Giada visits some of her favorite food trucks around Los Angeles and then creates dishes inspired by them, like Pulled Pork Tacos, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Fries, and Chocolate and Strawberry Crepes.
Giada gives us some money smart recipes that save a few dollars, but still create amazing and fun dishes. With recipes for Apricot and Pineapple Crisps, Herbed Flatbread and Cipollini Onion and Fennel Pot Roast.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares a festive spring luncheon based on fresh ingredients that celebrate the season. The menu features Grilled Artichoke and Celery Root Puree, Lemon-Cumin Chicken and Hibiscus Panna Cotta.
Giada De Laurentiis and a few of her girlfriends take a rock-climbing lesson at Point Dume outside of Malibu. Giada makes a picnic that includes an Israeli Couscous Salad, Chicken and Honey Mustard Pinwheels and Fig, Almond and Orange Bars for everyone to enjoy after a great day on the rocks.
Giada De Laurentiis teams up with the King of Korean barbecue, Roy Choi. Roy takes Giada on an adventure through L.A.'s Korea Town. Then, Giada returns home and makes Korean Barbecue Beef, Spicy Sesame Bok Choy, Vegetarian Korean Noodles and a Kimchi Pancake to serve up to Todd and their friends.
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 De Laurentiis and Todd host a twilight party in their Malibu backyard, complete with fun camp-style food! Todd sets up a tent, pillows and sleeping bags for Jade and Julian, as Giada prepares a campy menu of Lamb Sliders, Penne With Roasted Vegetables and Prosciutto, and to stay warm, White Hot Chocolate With Marshmallow Stirrers.
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.
Giada spends an afternoon teaching kids how to cook a simple meal at a local cooking school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Giada and Todd have friends over to watch the big game. Giada serves up a playful menu in the backyard.
It's a big football weekend and Giada De Laurentiis cooks up some fabulous munchies that will leave her guests talking about the food and the football! Giada's big game food includes Caprese Burgers, Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip, and Spicy Cinnamon-Chocolate Brownies.
It's tailgating time and Giada De Laurentiis prepares unique chili recipes from around the country! With California Turkey Chili, Vegetarian Chili Verde, and Short Rib Chili, Giada kicks off game day with winning recipes.
Giada invites friends over for a pizza party. She makes the dough by scratch and comes up with three delicious pizzas recipes. Friends munch on the homemade pizzas while they make their own individual pies. Giada supplies custom "To Go" boxes so each guest can take home his pizza creation to cook and enjoy later.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a light and delicious menu for a spa day at home with Jade and their girlfriends. Each dish has a fun and unique twist like Swiss Chard Rolls with wild rice and exotic spices, Nicoise Salad Pizzettes and an Avocado-Chocolate Mousse.
Go behind the scenes with Giada De Laurentiis and Suzanne Goin as they plan for an incredible charity event. We'll tell Alex's story and explain Giada's special interest in the organization. As they plan the party, Giada prepares a special meal for Suzanne of Beet and Marinated Goat Cheese Salad, Halibut With Lemon-Butter and Crispy Shallots and a unique flavor of Maple-Fig Ice Cream.
Made with Love - Giada makes some beautiful sweet treats to deliver with Jade to her in-laws on Valentine's Day.
Giada De Laurentiis shows her love of all things chocolate with a chocolate-inspired menu; Wedge Salad With Raspberry-Chocolate Vinaigrette, Cocoa-rubbed Pork Tenderloin With Chocolate Tomato Sauce, Chocolate Zabaglione With Tiramisu and White Chocolate Espresso-Vodka Martinis make for a chocoholic's dream come true.
With a little TLC, Giada De Laurentiis shares some of her favorite chocolate Valentine's Day treats, like Brazilian-Style Truffles, Double-Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a fun small-bite party menu that features mini versions of some of her favorite recipes over the years like Mini Antipasto Calzones, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes With Lemon Parsley Aioli, Ricotta and Cinnamon Meatballs and Chocolate Honey Almond Tartlets.
It's a glamorous trip down memory lane and a taste of the beloved foods of Old Hollywood. Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by old menus archived at the Los Angeles Public Library and creates spins on dishes from the famous Villa Nova Restaurant, Chasen's and the Tick Tock Tea Room, with Veal Saltimbocca, Smoky Meaty Chili and Orange Sticky Buns.
Giada De Laurentiis creates meals that feature vegetables as the main dish with hearty and colorful dishes like Kale, Raisin and Pine Nut Soccas, Tuscan Barley and Vegetable Soup, Fettucine With Roasted Tomatoes, Peas and Fresh Mozzarella and Tofu and Black Bean Scramble With Smoked Salmon.
Giada enjoys some of her favorite comfort foods at a casual dinner with Jade in the kitchen.