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 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 spends an afternoon teaching kids how to cook a simple meal at a local cooking school.
Giada De Laurentiis creates her spin on foods to enjoy while watching the big game. The menu includes Sticky Pork Ribs With Balsamic Barbecue Sauce, Sweet Potato Tots With Dill Dust and Strawberry Wonton Cups With Orange Mascarpone.
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.
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 hosts an evening cocktail party poolside with sophisticated appetizers -- Black Forbidden Rice With Peaches and Snap Peas, Shrimp and Beef Skewers With Soy and Scallion Butter -- fun cocktails -- Ginger and Apple Martinis -- and a DJ.
Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by her recent trip to Thailand to create an exotic dinner at home. The menu features Thai Curry, Naked Spring Rolls and a sweet Thai Iced Tea.
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.
"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 hosts a backyard party for her friends and their kids. The menu appeals to grown-ups but offers a kid friendly twist with Grilled Cheese With Spinach and Pancetta, Fish Sticks With Marinara Sauce and Berry Lemonade. The party culminates with a cake decorating contest that gives each kid the chance to transform an ordinary pound cake into a spectacular, sweet, multi-tiered, out of this world dessert.
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.