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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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Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Paprika

Mini Chicken and Broccoli Pot Pies

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Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde

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Blueberry-Banana Bread

Halibut with Lemon-Butter and Crispy Shallots

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Roasted Red Bell Peppers with Eggplant (Funghetto)

White Bean and Chicken Chili

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Linguine with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives, and Lemon

Pizza Dough

Asian Chicken Salad

Lemony Shrimp and Risotto

Peach and Strawberry Crumble

Peanut Butter Dog Bone Treats

Vegetable Chow Mein

Pea Pesto Crostini

Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad

Spicy Linguine with Clams and Mussels

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!

Friday
Jan 13
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 10

Everyday Ingredients

The holidays are over, and it's time to start the New Year off right! Giada De Laurentiis prepares an affordable and delicious meal of Strawberry Cream Parfaits, Hearty Meatball Stew, and Artichoke Soup with Fresh Mint.

Friday
Feb 24
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 37

Dig in for a Cause

Giada and her friends do volunteer work at a community garden on behalf of OXFAM, an organization that fights world hunger. Giada also packs a tasty picnic of Pecorino and Bean Salad, Smoked Salmon BLT and Ginger-Tea Lemonade to enjoy after their efforts.

Friday
Feb 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Chicken Three Ways

Giada De Laurentiis makes one delicious chicken and turns it into a handful of elegant dishes that you can enjoy any night of the week. Easy recipes that don't break the bank like Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables, Risotto With Bacon and Kale, Curried Chicken and Apple Wraps and Salad With Roasted Root Vegetable Vinaigrette.

Friday
Feb 24
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 26

Stuff It

You just can't beat food that is stuffed! Giada De Laurentiis makes recipes based on things that are stuffed; Anti Pasto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts, Popovers with Crab and Mango Salad, Stuffed Peanut Butter Cupcakes.

Friday
Mar 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 8

Springtime Celebrations

Giada De Laurentiis creates a springtime feast to celebrate the season with family and friends. The menu includes Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Gremolata; Grilled Potato Salad; Peas, Bacon and Prosecco; and Raspberry Clafoutis.

Friday
Apr 7
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 19

Springtime in Italy

Giada makes a very traditional Italian Easter luncheon for her family using the fresh flavors of Italy. The menu features Italian Springtime Lamb, Artichoke Risotto and Whipped Ricotta Salad.

Saturday
Apr 8
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 0, Episode 2

The Royal Treatment

In a one-hour "Giada at Home" special, Giada De Laurentiis gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the polo luncheon she catered for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their California visit and prepares a royal lunch at home for her friends who attended the event. The menu features Frico Cups with Shrimp and Avocado, Grilled Vegetable Towers and Chicken and Crunchy Slaw in Endive Spears, as well as Prosecco and Scotch Whiskey Juleps.

Saturday
Apr 29
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 31

Welcome Home

Carolyna is home from college and Giada is making her a "good to be home" meal with Turkey Milanese, Bacon and Pancetta Potatoes and Roasted Apple Pies With Whipped Cream.

Friday
May 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 21

The Heat is On

Four recipes with a kick. Giada De Laurentiis heats up the kitchen with spicy food including a hot twist on meatballs, a hot gazpacho, a spicy ravioli, and even a fiery strawberry and chocolate dessert.

Friday
May 19
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

Lobster Bake

Giada prepares food for a traditional lobster bake with friends. The group will gather at the beach to build a 3-4 foot hole in the sand that will be used as the "oven" to cook the lobsters Giada buys at Santa Monica Seafood.

Friday
May 26
10am | 9c
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 5, Episode 18

Coast to Coast Barbecue

Giada De Laurentiis takes us on a coast-to-coast adventure introducing us to great barbecue recipes that reflect different parts of the country. The dishes feature unexpected flavors like Pork Sandwiches With White Barbecue Sauce, Grilled Salmon With Sun-Dried Tomato Butter, Spiced Beef Brisket With Smoky Barbecue Sauce and even a grilled dessert, Grilled Apple Slices With Caramel-Mascarpone Cream.

Friday
Jul 14
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Moroccan Magic

There's nothing quite like a poolside cocktail party with live music and amazing food. Giada takes the "exotic" up a notch by making this summer fancy a Moroccan- themed gathering, timed perfectly for sunset.

Friday
Jul 21
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 28

A Girl's Grill

Giada De Laurentiis grills for her girlfriends, but it's not your usual burgers and steaks. Instead, Giada combines really fun and beautiful ingredients that you wouldn't necessarily think to grill, like Beet, Apple and Cheese Pizzettes, Grilled Corn and Cheese Cakes and Grilled Pineapple, Bananas and Grapes.

Friday
Jul 21
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

Backyard Campout

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.

Friday
Jul 21
11am | 10c
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 3, Episode 18

Pool Party

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.

Friday
Jul 28
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Grilling with Bobby

Giada De Laurentiis invites Bobby Flay over for a day of fun in the kitchen. The two create a colorful meal with Grilled Seafood Pasta Fra Diavolo, Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops With Grilled Pineapple and Grilled Peach Tarte Tatin With Thyme Whipped Cream and Bobby shows Giada how to create one of his favorite cocktails, Sparkling Apricot Mint Sours.

Friday
Jul 28
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 42

Road Trip Picnic

Giada packs the perfect picnic for a trip on the road. She gives tips on how to make the meal easy to eat in the car or at a picnic spot. With recipes for Chicken and Arugula Pita Pockets, Penne With Treviso and Goat Cheese and Raspberry-Vanilla Smoothie.

Friday
Aug 4
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 33

Have Food Will Travel

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.

Friday
Aug 4
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 6

Giada's Tasting Menu

Giada De Laurentiis creates a small plate tasting menu for some of her friends. The twist is that each dish on the menu contains fennel, like a Citrus Fennel Salad, Pan Roasted Salmon with Fennel Puree, Fennel Upside-Down Cake and a Fennel Martini made with Fennel Vodka.

Friday
Aug 4
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Breakfast for Dinner

In Italy, "eggs for dinner" is very common so Giada prepares a delicious menu that is perfect for a relaxed and casual night with lots of candlelight and comfy attire. With a trip to LA Mill Coffee for espresso beans.

Friday
Aug 11
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

Sunday Brunch

Giada, Todd and Trevor spend their Sunday morning paddle surfing in the Pacific then head home for a casual brunch with elegant touches: Breakfast Panini, Frittata With Peaches and Cherries and Smoked Salmon and Frisee Carpaccio.

Friday
Aug 11
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 9

Slumber Party with Alie and Georgia

Giada De Laurentiis is a guest at the Hollywood Improv, for Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark's live comedy show called "Slumber Party with Alie and Georgia." In keeping with the theme, Giada prepares breakfast-style food to take to the event like Bloody Mary Dip, Silver Dollar Pancake Sandwiches and Eggs Benedict Deviled Eggs. Meanwhile, Alie and Georgia prepare a Lavender Chamomile Tequila to go enjoy with the appetizers while on stage.

Friday
Aug 11
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 23

Around the World

Giada prepares a cohesive menu based on her love of world cuisine. Giada s menu represents Trinidad, India and an Italian fusion creation.

Friday
Aug 18
10am | 9c

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.