as well. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite meatless recipes like Avocado Hummus, Lentil Burgers, Sweet Potato Salad and Tostadas made with Roasted Vegetables.

Friday
Jan 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Light and Fabulous

Great recipes to kick off the new year right. A menu with a healthy touch ... light on fatty ingredients, heavy on flavor: Broiled Tilapia With Mustard-Chive Sauce, Wheat Berries With Strawberries and Goat Cheese, Carrot and Yam Puree and Cantaloupe and Mint Granita.

Friday
Jan 5
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 18

Feel-Good Food

Giada makes four healthy recipes that may be low in fat and calories, but are full of amazing favor. The menu features Egg and Kale Breakfast Wraps, Roasted Vegetables With Chipotle Cream, Grilled Salmon and Pineapple With Avocado Dressing and a Banana and Walnut Smoothie.

Friday
Jan 5
11:30am | 10:30c

About the Show

On her show Giada at Home, Giada De Laurentiis shares her love for entertaining California-style. Be Giada's guest as she puts together unique meals for gatherings with friends and family. Whether it's a festive bash or an intimate meal, in her own kitchen or at the beach, it's a day of memorable food and fun.

About the Host

Giada De Laurentiis

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.