Giada makes three of her favorite recipes that she learned as a student at Cordon Bleu in Paris. While at Cordon Bleu, Giada and her fellow students had to do everything by hand ... no mixing tools or short-cuts. In this episode, Giada simplifies the recipes for the home chef, whipping up three French inspired desserts: Chocolate and Cheese Danish, Lemon Pavlovas with Berries and Honey-Almond Madeleines.
Giada De Laurentiis makes four recipes based on ingredients pulled from the herbs she grows at home including a fun cocktail and a few wonderfully scented desserts.
Giada De Laurentiis creates four Italian small plates and serves them Dim Sum-style to her girlfriends. The menu features Jade's BBP, Hazelnut Brittle, Crispy Fig and Gorgonzola Ravioli and Breakfast PLTs.
Giada De Laurentiis's grandmother kept a recipe journal that contains family recipes and De Laurentiis cooking secrets, written in her own hand. Giada and her aunt Raffy spend an afternoon in the kitchen re-creating some of these amazing family dishes, like CApellini al Forno, Spaghetti al Melone and Broiled Halibut With Bechamel Sauce.
Giada prepares a special Mother's Day lunch for her sister and their kids. The festive menu includes Strawberry Tomato Jam Crostini, Prosciutto and Cucumber Crostini With Arugula Mustard and Fusilli With Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette.
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.
It's Jade's first birthday, so Giada is hosting a kids' party in her backyard. The party has a fun animal theme complete with games and costumes.
Giada invites someone she admires over for a casual lunch. Apollonia Poilane, the owner of Poilane bakery in Paris stops by to enjoy a French inspired menu.
Aunt Raffy joins Giada De Laurentiis in the kitchen for a day of fun and laughter while her sister, Eloisa, joins them to try out their family dishes including Polpettone Two Ways, Quinoa Pilaf and Aunt Raffy's Peach and Blueberry Crisp.
Kids love surprises at Halloween! Giada De Laurentiis prepares entertaining and spooky treats for her young Halloween guests: Chocolate Apricot Bugs, Cinnamon Pumpkin Roll With Chocolate Filling and delicious Macaroon Lollipops.
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates the season by preparing a beautiful family meal. The menu is a gift in itself of Roasted Prime Rib With Thyme and Marsala, Mashed Potatoes With Kale and for dessert, Pistachio, Cherry and Chocolate Tart.
Giada De Laurentiis's daughter, Jade, has invited some friends over for an after-school lunch, so Giada is whipping up a fun kid-friendly menu with a Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Creamy Cucumber Salad and Fluffy Chocolate Peanut Butter Sundaes.
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.
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 makes four recipes inspired by important moments in her life and career: Baked Lemon Ziti, a twist on one of her first TV recipes; Mozzarella Fonduta, an homage to a favorite childhood dish; Rib Eye Steak Paninis, a frequent pregnancy craving; and Pink Grapefruit and Thyme Bellinis, a cocktail reminiscent of her engagement.
Giada De Laurentiis makes delectable desserts that would be perfect for a fancy party. An Espresso Cake With Tuscan Liquor Buttercream and Caramel Glass, and a Walnut Rosemary Tart With Orange Chantilly Cream are sure to impress.
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.